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How to downgrade android lollipop to KitKat

Downgrade android lollipop to Kitkat (4.4) on your android device such as Samsung Galaxy, Nexus, HTC one, LG and other latest android device. Many users not comfortable with the new lollipop OS and try to downgrade to KitKat (4.4) version. In most of the user problem with battery drain, various number of usable apps and other.

Before downgrade android lollipop to KitKat, backup your data using Samsung Kies software or Google drive. You can downgrade android lollipop to KitKat in your device, first of all find Android factory image from Google of your android device & download image link and install ADB tool on your Windows or Mac device and other option is download firmware from this.


Also use reboot / factory data reset option to make your device new look like when buy. If you have problem with latest android lollipop (5.1.1) device then you want to downgrade lollipop to an older KitKat version on your device. Once you upgrade android Kitkat to lollipop OS in your device then there is no official way to downgrade previous version OS. Follow below given steps to downgrade android lollipop to Kitkat.

Also read: How to upgrade lollipop to android 6.0 marshmallow (Android M)

Simple steps to downgrade android lollipop to Kitkat (4.4) using reboot / factory data reset

Step 1: Press Volume up+Power+Home button until see the screen

How to downgrade android lollipop to KitKat

Step 2: Use volume down button to scroll “wipe data / factory data reset” and press power button to select option

Step 3: Select “Yes” using power button and your phone will reset.

tap on reboot system on andorid device

After complete this process, select “reboot system now”. Now you android device looks like original when you buy.

Step 4: Restore your data using Samsung Kies via connect your device computer via USB cable

Now check your android device or tablet reboot completely or not. If not than take it nearby Samsung device store to downgrade it.

That’s all. I hope this article helps to downgrade older or previous android OS on your android device.

Above you can see the process to downgrade android lollipop to Kitkat (4.4) on your device. If you’re having problems implementing this, don’t hesitate to let me know on below comment box, would be a pleasure to help you. Connect with us for daily latest updates!

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