Will Verduzco · Jun 4, 2014 at 04:00 pm

[OTA Captured] Android 4.4.3 OTAs Live for Nexus 4 and 10

Ever since Monday’s Android 4.4.3 release, the first thing on every Android fan’s mind has been when his/her device will receive the update goods. As one would expect, current generation Google Nexus devices were the first to receive the update goods, thanks to the release of updated factory images. However, these factory images weren’t of much use to users who hadn’t yet unlocked their bootloaders and don’t want to wipe their /data partitions. Luckily, the update’s corresponding OTAs have also been rolling out to current Nexus devices, starting yesterday morning with the Nexus 5 and continuing with the WiFi-only variant of the Nexus 7 (2013).

Now, the Android 4.4.3 OTA updates for the Google Nexus 4 and Google Nexus 10 have gone live, thus enabling users who haven’t yet unlocked their bootloaders to incorporate all of the goodies found in Google’s latest and greatest. Just as we saw in the factory images, the updates for both devices come in at build number KTU84L.

Naturally, these updates will make their way out to consumer devices via staged OTA rollouts. As such, not every device will be in the initial wave. However, XDA Recognized Contributor / “Resident Archivist-in-Chief” oldblue910 has an utterly fantastic series of stock OTA reference threads for all current GPe and Nexus devices:

If you’re a Nexus 4 or Nexus 10 owner and you’ve been waiting for the captured OTAs, today’s your lucky day. Go grab the updates from the links above, enter your stock recovery, switch the recovery to ADB sideload mode, and then do the deed with ADB Sideload [file name].


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Will Verduzco

willverduzco is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. Will Verduzco is the Portal Administrator for the XDA-Developers Portal. He has been addicted to mobile technology since the HTC Wizard. But starting with the Nexus One, his gadget love affair shifted to Google's little green robot. He is also a Johns Hopkins University graduate in neuroscience and is now currently studying to become a physician. View willverduzco's posts and articles here.
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