LG G2 KitKat update details posted by Verizon [UPDATED]

Alex Wagner
Editorial Director of News and Content from Omaha, NE
Published: April 18, 2014

Verizon LG G2 official

The LG G2 has already been bumped up to Android 4.4 on AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile in 2013, and now it’s Verizon’s turn to treat its G2-toting customers to some KitKat goodness.

Verizon today posted the official Android 4.4.2 changelog for its version of the LG G2. The update bumps the Verizon G2 up to software version VS98024A and includes the following tweaks:

KEY ENHANCEMENTS

ACCESSIBILITY

  • Color Adjustment has been added
  • ‘Magnification Gestures’ label is now ‘Touch Zoom’ label 
  • ‘Shades’ label is now ‘Screen Shades’ label
  • ‘Captions’ have been added
  • ‘Touch and Hold Delay’ is now ‘Touch Feedback Time
  • ‘Speak Passwords’ label is now ‘Read Passwords’ label 
  • ‘Power Button Ends Call’ label is now ‘Power Key Ends Call’ label
  • ‘Easy Access’ label is now ‘Accessibility Settings Shortcut’ label
  • OS upgrade to Android KitKat 4.4.2

LOCATION

  • The latest location specs are now reflected 

INDICATOR BAR

  • Indicator Color has been changed to white 

IMPROVED VISUAL VOICE MAIL

  • Premium Visual Voice Mail, which converts voice mails to text so you can read them discreetly.
  • Basic Visual Voice Mail, with a 20-message mailbox, is included at no charge.

LG has previously shown that the G2’s KitKat update should bring battery and performance improvements, so this is definitely an update that you Verizon G2 owners want to snag ASAP. There’s been no official announcements from Verizon regarding the rollout, but you can always check for it manually by heading into Menu > Settings > About phone > Software updates > Check for Updates.

UPDATE: Verizon has confirmed that the LG G2’s update to Android 4.4.2 is rolling out in phases starting today.

Via Droid-Life, Verizon Wireless, @VZWnews

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