Android 4.3 is the latest update from the Google and now as per the Anandtech reports the new Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean MR2) OTA update for the HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play edition phones are rolling out. As per the other sources the update is sized 150.7 MB on the Galaxy S4 and 185.5 MB on the HTC One Google Play Edition devices. The Android 4.3 update comes with lots of new features like restricted profiles which allows you to restrict app usage for different users. Anandtech also reported that they already received the update for both of the Google Play Edition devices, and comes as build JWR66V. As now it is confirm that Google is started rolling out the new Android 4.3 updated for HTC one and Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition device, if you want to update your device and still didn’t received the update on your device. So today i will let you know how you can Force Update Galaxy S4 and HTC One Google Play Edition with Android 4.3 Jelly bean official firmware.
So today in this guide, we will show you how to update your Galaxy S4 and HTC One Google Play Edition smartphone with the new latest update. However, this works as sheer luck, you can try this on your device to force the Android 4.3 update. If you haven’t received it yet, of course by following the steps given below.
Pre-requisites and Requirements
a) First and most important step is to take the Full Backup of your Android Apps, SMS, Contacts, Call Logs, Bookmarks. So if you lost some of your data in the update process, then you can easily restore them from your backup file.
b) Enable USB debugging mode on your device, read the guide here how to enable USB debugging mode.
c) Make sure that your phone battery is full charge or near about 60-70% battery level.
After following the above mention steps follow the below mention steps one by one very carefully to Force Update Galaxy S4 and HTC One Google Play Edition Android 4.3 Jelly Bean Official Firmware.
Guide: How To Force Update Galaxy S4 and HTC One Google Play Edition
Step 1. First put your Galaxy S4 and HTC One handset in Airplane mode.
Step 2. Go to the Settings of your device and go to Apps.
Step 3. Now from the Application Screen, select the All option from the tab bar.
Step 4. Now scroll down and locate Google Services Framework, tap it.
Step 5. After that click on Force Stop, and then tap Clear data and Clear cache.
Step 6. Now Disable the Airplane mode on your device that you enabled on Step 1. After that enable the WiFi or 3g connection on your device.
Step 7. Now from the Setting menu of your device scroll down to About and then tap on System updates. Now tap on Check now.
Step 8. You should see the Android 4.3 update on the screen, Click yes to install the Android 4.3 update on your device.
Once the update process is completed on your phone, your device will reboot automatically. These steps aren’t guaranteed to work and might take a few tries.