Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini users can now install Android 4.4.2 KitKat update with official firmware! The specs list for Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini on GSM Arena noted that the 2013 smartphone is now upgradeable to Android 4.4.2 KitKat update.
Reportedly, the latest firmware based on Android 4.4.2 KitKat update is currently available for Samsung Galaxy Note 3 units in Germany.
Particularly, the firmware with build number I9195XXUCNH5 is “expected to add bug fixes, performance enhancements and deliver smooth experience,” according to International Business Times post.
Also, it should be noted that the official Android 4.4.2 KitKat update can only be installed for now on Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini LTE or those bearing the model number GT-I9195.
Make sure to check the unit’s model first by going to Settings > General > About Phone > Model Number.
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini users in Germany who wish to install Android 4.4.2 KitKat update can access the firmware via Over-the-Air notification.
And since it is an OTA update, it may take a while for the new OS to reach all the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini LTE units.
Users who cannot wait for the OTA update to arrive in their region can opt for the manual installation process.
To proceed with the manual installation process of the official Android 4.4.2 KitKat update on Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini LTE, see the detailed instructions provided on this post from IB Times .
Moreover, there are some pre-requisites when installing official Android 4.4.2 KitKat update on Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini LTE.
First, users need to make sure that the USB drivers for the smartphone are installed on the PC.
This guarantees that the Android device will easily connect to the PC during the installation process.
Furthermore, to prevent power interruption and low battery issues, the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini LTE needs to have at least 80 percent battery level.
Enable USB Debugging mode on your device as well before installing official Android 4.4.2 KitKat update via the latest firmware.