Wow! After Nexus lineup seeding the Android 4.4.3 Kitkat update, Motorola seeds out the same update to Moto G phone. The Android 4.4.3 happens to be the latest firmware on the Android lineup. The update is now available via Over the Air download and company has also posted out Press Release as well.Moto G Android 4.4.3 firmware

Improvements & Enhancements

The Moto G software update is rolled out for all Global GSM ad US GSM models in United States right now. Here are the improvements that we see –

  • Includes common Android 4.4.3 stability fix, security fixes
  • Accuracy improvements to the power profile
  • Adds Camera pause and play video recording with convenient Pause/Resume button
  • The phone dialer has been update
  • New Motorola Alert application will be available from app menu.

How to Update

Ensure that you have charged your phone to 50% battery life and connected to a WiFi network. If you have received update notification then select Download from the Dropdown menu and click on Install now or else follow the process mentioned below –

  • Tap on Settings and then About Phone.
  • Now tap on System Update.Moto G Android 4.4.3 Update
  • Now select Download option and then hit Install.
  • After the software is installed your phone will be restarted automatically to apply the same updates.Moto G Android 4.4.3 Update

Note:

For Global GSM Build, your phone is now updated with: 174.44.1.falcon_umts.Retail.en.US
For US GSM Build, your phone is now updated with: 174.44.1.falcon_umts.AWSRetail.en.US

Official Press Release

Moto G – 4.4.3 Release Notes

INTRODUCTION

We are excited to announce a new software update for Moto G by Motorola. With this upgrade you get the latest version of the Android OS (Android™ 4.4.3, KitKat®,) as well as new features, enhancements and bug fixes for your Moto G. For more information on Motorola updates and repairs, visit us at www.motorola.com/mymotog.

NOTE: You cannot downgrade to a previous software version after installing this update.

ENHANCEMENTS

This Moto G software update is for all Global GSM and US GSM models purchased online in the United States. After installing the software update you will notice numerous enhancements and changes, including:

Android™ 4.4.3, KitKat® Android 4.4.3, KitKat, is the latest release of the Android platform. This release includes several stability, framework and security fixes in addition to accuracy improvements to the power profile.
Camera – Pause video recording Added the ability to pause video recording with a convenient pause/resume button on the viewfinder.
Updated Phone dialer Updated Phone dialer with a new graphical layout and colors to improve consistency and usability.
Enables Motorola Alert
Application download
New Motorola Alert application sends periodic alerts with your location to your selected contacts.
Now available for download from the Google Play Store.


INSTRUCTIONS

For a successful installation, we recommend installing this update when the battery in your phone is at least 50% charged and you are connected to a Wi-Fi network.
If you have received a notification message for this update:

  1. Select “Download”.
  2. After the software is downloaded, select “Install now”.
  3. After the software is installed, your phone will re-start automatically.
  4. For Global GSM Build, your phone is now updated with:
    174.44.1.falcon_umts.Retail.en.US

    For US GSM Build, your phone is now updated with:
    174.44.1.falcon_umts.AWSRetail.en.US

If you have not received a notification message for this update, follow the steps below to manually update your phone:

  1. Select the Settings icon in the apps menu.
  2. Select “About phone”.
  3. Select “System updates”.
  4. Select “Download”. After the software is downloaded, select “Install”.
  5. After the software is installed, your phone will re-start automatically.
  6. For Global GSM Build, your phone is now updated with:
    174.44.1.falcon_umts.Retail.en.US

    For US GSM Build, your phone is now updated with:
    174.44.1.falcon_umts.AWSRetail.en.US


Additional Information

There is no charge for this software upgrade over carrier network. If you have difficulty with this upgrade, visit us atwww.motorola.com/mymotog.