How to get Android 4.3 on your Nexus today (video)

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Android 4.3 was announced and released earlier this week with an OTA update promised to start rolling out immediately. Like many of you, I still haven’t gotten my OTA update, and I’m getting antsy.¬†Luckily, Google has released the system images for all the Nexus devices that support Android 4.3, and with just a little bit of tech-know-how, you’re on your way. Here is how to get Android 4.3 on your Nexus today!

How-to get Android 4.3

The first thing you’ll want to do is backup anything that you don’t want to lose, this process will return your Nexus 7 to factory defaults.

After that, you’ll need some files. Download those from the links below.

Next, hit play, and see what you’ll need to do to flash the factory image on your Nexus (and even OEM relock the bootloader).

Downloads

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Joe Levi
Joe graduated from Weber State University with two degrees in Information Systems and Technologies. He has carried mobile devices with him for more than a decade, including Apple's Newton, Microsoft's Handheld and Palm Sized PCs, and is Pocketnow's "Android Guy".By day you'll find Joe coding web pages, tweaking for SEO, and leveraging social media to spread the word. By night you'll probably find him writing technology and "prepping" articles, as well as shooting video.Read more about Joe Levi here.