Android 4.3 OTA update is now available for the Google Play Edition Galaxy S4 & HTC One users. The new update some with lots of new feature and improvements. If you are the Galaxy S4 & HTC One mobile phone user you can get this update now or use this trick to Force Update Galaxy S4 and HTC One Google Play Edition Android 4.3 Jelly Bean Official Firmware. If you can’t wait for the official update to hit yours device, don’t worry we are here again with a nice and simple guider which allows your to update your Google Play Edition Galaxy S4 & HTC One with Android 4.3 OTA manually. The guide is only for the Google Play Edition Galaxy S4 & HTC One, so don’t try this method any of your other devices.
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Pre-requisites and Requirements
a) First and most important thing to do is to take the Full Backup of your Android Apps, SMS, Contacts, Call Logs, Bookmarks. So in case 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 guide to Update Google Play Edition Galaxy S4 & HTC One with Android 4.3 OTA.
How to Update Google Play Edition Galaxy S4 & HTC One with Android 4.3 OTA
Step 1. Download the latest Android 4.3 OTA files from the below mention links for your android smartphone.
Save the download file son your desktop to start the update process.
Step 2. Now connect your device with the computer via USB cable and paste the above mention downloaded file son your device. Make sure not to put it inside any sub-folder.
Step 3. After this turn off your device and Reboot your device into recovery mode to so this follow the below steps on you device:-
Galaxy S4 Users – pressing and holding Volume Up, Home and Power buttons.
HTC One Users, pressing and holding Volume Down and power buttons, then using the Volume Down button to select the recovery option and pressing Power once again.
Step 4. If you are on the stock recovery, then you can see the Android robot with RED triangle press VOL UP than POWER BUTTON or VOL UP + POWER. Now you device is in recovery mode and you are ready to flash the Android 4.3 OTA files on your device.
Step 5. Now from the recovery option choose Apply from phone storage, select the update’s zip file that you downloaded on step 1 and press the Power key.
Step 6. Now the installation processor will start on your device. If you are on the custom recovery then after the installation wipes cache and dalvik cache from your device.
Step 7. Now select the reboot option from the recovery menu and reboot your device to finish the installation.
That’s it, now your device will reboot on Android 4.3 jelly version and you can enjoy the latest OS on your Google Play Edition Galaxy S4 & HTC One device. Hope you like the above mention guide, for more future update like our Facebook page here and Add us on your Google+ Circles.
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