Google Nexus 7

Published on November 13th, 2013 | by Tim Schofield


Manually Update the Nexus 7 to Android 4.4 KitKat

Below is a video that will show you the correct steps to manually update the Nexus 7 to Android 4.4 KitKat. This will work for both the 2012 and 2013 variants of the Nexus 7, just MAKE SURE you download the correct file for your device.

You will need to make sure you have the Android SDK tools and ADB installed on your PC.

If your PC isn’t recognizing your device (DEVICE NOT FOUND), install these drivers:

NOTE: This is the exact same as if you accepted the OTA update from Google, just done manually. No data will be wiped. I am not responsible for any damage done to your device.

How to Manually Update the Nexus 7 to Android 4.4 KitKat:



Nexus 7 2013 WIFI ONLY Download (KRT16O)

Nexus 7 2013 LTE

Nexus 7 2012 WIFI ONLY Download (KRT16O)

Nexus 7 2012 3G

To try out the Google Experience Launcher on your Nexus 7 download the file below. Thanks to AndroidPolice for the file.

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Tim Schofield is the owner of and the YouTube channel QbKing77. He has a love for all things tech and Android!

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