Verizon's Motorola Moto G starts to receive Android 4.4.2

Verizon's Motorola Moto G starts to receive Android 4.4.2
The Motorola Moto G, Android's low priced 'value' handset, is receiving an update for those who have the phone via a Verizon account. The update brings the chocolatey deliciousness of KitKat to the device in the form of Android 4.4.2. According to the screenshot taken during the update, installing the update will take 10 minutes and you should be recharging your phone during the process.

The update usually gets sent out OTA on a staggered basis. That means that if you don't receive the update today, well, there is always tomorrow. And you can always try to yank the update out of your phone manually by following these instructions. Touch Settings > About Phone > System Updates.

The update brings software version 173.44.20.en.US. And Verizon customers aren't the only ones with a new Motorola model about to go KitKat. As we pointed out last week, those customers of T-Mobile who own the Motorola Moto X, also have been invited to take part in a soak test. This allows only a portion of the carrier's Moto X users to test out the update before it is widely distributed, just  in case there is a flaw involved. The soak test limits the number of handsets that could find itself bricked by the update. If indeed everything runs as smoothly as hoped, the update is then distributed to all of T-Mobile's Moto X owners.

source: Phandroid

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Moto G
  • Display 4.5" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 1.3 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 400, Quad-core, 1200 MHz
  • Storage 8 GB
  • Battery 2070 mAh



1. menaV1

Posts: 21; Member since: Oct 14, 2013

Still waiting for KitKat on the 2nd generation RAZR(M,HD,MAXX HD)....

2. kindlefireowner

Posts: 504; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

I got it yesterday on my Verizon Moto G. I can't tell any difference, maybe because I have not looked, but I'm up to date.

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