The official Android 4.4.3 KitKat OTA Update for Google Nexus 7 3G 2012 edition has been released worldwide. Users in regions that didn’t get the official update notification can still be able to install the latest Kitkat KTU84L 4.4.3 firmware zip file using stock or custom Recovery modes.
Google has released this update, but you should know that this is mostly a bug fixing release with a revamped Dialer menu. Along with all the fixes you will also notice numerous tweaks added to various menus and parts of your Android UI, so that you will be able to experience a smoother and better operating system. Also, after a few days make sure to check the battery stats to see if there are any improvements added to your device’s battery life.
The new update is rolling out all over the world for all Nexus 7 3G 2012 edition tablets and you should expect to arrive in your region any minute now. If you don’t want to wait for the official OTA to be delivered, then you can always choose to install the update using a stock Recovery or even the Custom Recovery. However, you should that the manual update can be applied only on stock firmware Android 4.4.2 KOT49H.
If your Nexus 7 3G tablet received the official OTA Notification for Android 4.4.3 KitKat KTU84L, then you should simply tap once and open the alert, after that your tablet will take care of the rest of the process automatically.
Users who want to install the new update manually can download the file from here.
Remember that for this guide to be applied correctly you will need to have the Google Nexus 7 USB Drivers on your PC, then use the ‘apply update from adb’ option from stock Recovery while the tablet is connected to your computer. Use the manual method update only if you’re an advanced Android user.