Verizon's LG G2 receives Android 4.4.2 via OTA update

Verizon's LG G2 receives Android 4.4.2 via OTA update
Early Friday, we showed Verizon customers with the LG G2, how to update their phone to Android 4.4.2 by syncing to a WindowsPC. But that is no longer necessary. Verizon has started sending out the 4.4.2 version of Android via an OTA update. The carrier has released a changelist of what its LG G2 owners should expect to see with the update to KitKat.

According to Verizon, with Android 4.4.2, color adjustment has been added, and magnification gestures have been relabeled "Touch Zoom". In fact, plenty of features have been renamed or relabeled with the KitKat update for Big Red's LG G2. "Shades" has been renamed "Screen Shades" and "Captions" has been added. "Touch Feedback Time" is the new name for "Touch and Hold Delay," while "Speak Passwords" has been changed to "Read Passwords."

If you're looking for the "Power Button Ends Call" label, it is now called "Power Key Ends Call." See the difference? And lastly, the "Easy Access" label is now "Accessibility Settings Shortcut" label.

Android 4.4.2 brings changes to the indicator color, which is now white, and the latest location specs are now reflected. And with Android 4.4.2, basic Visual Voice Mail, with a 20 message mailbox, is now free. A premium version of Visual Voice Mail can now be purchased, which converts your voice mail to text, so that you can read it on the low down.

Verizon says that it will take 5 to 10 minutes to download the software, and another 5 to 10 minutes to install it. During the latter process, you will not be able to make or take calls. We also would suggest that you use a Wi-Fi connection to update your phone, and have your battery charged to at least 50%. Keep in mind that these updates are sent out on a staggered basis, which means that it might take a few days before you receive the update. You can try to manually grab Android 4.4.2 by going to Menu Key > Settings > About phone > Software updates > Check for Updates.
 

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source: Verizon (1), (2)

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    1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP (Single camera)
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  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 800, 2GB RAM
  • Storage 32GB,
  • Battery 3000 mAh
  • OS Android 5.0 Lollipop

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