Moto G 4.4.2 KitKat OTA update has started rolling out in select Europe countries. For those advanced users might looking for the OTA update zip packaged can simply grab it now from the sources below.
France – Blur_Version.174.44.9.falcon_umts.Retail.en.FR.zip here
Germany – Blur_Version.174.44.9.falcon_umts.Retail.en.DE here
Great Britain (Tesco) – Blur_Version.14.71.8.falcon_umts.TescoSL.en.GB.zip here
UK, France and Spain Moto G retails 4.4.2 KitKat KLB20.9-1.10-1.9 is also on it’s way.
4.2.2 KitKat Update Enhancements and Changes
Android 4.4.2, KitKat, is the latest release of the Android platform. KitKat includes enhancements such as restyled status and navigation bars, a new full-screen mode, colour emoji support, improved closed captioning support, stronger security, smarter power use and more tools and capabilities for better app development.
Improved the phone app with the ability to look up contacts directly from the dial pad, see and tap frequent contacts and search your corporate directory easily.
Gallery – Photo editing
Added new photo editing options to the Gallery app including new filter effects, draw on your photos, advanced cropping and adjustments to colour, exposure, contrast and more.
Printing documents and pictures
Added support for printing photos, Google Docs, Gmail messages and other content via Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and hosted services such as Google Cloud Print and HP ePrinters.
Hangouts – SMS/MMS support
Incorporated a new version of Google Hangouts that supports integrated SMS/MMS messaging. Hangouts can be set as the default SMS app under Settings > Wireless > Default SMS app.
Added support for Square credit card reader.
Install OTA update zip (quick method):
Copy the file to the root of the internal memory. (Where there files Android, DCIM, etc …)
Go to Settings, then System Updates. The application will offer you the update. Select “Copy.” Wait one minute for the copy of the file.
The application will then prompt you to install the update now or later. Choose “Install Now.”
The phone will turn off and install the update. The installation takes about 5-10 minutes.
[Thanks to fellas at Xda-Developers and Frandroid]