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Operation Tablets Last Updated 08/26/2015

We are pleased to announce Android 4.4.2, build version KOT49H is now available on the LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play edition.

  1. From the Home Screen, tap Apps  > Settings  > About tablet

  2. Scroll down and view the current Build number.

  1. Fully charge the battery.

  2. Save any important data before updating the software on your device. Any data not saved to the microSD card may be erased; i.e. contacts, images, etc. To backup your data, connect your tablet to a PC via the USB cable. After connecting, swipe down from the top of the screen to open the notification panel and confirm you are connected as a media device (MTP). Copy personal folders to your PC, i.e. DCIM (photos, videos), Downloads, Music, etc.

Note: The entire upgrade process varies depending on software package size and your internet connection speed.

Software Update

  1. When the software update is available, the update icon  will display in the status bar at the top of the screen. Swipe down from the left side of the status bar and tap the notification to get started.

  2. Tap Restart & install, the device will countdown to 0, then reboot to start the software update.

  3. The device will reboot in system update mode. A progress bar under a green android will display the upgrade progress.

  4. When the upgrade is complete, the device will restart and transition through a series of alerts stating Android is upgrading.


If an update notification has not been received a manual software update check is available.

  1. From the Home Screen, tap Apps  > Settings  > About tablet

  2. Tap System updates > Check now to manually check for a new update.

  3. You will be prompted if a new software update is available. Continue from Software Update, step 1.

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