UK Moto G Android 4.4.2 update starts "today"

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According to Motorola UK, the hot new sensation on the block ought to be seeing its KitKat upgrade arrive from today, with the company…

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…announcing that the Moto G 4.4.2 update ought to start hitting people’s phones from today. But, it says the process will take a week before it trickles out to everyone, so it might be a while before you’re hooked up with the OTA notification.

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Here’s the thing from Motorola:

Android KitKat Comes to Moto G in the UK – Our KitKat family is expanding! When we launched Moto G to the UK market in November 2013, we committed to delivering Android, KitKat, to devices by early 2014. We’re thrilled to start delivering on that promise. Over the next week we are officially rolling out Android 4.4.2 to Moto G phones – starting today! This latest version of Android brings some cool new features, including printing emails and photos from your phone.

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WHY AM I ALWAYS THE LAST IN LINE?

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COME ON IT’S NOT FAIR.

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PLEASE MAKE IT COME ON MY TELEPHONE MOTOROLA I AM NICE ABOUT YOU NOWADAYS.

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  1. Peter

     /  January 13, 2014

    I think it only downloads for phones in portrait.

    Worked for my phone once I flashed US retail on it.
    The only downside is I have to remember what network I’m on since my phone doesn’t display it in the status bar.

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  2. Christopher

     /  January 13, 2014

    Had this update on Friday with my Tesco branded phone. My daughter has a unlocked version, but it still hasn’t got it yet.

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  3. You probably already know this, but one of the Android engineers revealed that it only actually checks once a day. So after you first check, (when it basically draws a lottery ticket to see if you’re one of the lucky first adopters) it just pretends to be checking for updates for the next 24 hours. It’ll only draw another lottery ticket after 24 hours has passed.

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