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Android 4.4.3 Update for Nexus 4, Nexus 7, Nexus 7 2013, and Nexus 10 Could Arrive Soon

Even though there’s no official word on it, the Android 4.4.3 update for Nexus 4, Nexus 7, Nexus 7 2013, Nexus 10, and other supported devices could be made available for download in the next few days.

We told you yesterday that the folks at Sprint already announced they are rolling out the Android 4.4.3 update for their Nexus 5 variant and chances are that other members of the Nexus family will follow. I have to admit, it’s quite odd to see a carrier announcing the roll out of a new Android firmware before Google, but this might happen because we’re talking about a rather minor update.

Besides rolling out Android 4.4.3 for Nexus 4, Nexus 7, Nexus 7 2013, and Nexus 10, Google might also push the new update to the owners of the Google Play Edition smartphones and tablets, therefore if you happen to own a Samsung Galaxy S4 GPE, HTC One GPE, HTC One M8 GPE, Sony Xperia Z Ultra GP, Motorola Moto G GPE, or LG G Pad 8.3 GPE you should keep an eye on the notification area.

As usual, the new Android 4.4.3 KitKat OTA update will be pushed to users in stages, meaning that the time of arrival might be different depending on the device model and region. Anyway, when your device will be eligible to receive the new firmware you should receive a system update message in the notification area. Alternatively, you should also check for it in the Settings menu under About phone (tablet) > System updates > Check now.

As I was mentioning above, the Android 4.4.3 is a rather minor update, so I guess it’s save to assume that it will be sized under 100 MB so connecting to a WiFi network to avoid data charges won’t be mandatory.

Do you happen to own one of the aforementioned Nexus-experience devices? Any signs of the Android 4.4.3 update? Please let us know in comments.

  • Moopydoo

    Hello I do own one of the afore mentioned devices and all I think this update needs is some damn android chrome browser chromecast support! I mean this mircast support exclusivity does it have something to do with an Intel ????contract between Google and Intel if his is the case man what a bad decision????!!! Nexus is supposed to be your baby as well as Android, What’s up with that?????!?! You didn’t think ahead ??? Idk hope this is in the update, but probably not??????has anyone paid attention to all of the things for emote there are in kit Kat? ???? I mean what is that a hairy heart or a secret ball sac ??!! Anyway I’ll keep y’all posted.

    • Furqan

      I do have nexus 4 having issues of freezed lock screen, camera not working with flash,focus issues and etc.eagerly waiting for the update..

  • bolttim

    Nexus 7 2012 user I need the new update it takes days for my tablet to charge and no new update yet

  • guest

    My nexus 7 2013 flashes black screen randomly when I’m in a app and rooted would I still be able to root on android 4.4.3
    Patiently waiting for the update

  • Anthony Johnson

    Well you didn’t mention Nexus 5 here. Is it mean that the
    update is only available for these specified Smartphones mentioned above? I eagerly wait for this update for my Nexus 5 device as I am facing quick battery drainage problem from almost 2 months. To rectify this problem from my end I recently purchased a wireless car charger from Amazon by CHOETECH at reasonable price to keep my phone fully charged. Earlier it was rumored that the updated 4.4.3 version would be available around second week of April but still waiting for it.