Samsung Galaxy S4 GT I9500smartphone users can now make use of KitKat 4.4.2 custom ROM firmware. Though very soon Samsung will be rolling out the Kitkat update of 4.4 in coming days, till then you can make use of the custom ROM firmwares which more than desired KitKat experience. All thanks to the customizations in Android platform which allow this to happen. So before we proceed on to check on what is the procedure with which you can apply this update, you need to follow the below mentioned quick pre requisites.
Quick Pre Requisites:
SMS – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”, Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application, Call Log - Call Log and Restore Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to internal / External SD Card, APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names”
Disclaimer: We should not be held responsible in any manner for any damage happened to your Galaxy S4 due to not following the instructions mentioned in the article.
Once you have rooted your device successfully, proceed to the next step where we have summed up the detailed guide which will help you update the device with the latest firmware of Kitkat 4.4 firmware.
Procedure to Update Galaxy S4 with KitKat 4.4.2 Android Firmware:
Note: If at all your Galaxy S4 smartphone gets in the boot loop mode, then you need to turn off the device and then reapply the update from the start. To turn off you can reinsert the battery or say you can long press the power button.
Do let us know in the comments section just in case if you face any issues in the process of firmware update. You have now successfully updated the latest version of KitKat 4.4.2 Android firmware in your Samsung Galaxy S4 Android smartphone.