Update Samsung Galaxy S4 to Android 4.3 Google Play Edition Firmware
The devs do it again! XDA developer Dubbsy has successfully ported
Android 4.3 from Google Play Edition Galaxy S4 to the standard Samsung Galaxy S4.
You can now install the stock Android as a custom ROM on your Galaxy
S4. Follow this guide to install Android 4.3 on your smartphone and for
Verizon is always known for releasing kernel sources and rolling out
updates later than other carriers. It also locks the bootloaders and
flagship devices arrive late too. Same is the case with Google Play
Galaxy S4 Android 4.3 which cannot be installed on the Verizon SGS4 because of the compatibility issues. But no more!
Prerequisites to check before you update Samsung Galaxy S4 to Android 4.3 Google Play Edition:
- Download and install USB drivers for Verizon Galaxy S4 in your computer.
- Enable USB debugging option by pressing Menu > Settings > Applications. Navigate and tap on Developer Options to ensure that USB Debugging is enabled.
- Make sure that some recovery tool like ClockworkMod recovery is installed.
- Ensure that your Samsung Galaxy S4 carries more than 70% of charge.
How to update Samsung Galaxy S4 to Android 4.3 Google Play Edition Galaxy S4 stock firmware:
Required files: choose the firmware file from this dev link