Verizon LG G2 KitKat Update Android 4.4.2: What to Expect

Verizon LG G2 KitKat Update Android 4.4.2: What to Expect LG G22 230x300LG G2 KitKat update Android 4.4.2 has not only reached to the international variants, but has already been made available to US carriers as well as to the Canadian carriers. All but except Verizon. Here are a few things which you can expect from the KitKat update when it ultimately arrives for the Verizon LG G2.

Verizon might be known for many qualities, but delivering timely updates is certainly not one of them. AT&T and T-Mobile LG G2 variants have already got their share of KitKat goodness which means that Verizon has now officially become the last US carrier to jump on the Android 4.4.2 train. Whenever criticized for its late delivery of updates, the big red has always replied back with the same good old excuse of how their update testing methods are a lot stricter than the average carrier and how they need more time in order to deliver a bug free update. However, as we all know, this is basically them trying to sugar coat that they need more time to implement their bloatware on the phone’s (LG G2 in this case) firmware.

So in other words, it should be considered a general rule of thumb that the longer Verizon takes before rolling out an update, the more bloatware it is going to stuff in. To put it more simply, Verizon LG G2 users should probably get prepared to see a lot of new icons on their app drawer.

As far as the details regarding this update are concerned, the 4.4.2 KitKat update which AT&T LG G2 users got weighed in at 635 MB and that apart from general KitKat features like cloud printing, this update will also have minor performance improvements along with an immersive mode which allows the users to use the handset in full screen mode.

As for the rollout date, since there has been no official word from the big red, everything is still either an educated guess or a baseless rumour. However, for what it is worth, many experts think that the Verizon LG G2 KitKat update will get delivered within a month’s of time even by the latest.

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  1. Kevin says

    Whatever. Slow updates, over priced plans, not enough data in those plans. Im sorry I left AT&T. As soon as i put aside enough money im canceling my $255/mo. 4 phone 1 tablet, 4GB plan… verizon roped me in with the Droid DNA. Should have learned. Verizon… damn, i just have nothing more to say to you. Except, bad form. Bad form indeed…

    • Ralph Sulzmann says

      See what Verizon is doing they are going to wait for the S5 to come out before they give the rest of us Kitkat, which will not be released until April 11th.

  2. chapman1969 says

      So i contacted lg about us lg g2 owners from verizon and this is what they said

    ——Reply to Your Inquiry——-

    Dear Michael,

    Thank you for contacting LG Electronics.

    I am afraid we need to get the authorization from Verizon in order to develop and release this update. As an example, AT&T and T-Mobile already authorized this update and this is the reason why it’s been released to their LG G2 users. As soon as this information is authorized, you will receive a notification from your Carrier.

    I hope you find this information helpful and I truly wish I had a more favorable answer for you.

    It has been a pleasure to assist you.

    Sincerely,

    Santiago Q.
    —————-

       

     
     

  3. Swoops says

    I read somewhere XDA pulled something off the Verizon servers. I hope it won’t be long before the official OTA releases.

    The other carriers should do a commercial on timely updates. They should shame Verizon into doing the right thing.

    Suck it Verizon

  4. Jimmy Gillentine says

    All of us G2 users on Sprint haven’t gotten yet either. So I feel the pain the Big Red G2 users are feeling.

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