Finally, Android 4.4 KitKat is available for MediaTek MT6589 chipset

by Rosgani 31

AndroidKitKat-MT6589T

There is many reason why Android 4.4 KitKat did not come to our Android device, because, some device that running with mediaTek chipset did not provide appropriate upgrade to Android 4.4 KitKat.

Finally, there is domestic smartphone manufacturer has successfully upgrade their system to Android 4.4 KitKat using CyanogenMod 10.2, and now the device that using MediaTek MT6589/MT6589T is capable to using higher version of Android.

Some people in XDA Developer forum has been built the Custom ROM based on CyanogenMod 11 that targeting for device which powered by MediaTek MT6589 processor, and now they ready to update their Android to KitKat.

Here is Installation guide, taken from XDA Developer Forum:
– Install new CWM linked in this thread (for installation see in: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show….php?t=2440304 ) – if you Do not have it yet, make sure you backup recovery.img
– Make a backup with CWM – you will want to go back to stock, don’t blame me if you don’t have a backup!!!
– Copy the cm_stairway-otaXYZ.zip to the phone and flash the zip with CWM
– Copy the gapps to Phone and install the ZIP (see: http://wiki.cyanogenmod.org/w/Google_Apps – this is CM11)
– Wipe

Downloads:
http://goo.im/devs/chrmhoffmann/wiko…OFBUGS-0.1.zip
md5sum: bea8501261f81702d50974404464dc7d

CWM for KitKat: http://goo.im/devs/chrmhoffmann/wiko…way-kk-0.1.img
md5sum: f872c48b080eddd4316c47c72418b6b6

Sources:
Kernel: https://github.com/chrmhoffmann/andr…_wiko_stairway
Device: https://github.com/chrmhoffmann/andr…_wiko_stairway
Android: https://gerrit.omnirom.org/ # / q / topic: mt6589, N, z – More to Come

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