Install Android 4.4.4 KitKat update on Samsung Galaxy Nexus unit now! One of Samsung’s 2011 smartphones, the Google Galaxy Nexus can now be upgraded with latest and official OS, the Android 4.4.4 KitKat.
According to GSM Arena’s specs list, the only official update made available for the Samsung Galaxy Nexus is the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean.
But thanks to custom ROM developers, particularly those who created the ParanoidAndroid ROM, Samsung Galaxy Nexus owners can now easily install Android 4.4.4 KitKat update on their handset.
Specifically, the ParanoidAndroid ROM is compatible with Samsung Galaxy Nexus bearing the model number GT-I9250.
Although the firmware is not an official release, Samsung Galaxy Nexus GT-I9250 who wish to install Android 4.4.4 KitKat update on their smartphone can now experience Google’s latest mobile operating system.
As posted on International Business Times, the ParanoidAndroid custom firmware brings in “customization options, new visual interface, short-cuts for easy access to key apps, performance tweaks and many more improvements to enhance user-experience.” For those who are interested to install Android 4.4.4 KitKat update on Samsung Galaxy Nexus GT-I9250 via ParanoidAndroid ROM, visit this report to learn more about the step-by-step installation guide and obtain the download links for the necessary files. But prior to the installation process, users need to meet the requirements first that will ensure a successful installation process: Enable USB debugging mode on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus GT-I9250.
Make a backup of the data stored on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus GT-I9250 using recommended custom recovery tools such as ClockWorkMod and TWRP.
The Samsung Galaxy Nexus should have 80 percent battery or more to avoid power interruption during the process. The correct USB drivers should be installed on the computer so the Samsung Galaxy Nexus will easily connect with the PC.