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Install Android 4.4 KitKat Update On Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3; CM11 ROM Released For GT-I9200 And GT-I9205 Units

By Staff Writer | December 19, 2013 11:04 PM EST

Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3
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Those who wish to install Android 4.4 KitKat update on their Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 can already do so.

As posted on International Business Times, users of Samsung Galaxy Mega can now experience the latest Android operating system. CyanogenMod 11 ROM, based on Android 4.4 KitKat has been released for the GT-I9200 and GT-I9305 variants of Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3, thanks to custom Android developers.

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Accordingly, the Android 4.4 Kitkat update for Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 through CM11 ROM brings in notable features such as the improved Google Now app, faster multitasking, as well as smarter and more immersive mode for the Caller ID.

Since this is an unofficial Android 4.4 KitKat update, it is not recommended to install the firmware as it may cause potential damage on the smartphone. However, those who are adventurous enough when it comes to their Android experience can proceed at their own risk and install CM11 ROM based on Android 4.4 KitKat update.

You can check out this post to learn the comprehensive instructions on how to install Android 4.4 KitKat update via CyanogenMod 11 ROM.

But before proceeding to install Android 4.4 KitKat update, there are requirements that should be satisfied first and a few of that are provided below:

Make sure that the battery level of the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 is at least 80 percent. This is to avoid power interruption during the process.

Verify the model number of the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 by visiting Settings > About > Model Number. The CM11 ROM based on Android 4.4 KitKat update is only compatible with GT-I9200 and GT-I9205 unit. s. Using the custom ROM on other variants may only damage the device.

The appropriate USB drivers for the Samsung Galaxy S3 should be installed on your computer to make sure that the Android device will successfully connect with it.

Create a backup of all the relevant files and settings stored on your Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 before installing Android 4.4 KitKat update. Use ClockWorkMod or TWRP to make the backup.

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