How to update Samsung Captivate to Android 4.4.2 KitKat
The Android KitKat operating system is being rolled out for most of the devices expect those having outdated hardware. If you have Samsung Captivate i897 and looking to update it to latest Android 4.4.2 KitKat, you have just visited the right place. Officially, the KitKat update is still yet to be announced by Samsung but still there is another method using which one can update it to KitKat version. Initially Samsung Captivate was launched with Android 2.1 and opted further for Android 2.3 Ginger bread update.
Not officially, but using Custom Rom we can update Samsung Captivate to Android 4.4.2 KitKat operating system. Many thanks to
Nick0703, senior member at XDA developer, who brought an official PAC-man custom Rom (now we’ll be using CyanogenMod Rom) for Captivate phone. This Rom is based on Android 4.4.2 AOSP KitKat firmware with tons of features from the best ROMs.
As this is the official built of
PAC-man Rom CyanogenMod Rom so their won’t be any kind of risk in installing it on Captivate. Installing CyanogenMod on Samsung Captivate not only update it latest Android version but it also bring chance to use tons of new features, apps, and an excellent opportunity to improve the performance of device in all aspects.
In order to install this Rom successfully we recommend you to follow the exact guide given here and follow all the steps without skipping or mixing them. First prepare your device according to the pre-requisites listed below,