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Possible solutions for bugs found on Nexus 4 with KitKat

According to the sources consulted, the errors would be found in the firmware KRT16S received via OTA to update to the latest version of the Mountain View mobile operating system. From the installation, certain users warn of the existence of problems in some basic functions of the device, for example, that the telephone dialer does not work or that the ‘Home’ button is disabled, among some others.

End your Nexus 4 problems without ditching Android 4.4 KitKat

So far, the only known solution to the problems described was restore factory data, that is, make a reset complete device with the consequent loss of installed applications and data stored on the smartphone. As always and even if you opt for some other of the possible solutions, we recommend that you make a backup of all the sensitive information that you are not willing to lose along the way.

In addition to this way out of the mess in which the update to Android 4.4 KitKat For us Nexus 4, if something good has the universe of the mobile operating system of Google is that there is always some expert willing to give a hand to mere mortals that we find a new collection of bugs that do nothing but complicate our existence.

In this sense the developer of MoDaCo Switch, Paul O’Brien, has suggested from his profile on Google+ a possible solution. The arrangement would require having installed ADB on the computer and, after connecting the smartphone, execute the following from the command line:

adb shell am start -n com.google.android.setupwizard / .SetupWizardTestActivity

For those users who do not have ADB or the necessary knowledge to dare to face him, some launcher as Not going or Apex offer the possibility of executing personalized activities. In this case, we will go to the menu of widgets and we will create an activity with the route Setup Wizard> SetupWizardTesyActivity to run it once generated. Once the installation wizard has started, we will have to follow the usual steps and, in theory, several of the problems detected in the buttons of the Nexus 4.

At the moment there are no data that allow us to know to what extent the bugs detected in update to Android 4.4 KitKat for the Nexus 4 and if it becomes a major problem. Even though there doesn’t seem to be any information about it on the product forums Nexus or to monitor incidents of AOSP – Android Open Source Project -, it is true that the number of affected users deserves to be taken into account. For our part already waiting for you Google can release a new update via OTA something more reliable, we prefer to let you know what you are facing if you have not yet installed the latest version of Android in your Nexus 4. Keep it in mind.

Possible solutions for bugs found on Nexus 4 with KitKat

Source: AndroidPolice Via: TalkAndroid