The Nexus 7 (2013) LTE version tablet has also received the Android 4.4.1 update along with the Nexus 4 and Nexus 5 smartphones. The update is being rolled out to the tablet via OTA in stages. If you haven’t received it yet, you can manually install it by following the below steps. If your device is rooted, you can directly flash the update via a custom recovery, else, there’s always the option of adb sideloading for non rooted users.

Nexus 7 (2013)

Disclaimer: Follow the instructions at your own risk. If the device gets damaged, the writer or the owner of the site must not be held responsible.

Pre-requisites and Backing up your Nexus 7 (2013):

Method 1 (via Custom Recovery):

Requirements:

Steps:

  1. Download the official Android 4.4.1 update zip file and copy it to the root of the internal storage of your Nexus 7 (2013).
  2. Turn off the device and boot into bootloader mode. To do so, press and hold Volume Down, Volume Up and Power buttons. From there, boot into recovery.
  3. Now tap on “Install”, select the official Android 4.4.1 update zip file and perform “Swipe to Confirm Flash”.
  4. Reboot your device after the installation is complete.

Your Nexus 7 (2013) LTE tablet has been successfully updated to Android 4.4.1.

Method 2 (via ADB):

Requirements:

Steps:

  1. Download the official Android 4.4.1 update zip file to your computer.
  2. Restart your device and while it is booting up, press and hold the Volume Down button.
  3. You will now see the fastboot menu. Press the Volume Up button until you see Recovery and then enter it by pressing the Power button.
  4. An Android with a red exclamation point will now appear on the screen. Press Volume Up and Power buttons together and select “apply update from adb”.
  5. Connect your device to your computer via USB.
  6. Now go to the location where you downloaded the official Android 4.4.1 update zip file and open a command window there by pressing Shift button of the keyboard and Right Click button of your mouse.
  7. Type the following command:
    adb sideload b5559302dc8273444cb8234b5a6c22c863441e84.signed-razorg-KOT49E-from-KRT16S.b5559302.zip
  8. The update will now be installed. After the installation is complete, reboot your device.

Your Nexus 7 (2013) LTE tablet has been successfully updated to Android 4.4.1.

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