Earlier Android 4.4.1 update rolled out for Nexus 5 and now Android 4.4.1 update rolled out for Nexus 10. If you want to update your device, then your device needs to be running latest stock build of Android 4.4 (KRT16S) and if you have flashed a custom recovery you can simply download the update zip file to your device & flash. To update Nexus 10 to latest version you need latest version of adb and after it download the latest Android SDK. Apart from latest Abdroid SDK you also need flashable ZIP for Nexus 10, place this file in the fastboot folder (this location should be C:\program files (x86)\android\android-sdk\platform-tools in Windows). To update Nexus 10 to Android 4.4.1 (KOT49E), USB debugging enabled on your device.

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Step-by-Step Guide to Update Nexus 10 to Android 4.4.1 (KOT49E)

Step1: First you have to turn off your Nexus 10, and again turn on by pressing the Power and Volume Down buttons together while it boots.

Step2: As soon as Nexus 10 turns on, the fastboot menu appear and you should see “Start” in the top right. Now, press Volume Up button till it changes to “Recovery mode.” Press the Power button to select it.

Step3: Now you will see an Android with a red exclamation point icon, press Volume Up and the Power button at the same time.

Step4: As soon as you press Volume Up and the Power button at the same time, you will get a new menu and navigate to “apply update from adb.”

Step5: Now it’s time to connect your Nexus 10 to your computer via a USB cable.

Step6:  Now, simply open the command prompt in Windows (cmd in Windows, regular shell in Linux and Mac) and navigate to the directory that the Zip file is located in.

Step7: Type: adb sideload bab270d1d4d935e31f61b1dcf2e66600006c87f7.signed-mantaray-KOT49E-from-KRT16S.bab270d1.zip

Step8: The update will install and reach 100%.

Step9: Your device will still continue to go through a series of steps. Wait until you see, “Install from ADB complete”.

Step10: As soon as “Install from ADB complete”, reboot the device and enjoy Android 4.4.1.

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