How to update Moto G to Android KitKat 4.4.4

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Hey folks! After waiting for more than a month today morning I got the Android KitKat 4.4.4 on my Moto G. So as promised I will be sharing the easy guide to update your Moto G to Android 4.4.4.

Perquisites before you  update Moto G to Android  KitKat 4.4.4:

  • Connect your phone to the charger.(Keep it connected till the whole process completes)
  • Get a high-speed 3G or WiFi connection. (Remember lakhs of people are downloading the update with you so you can’t comprise on speed)
  • Stay near the phone until th update completes. (Or you might end up with a bricked phone! To know more about bricked phones checkout this link)
  • Take a backup of your files. (Not mandatory)
  • Last but not least! Ping your dear ones that your phone will be switched off for nearly 10 minutes while installation of the update:)

 

Also See:Android 4.4.4: A bug fixer for Android 4.4.3

 

Follow the steps below to update Moto G to Android 4.4.4:

  • Go to Settings>About Phone>System Updates.

You will see a screen like this if your phone has got the update:

Android 4.4.4 update available for moto g screenshot

  • Click on Yes,I’m in to proceed.
  • After you click Yes,I’m  you will see that the update has started to download. Expect very low-speed. It took me 2hours to download that 167MB update on a 2mbps connection.

Downloading Andorid 4.4.4 on moto g 1Downloading Andorid 4.4.4 on moto g 2Downloading Andorid 4.4.4 on moto g 3

 

  • After the completion of download you will be notified that you won’t be able to make or receive calls for the upcoming 10 minutes and the installation will start.
  • You will see a screen like this until the update completes.

  • So there you go, Now your Moto G is updated to Android KitKat 4.4.4.
  • Check out the below screenshots to know what’s new in Android KitKat 4.4.4

New contacts app on Moto G after android 4.4.4 update. New dialer on Moto G after Android 4.4.4 update Android 4.4.4 on moto G

 

I hope this guide helped you to update Moto G to Android KitKat  4.4.4 . Do share this guide with your facebook friends having Moto G. You can also comment your queries about the update in the comment section below the post.

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