Jelly Bean 4.3 isn’t a big update, and you might be happy to wait for Google to make available the update to your Nexus tablet, but we’re pretty impatient. Plus, we’re itching to try out the new ability to update user profiles with content restrictions, which is ideal if young children will be using the tablet.
Here’s how to get the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update on your Nexus 7 or Nexus 10 tablet the easy way.
Install Android 4.3 Jelly Bean on your Nexus 7, Nexus 10
Step 1. First check what version of Android your Nexus tablet is running. From the home screen, pull down from the top right of the screen and choose Settings. Scroll down to About tablet, then look under Android version. You’ll most likely find Android 4.2.2 here, or perhaps Android 4.1 if you’ve never updated your tablet.
Step 2. Next, check whether Google has already made available the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update for your tablet. In the same menu, tap on System updates. The next screen will either inform you that an update is available, or state when the tablet was last updated. If no update is available, tap Check now.
Chances are you’ll find that still no Android 4.3 update is available. At this point you can sit back and wait a few days for the new flavour of Jelly Bean to appear, or you can force your tablet to download the update.