HTC told us earlier in the day that they had received “technical approval” on the Android 4.4.2 “Kit Kat” update for both the T-Mobile and AT&T variants of their 2013 flagship, One. Within the last hour, the T-Mobile variant began receiving that update.
If you own the HTC One on T-Mobile, head into Settings>System updates to try and pull it.
The build number appears to be 4.19.531.10 and is 563MB in size, according to the screenshot above.
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The Android 4.4.2 update for the T-Mobile variant of the Moto X has passed its testing phase and is now ready to rollout to the masses. Motorola posted the update and its changelog this afternoon, a sign that things are official. The update, as you would expect from 4.4 to 4.4.2, is minor and only includes support for cloud printing, improved battery life, and an email sync fix.
The build is the same as the soak test: 161.44.25.
To check for the update, head into Settings>About phone>System updates. (more…)
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The soak test of Android 4.4.2 for the T-Mobile Moto X is live and hitting participating devices today. The update likely includes the same goodies from the US Cellular update that also started earlier, which means an improved camera and other “general enhancements.” As you probably figured, this is not a major update like you saw from the jump to 4.4 from 4.2.2.
Assuming all goes well with this soak test, the update should push quickly to those outside of the Motorola Feedback Network. Still no word on when the Verizon, Sprint, or AT&T variants will see the update.