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How to Install KitKat on Android

Discussion in 'Android Applications' started by delfermil30, Aug 22, 2015.

  1. How to Install KitKat on Android : Hello Everyone, in this article i’m talking about how to install kitkat 4.4 on android devices with CyanogenMod 11. CyanogenMod is an open source operating system for smartphones and tablet computers, based on the Android mobile platform. It is developed as free and open source software based on the official releases of Android by Google, with added original and third-party code. CyanogenMod releases are provided on a nightly, milestone, and “stable version” schedule. I’ve been running CM 11(kitkat 4.4) for a couple of months now and have been very impressed. Now, you can get the same KitKat (CM 11) experience on the aging but still wonderful . Here’s how to do it.


    The installation of custom ROMs is risky, so if you do not follow the procedure properly, you can end up with an unusable phone. Back up all your data first, charge your battery and proceed with caution. Neither “HelperTricks Team” nor myself will be held responsible for any damage done to your phone as a result of this process.


    Rooted Android Phone (If you’re not rooted and are unsure how to root your android, check these root tutorial.)
    Nandroid backup of your system
    You should also backup your app data too as this process will wipe your device.


    Download the latest CM 11 for your Android Device form Official Site of CyanogenMod. As always, there’s nothing preventing you from flashing a newer version, once it is available.

    Also download the Google applications package for KitKat: gapps-kk
    How to Install KitKat on Android with CM 11:

    How to Install KitKat on Android, Since your device is rooted, we will use the good old custom recovery method. As a reminder, here is the procedure:

    1. Download both zip files given above on your android device.

    2. Place both files in the root directory of your android device.

    3. Turn off the android device and restart in Recovery Mode (for samsung-> Home + Power + Volume Up until the logo appears or the third vibration and release & for other android devices-> use google to find how to open recovery mod or clockworkmod for any android device).

    4. Perform a factory reset by selecting and confirming the option Wipe Data/Factory Reset then Wipe Cache. Some users prefer to Format System” / ”Wipe Dalvik Cache at this point too.

    5. Then select “install zip from sd card” and locate the CM 11 zip you downloaded before.

    6. Click Yes to confirm.

    7. Next, flash the gapps zip file.

    8. Return to the main Recovery Menu and select Reboot System Now.

    The first reboot on CM 11 may take a few minutes. Let us know how you like it!
    shunget likes this.
  2. boss
    oede po ba to sa alcatel ot magic 443e..rooted with kingroot
  3. Thanks for sharing :)
  4. EARZE

    EARZE PHC Contributor Established

    Thanks for sharing boss.. (y)
  5. Sir teach me how to change andriod os to windowns live os,, . Gosto ko po kasing palitan ng windowns live yonh os ng tab. Ko may alam ka po ba konh wat site pweding pag downlodan
  6. Thanks sa info sir! malaking tulong ito. BM kona (Y)
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