Google has announced its new Android version 4.4 (or KitKat) operating system. KitKat will be presented on the expected phablet Nexus 5, according to an Oct. 31 report from Wired. The delay in coming forth with KitKat generated much speculation in which led to various presentation dates marked by different flashes of leaks that appeared on websites around the globe. However, all speculations seem to be over now.
Update procedure varies from one manufacturer to another, however, all Android devices are expected to have more or less the same steps.
Note: The date on which you can install Android 4.4 KitKat depends on your device model and your operator. Have you received a notice inviting you to install Android 4.4 KitKat?
To protect against possible data loss during the update to KitKat Android 4.4, we recommend, first, you make a backup of your settings and personal information (SMS, contacts, applications, settings, documents, music, photos, etc..) before starting the update.
Android allows automatic backup of some parameters and data associated with a Google account such as Wi-Fi passwords, bookmarks and installed applications from Google Play.
A third party solution can used to back up all your personal data. The following tutorial will allow you to put your data in a safe place before upgrading to Android 4.4 KitKat.
How to install Android KitKat 4.4 on your phone or tablet?
1. Ensure that the battery of your phone or your tablet is fully charged . The upgrade procedure takes time and can not be interrupted under any circumstances.
2. Go to Settings of your phone or tablet.
3. Click on About phone
4. Click on Software Update
5. Click on restart and install to download and install Android 4.4 KitKat on your phone or tablet.
And that's it, your Android phone or tablet is now equipped with the latest version of Android.
The new version of Android KitKat integrates Google search technology directly into the phone in various ways. The mobile contact list allows users to find phone numbers of personal contacts and local businesses such as restaurants.
Google also introduced the new smartphone Nexus 5, which will be the first to have software. The phone, manufactured by LG, will be available in 10 countries starting Thursday (Oct. 31) for $349 without a contract.