How to download the Android 4.4 KitKat quick-start guide

Google's official guide on using Android 4.4 KitKat is available for download right now.

Android 4.4 KitKat quick-start guide
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Android 4.4 KitKat is here and it comes preinstalled on the Nexus 5. Other Nexus- and Google Play-edition devices, except for the Galaxy Nexus , will also receive the update in the "coming weeks."

If you've already got your hands on the Nexus 5 or just want to get a head start on the latest Android OS, you might want check out Google's quick-start guide for Android. You can download the free guide from Google's Nexus support site, or from Google Play Books. The guide is broken down into six chapters and gives you a good overview of how to use the KitKat flavor of Android.

Android 4.4 KitKat getting started guide TOC
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Once you've finished going over the guide, be sure to come back to CNET How To and check out the more advanced Android 4.4 tutorials, like how to record your screen on Android 4.4 KitKat .

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Ed Rhee, a freelance writer based in the San Francisco Bay Area, is an IT veteran turned stay-at-home-dad of two girls. He focuses on Android devices and applications while maintaining a review blog at techdadreview.com.

 

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