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How to Update Blu Life Play Android 4.4 Kitkat Firmware - Manually

Blu Life Play is a powerful and affordable unlock handset available in the United States market which fits in your lifestyle. Sporting the 4.7 -inch display providing 720p HD resolution its powered with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich out of box.

Blu Life Pro will not get official Android 4.4 Kitkat update and that's why they should depend on custom firmware. Android 4.4 Kitkat is the latest version of Google's mobile OS launched recently with Nexus 5. When 4.4 Kitkat is available on your device, you will receive notification, but if you haven't you can push for manual update check. You can go through Settings > About phone and download it officially. We will be going through update instructions in this guide but before that some pre upgrade requirements.
  • You will also have to root your Blu Life Play to prepare it for Android 4.4 Kitkat upgrade.
  • Just before beginning to upgrade your Blu Life Play to Android 4.4 Kitkat don’t forget to backup your information, as contacts, text messages and the apps installed from Google Play Store who maybe lost when the installation finishes.
  • USB debugging should be enabled on your device.
  • Your phone should have ClockWorkMod Recovery Installed.
Blu Life Play Android 4.4 Kitkat

Now let’s see how to update Blu Life Play to Android 4.4 Kitkat -
  1. Download Blu Life Play Android 4.4 Firmware package to your PC first.
  2. Install the ROM Manager on your Blu Life Play. Get it from Google Play Store, then install the clockwork mod recovery.
  3. Connect your Blu Life Play to your PC employing the USB information cable. Copy the “Blu Life Play_4.4 Kitkat.zip” file you downloaded to the SD memory card.
  4. Restart your device in the recovery mode using ROM Manager. As soon as in Recovery Mode, go to ROM Manager and select backup / restore to back-up your information.
  5. From the Recovery Menu do a total data erase (including Delvik Cache).
  6. When completed, Go back to Recovery Menu and choose Flash ROM from SD Card. Navigate the location you copied the ”Blu Life Play_4.4 Kitkat.zip” file and follow the directions for installing Android 4.4 Kitkat on your Blu Life Play.
  7. Once done hit "Reboot system now" to boot your device normally.
As soon as the installation is over, just reboot your Blu Life Play device, and here you go, you’ve just upgraded it to the new Android 4.4 Kitkat.

7 comments:

  1. Thank you but better with when see video no videos on yout tube for blue

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  2. Where is the link to download the ROM or File?

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  3. The link:

    http://blukitkat.wordpress.com/mt6589/life-play/

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  4. the best rom:

    https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B0Cm7WprlfKSeTJVSV94VlVvWWs/edit

    see pic:
    http://www.tunisia-sat.com/vb/attachment.php?attachmentid=598670&stc=1&thumb=1&d=1405533420

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