T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S4 received official Android 4.4.2 KitKat update over-the-air. Named as UVUCNB4, this update brought T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S4 M919 to the very latest Android 4.4.2. The update brings in major stability improvements and bug fixes along with some new features and capabilities. If you want to manually update Galaxy S4 to UVUCNB4 Android 4.4.2, this step by step guide will help you.- Recommended: WhatsApp for Android Major Security Flaw Lets Other Apps Read the Messages
Prerequisites to update Galaxy S4 to UVUCNB4 Android 4.4.2:
Please check these prerequisites before going forward to the T-Mobile update guide.
- Download and install USB drivers for SGS4 in your computer.
- Make sure to take backup of any important files on your smartphone.
- Enable USB debugging option by pressing Menu > Settings > Applications. Navigate and tap on Developer Options to ensure that USB Debugging is enabled.
- Ensure that your T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S4 carries more than 70% of charge.
How to update Galaxy S4 to UVUCNB4 Android 4.4.2:
Here are the steps to update Galaxy S4 to UVUCNB4 Android 4.4.2 KitKat latest official update:
- Unzip Odin on your computer and install it.
- Unzip firmware zip file in the same folder as Odin.
- Switch your Samsung Galaxy S4 M919 off and boot it in Download mode: press and hold Volume Down, Power and Home buttons together.
- Connect your device with computer. When connected successfully, you will get a message in Odin saying Added!!. (In case you don’t get it, try another USB port. If that doesn't help either, then re-install USB drivers).
- On your Odin, click on PA and select the Android 4.4.2 firmware file for Galaxy S4.
- Click on Start to initiate the update process.
- When Android 4.4.2 update installation is successfully completed, you will get a PASS message.
- You can now disconnect your Samsung Galaxy S4 and reboot it.
Note: In case your device gets stuck at boot screen after installation of leaked firmware, perform data wiping tasks: turn off S4 and reboot it into recovery mode. In recovery, select the wipe data/factory reset. Go back and reboot your smartphone.