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Topic # 150065 10-Jul-2014 11:47
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Can anyone with a 2degrees Nexus 5 confirm whether or not they've got any of the recent OTA updates? My 2013 Nexus 7 got both 4.4.3 and 4.4.4 right after they were released, but my Nexus 5 is still sitting on 4.4.2

Just wondering if anyone can shed light on possible reasons.

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  Reply # 1086364 10-Jul-2014 12:20
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Im also a 2degrees N5 owner stuck on 4.4.2. Have not rooted or anything of that nature. Considering 4.4.3 has been out for over a month it doesn't seem like it will make it to our handsets without some intervention.
I got the 4.4.2 update when it came out without a problem though so im unsure what has stopped my N5's ability to update .

Edit: Workmate's 2deg N5 also on 4.4.2

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  Reply # 1086384 10-Jul-2014 12:31
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Yep still on 4.4.2.  Drives me nuts but my understanding is 2degrees has to accept the update before we can get it as opposed to just recieving it from google.

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  Reply # 1086387 10-Jul-2014 12:35
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itxtme: Yep still on 4.4.2.  Drives me nuts but my understanding is 2degrees has to accept the update before we can get it as opposed to just recieving it from google.


Really? doesn't that defeat the purpose of having a nexus device and getting updates from google asap!? Not impressed if that's the case.

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  Reply # 1086394 10-Jul-2014 13:00
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I dont have a Nexus - but I had assumed they got updates directly from google as well.
This google link tends to suggest they do as well.
https://support.google.com/nexus/answer/4457705?hl=en&ref_topic=3415518

Have you manually checked your phone checks for updates? - I would expect you would want to do this on wifi as it would be large.




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  Reply # 1086422 10-Jul-2014 13:41
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FWIW my 2D N5 has 4.4.4

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  Reply # 1086436 10-Jul-2014 13:57
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Mine was stuck on 4.4.2 as well. After a brief trial of Android L I flashed the factory 4.4.4 image from here https://developers.google.com/android/nexus/images 

It's easy to do, but erases your phone.

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  Reply # 1086441 10-Jul-2014 14:11
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Just confirming that my WHS 2Degrees Nexus 5 is still on 4.4.2 as well. I had also thought they received updates over wifi rather than needing carrier approval, but this is my only NZ-purchased android device (my wife's Moto-G got the update ages ago, and although my 2012 N7 is now almost unusably slow, when I turned it on for the time in a few months it had the update immediately available).

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  Reply # 1086474 10-Jul-2014 15:18
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Same here on 2d but i bought mine Nexus 5 from AU Play store. yesterday I finally do manual upgrade to 4.4.3 and straight after ,got offered OTA upgrade to 4.4.4

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  Reply # 1086478 10-Jul-2014 15:21
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Mine's on 4.4.4.




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  Reply # 1086529 10-Jul-2014 17:00
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sonyxperiageek: Mine's on 4.4.4.


Bought locally or from a play store?  And it was OTA?

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  Reply # 1086530 10-Jul-2014 17:10
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mine was bought locally and 4.4.4 was OTA

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  Reply # 1086531 10-Jul-2014 17:10
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I'm also on 4.4.2 on 2degrees.

I contacted 2degrees about the update and recieved the following reply:

"The 4.4.4 Kitkat is in the final testing phase with us and should be released via OTA within the next three weeks. Appreciate your patience."

I assume they just decided to skip over 4.4.3.

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  Reply # 1086534 10-Jul-2014 17:20
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Hi guys

We're expecting 4.4.4 to be fully released within the next 2 weeks. 

Cheers
^POB


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  Reply # 1086537 10-Jul-2014 17:36
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2DegreesCare: Hi guys

We're expecting 4.4.4 to be fully released within the next 2 weeks. 

Cheers
^POB



So 2degrees does have to modify/test it before release?

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  Reply # 1086538 10-Jul-2014 17:37
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ok thanks 2degrees. Was 4.4.3 never released on 2degree's then?

Thats weird how some people with 2dg phones have mysteriously gotten 4.4.4 if they havn't released it yet?

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