Google rolled out new KOT49E Android 4.4.1 KitKat firmware update (OTA) to Nexus recently. This KOT49E Android 4.4.1 KitKat update mainly fix camera issue. If you yet to receive an OTA update then you can always download the original firmware and flash it manually. The zip file that we added in download section can be flashed using both stock as well as custom recovery (CWM/TWRP). However, you can only flash it if you are using unmodified version of earlier firmware which is KRT16M Android 4.4 KitKat (read: Install Nexus 5 to Android 4.4 KitKat KRT16M Factory Image - How To). Unmodified means, you didn’t remove any system file. You may have a rooted device with custom recovery installed. To learn how to flash this KOT49E Android 4.4.1 KitKat firmware update, continue reading this guide to know how to install KOT49E Android 4.4.1 KitKat firmware update on Nexus 5.
Root Guide: How To Root Nexus 5 On Official Android 4.4 KitKat KOT49E–Easy Guide
This tutorial is only for Nexus 5. Don’t try this guide on any other Android device. Also, we are not responsible for any damage caused due to the instruction given in this page. Try this at your own risk. However, it is very unlikely that your device will be damaged if you follow all the instructions as it is which are mentioned in procedure.
1. Backup your device data. You can follow our ultimate backup guide.
2. Make sure your device have at least 60% battery power. You can install an app like Battery Notifier BT Free on your Android device to check it easily.
3. You already have USB Driver Installed for Nexus 5 in your PC. [Download USB Drivers]
4. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled otherwise you won’t able to transfer file between PC and Nexus 5. [Guide].
If you done everything that we mentioned above then you are ready to follow step-by-step guide on how to install KOT49E Android 4.4.1 KitKat firmware update on Nexus 5.
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Congrats! KOT49E Android 4.4.1 KitKat firmware update is now installed and running on your Nexus 5.