Posted on Feb 19 2014 - 12:08am by Anurag Kumar

Nexus 7 2013 LTE model has officially landed to Verizon’s 4G LTE network in USA and all those users who have already got it must have received Android 4.4.2 KVT49L OTA Update on their tablet. Android 4.4.2 KVT49L OTA Update brings “full compatibility with Verizon’s 4G LTE network“, as mentioned in the official changelog of Android 4.4.2 KVT49L OTA Update.

Android 4.4.2 KVT49L OTA Update is a 37 MB update available over Wi-Fi until 13 Feb and now Google has officially released the factory image of Android 4.4.2 KVT49L OTA Update, OTA package zip and binaries associated with it. Recently in December 2013 starting, Google officially rolled Android 4.4.2 KOT49H OTA Update on global version of Nexus 7 2013 tablet.

Nexus 7 2013 Android 4.4.2 KVT49L OTA Update

Initially Android 4.4.2 KVT49L update was available as OTA update only but now you can sideload it via adb method on your Verizon’s Nexus 7 2013 LTE tablet in case you missed it.

Verizon Android 4.4.2 KVT49L OTA update

Download Android 4.4.2 KVT49L OTA update

Install below file if you are coming from KOT49H to KVT49L only.


Download above OTA package zip file and install it manually using “adb method” as mentioned below.

GUIDE :- How to use “adb sideload” method to manually update Nexus device without rooting or using custom recovery ?

About Phone screenshot below for Android 4.4.2 KVT49L update.

Nexus 7 2013 Android 4.4.2 KVT49L OTA Update

If you don’t own Verizon’s Nexus 7 2013 LTE tablet then there is no point of updating your Nexus 7 on this KVT49L update as it was meant especially for Verizon SIM users and in future you may have trouble in getting further OTA updates, in the end it’s upto you only.

Verizon Nexus 7 2013 users let us know whether this KVT49L update really solved the 4G LTE network crisis or not. Drop your comments below.

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  1. Brian Lavelle ( Bushbug) March 24, 2014 at 10:12 pm - Reply

    Help-Drowning Non Technic. I am running 4.4.2 On ’13 Nexus 7″ Baseband DEB-G00_2.37.0_1024
    Kernal 3.4.0-gac9222c Build KOT49H

    32GB 3G/LTE Unlocked ( not tied to any Service Provider)

    My Nexus has downloaded KVT49L in U.K.

    It asks for Root Permission ? What should I do ??

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