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Flashing 4.4 KitKat factory image via cmd

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Default Flashing 4.4 KitKat factory image via cmd

This is a step by step tutorial on how to flash KitKat factory image via command prompt. So what you need is the KitKat factory image command prompt and adb setup with fastboot.

Step 1: enable USB debugging on your phone.
Step 2: cd into the folder where you have put the factory image files (use 7zip to unzip it.) (Put it in where the android debugging and fastboot files are)
Step 3: type adb reboot-bootloader and click yes on your phone for authorization
Step 4: type fastboot oem unlock (if you haven't already unlocked your boot loader) this will erase it but navigate to yes and use the power button to click.
Step 5: type adb reboot-bootloader
Step 6: type flash-all.bat
Step 7: this will take a minute and your phone should reboot a couple of times.
Step 8: wait for it to boot (might take a while) and set it up

That's it you should be done if you found this helpful well your welcome

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Or..you can just double click on the flash-all.bat while in fastboot mode. No need to type it~

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Haven't tried that

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I followed the tips mentioned in two video (as detailed below) which I believe is useful and step-by-step to install Kitkat 4.4 onto Nexus 4. I upgraded from 4.3 to 4.4 without encountering any issues on two of my Nexus 4 (stock rom and un-rooted).

Before you watch the video, ensure if your laptop (Windows in this case) is able to detect Nexus 4. If the driver installation fails, you might want to download and use "Naked drivers" as posted on xda.
[ADB/FB/APX Driver] Universal Naked Driver 0.72 (We dont need no stinking HTC Sync) - xda-developers

Secondly you might want to download android-SDK which is being talked about in the first video;
Android SDK | Android Developers

and Kitkat 4.4 ROM which is installed in the second video (assuming you are upgrading from 4.3 to 4.4, use the below link)
http://android.clients.google.com/pa...Y.d1b99704.zip


How to install the Android SDK, ADB and Fastboot on your PC
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=oaNM-lt_aHw

Manually Update the Nexus 4 to Android 4.4 KitKat
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=k6SVCOu49Bc

Hope the tutorials created by respective authors help.
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