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Default [Q] Kitkat, GEL and what about the transparent bars?

Hallo! I have a Europe version of the Moto G and was wondering when the update will came(I heard that the update for other countries will come somewhere end January); Do I get the transparent notification bar and the buttons? And the "Google Experience Launcher"? Do I need to download the apk?

I tried it (on 4.3) but did not get any transparent bar.
 
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Hallo! I have a Europe version of the Moto G and was wondering when the update will came(I heard that the update for other countries will come somewhere end January); Do I get the transparent notification bar and the buttons? And the "Google Experience Launcher"? Do I need to download the apk?

I tried it (on 4.3) but did not get any transparent bar.
I just flashed the US KitKat to my Tesco UK Moto G today, and the notification bar is now transparent with white icons

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It is transparent on the homescreen but in other apps it will become black again. The google experience launcher is Nexus 5 only but there are ones like it on the play store that you can install like any other app or if rooted you can find it around XDA and flash it
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It is transparent on the homescreen but in other apps it will become black again. The google experience launcher is Nexus 5 only but there are ones like it on the play store that you can install like any other app or if rooted you can find it around XDA and flash it
You do not need to be rooted to sideload the GEL APK.

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I just flashed the US KitKat to my Tesco UK Moto G today, and the notification bar is now transparent with white icons

Here's is a quick screenshot
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you can find the GEL apk in the apps and themes section here

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you can find the GEL apk in the apps and themes section here
Better to use the updated version from here:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2529594
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