Moto G in India has finally received the much-awaited Android 4.4.2 KitKat update. This update comes exactly a week after we had reported about the roll-out.
The update is 230.7MB big so make sure you update your phone over Wi-Fi. Once updated, the phone will get a new dialer app, SMS/MMS integration into Google Hangouts, a new editing feature in the photo gallery and support for printing via Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Google Cloud Print. Additionally, KitKat also brings a redesigned status bar, battery efficiency, and more colored emojis.
In case, you haven’t got a notification for the update, you can follow these steps;
- Go to settings -> About Phone.
- Select System Updates
- Click on download and once that is done, Install.
The update changelog follows:
|Android™ 4.4.2, KitKat®||Android 4.4.2, KitKat, is the latest release of the Android platform. KitKat includes enhancements such as restyled status and navigation bars, a new full-screen mode, colour emoji support, improved closed captioning support, stronger security, smarter power use and more tools and capabilities for better app development.|
|Phone dialer||Improved the phone app with the ability to look up contacts directly from the dial pad, see and tap frequent contacts and search your corporate directory easily.|
|Gallery – Photo editing||Added new photo editing options to the Gallery app including new filter effects, draw on your photos, advanced cropping and adjustments to colour, exposure, contrast and more.|
|Printing documents and pictures||Added support for printing photos, Google Docs, Gmail messages and other content via Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and hosted services such as Google Cloud Print and HP ePrinters.|
|Hangouts – SMS/MMS support||Incorporated a new version of Google Hangouts that supports integrated SMS/MMS messaging. Hangouts can be set as the default SMS app under Settings > Wireless > Default SMS app.|