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Google Readies Android 4.4 Build KRT16S With Bug Fixes, Factory Images Available Now

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This evening, Google announced that a new build of Android 4.4 was going to push out shortly as build KRT16S. It’s a bug fixer, nothing more. An OTA update should arrive before long, and may even be available already on the Nexus 7 (2013) as a 3.4MB file. The Nexus 4, Nexus 10, Nexus 7 (2012) should also all see this update. 

The factory image files and binaries for each have already been posted for all Nexus 7 variants, the Nexus 10, and Nexus 4. Go get ’em.

The previous version of Android 4.4 that was available to these devices was build KRT16O.

Via:  Factory Images [Binaries] | Android Building

  • King

    So I got the ota in the morning (KRT16s). I’ve read on other forums that this update is pushed after the users are already on Android 4.4. But I went from 4.3 to this update. Forgive me for sounding like an idiot but is this normal?

  • sadgoog

    model GT-P8110HAAXAr

  • sadgoog

    this was on my nexus 10
    Any way to unload?

  • sadgoog

    so i downloaded this ne version and i can’t believe what they di the keyboard changed I can’t sign on wht the heck happened/


    I just got the KRT16S via OTA without getting KRT16O. Is that it? Should I still need the older version? I’m from the Philippines btw.

  • David Gray

    Am I the FIRST stock Nexus 7 to get the OTA!!!!! WHAT!!!!

  • David Gray

    In Chicago and I literally JUST got the OTA for my Nexus 7 outta no where!!!! It’s been weeks and I’m been waiting and waiting and guys it IS HERE!!!! 4:35pm in Chicago IL…totally stock Nexus 7 2013 got the 4.4 OTA now.

  • Kelly

    That’s just weird. Today, my patience finally broke down and I sideloaded 4.4 on my 2012 Nexus 7, and the very moment I booted, I had this bugfix update waiting for me. Something is definitely screwy about the 4.4 OTA–maybe Google pulled the original and plans to push this one out to everyone now.

  • BlaikW

    so has anyone with a N4 gotten the OTA? without sideloading…

  • Jpx

    I got it, but for some reason my mic isn’t working… Anyone else have this issue?

  • Jay W

    Great job Google, lets get to the next build ready before you ever update my Nexus 7 to the first one. It’s a really sad day when the moto x is getting updates before a nexus does.

  • fa3sr011

    For any Nexus 7 (2013) owners I will report that if you are rooted on KitKat 4.4 KRT16O and take this OTA update KRT16S then you will likely lose root in the process as I did this morning. Using Wug’s Nexus Root Toolkit which has been updated allowed me to re-root without an issue. No other issues to report and root is up and running fully functional on KRT16S now.

  • Miloš Arnautović