Nokia Windows Phone 7.8 update rolls out
30 January 2013 18:29 GMT / By Stuart Miles
Nokia Lumia 800 plus 900 owners, hear up: Nokia has confirmed it is rolling out the Windows Phone 7.8 update from now.
The unique update, that adds factors like customisable Live Tiles sizes to the Start Screen, comes inside the guise of the software update to the telephone over the upcoming month.
O2 inside the UK earlier confirmed which 25 January will be the magic day, plus it looks like Nokia has come advantageous found on the operator’s word.
“And today, following extensive software testing, update notifications might start to appear for Nokia Lumia 510, 610, 710, 800 plus 900 owners with an unlocked telephone or operator approved software throughout February,” claims Nokia found on the information.
According to the Finnish company: “Starting now plus rolling out over the coming weeks, a content might appear found on the telephone encouraging consumers to receive the update. Just connect a telephone to the computer through Zune for PC, or the Windows Phone application for Mac – plus follow the on-screen instructions because shown inside the movie above.”
Windows Phone 7.8, that aren’t element of the upgrade path to Windows Phone 8, nonetheless brings a amount of WP8 qualities to the18-month-old phones. These include web sharing, Bluetooth sharing, imaging enhancements including Camera Extras, as well as the launch of apps including Contact Share, Play To plus Nokia City Lens. Additionally, there are hot choices accessible about the lock screen, like having a daily background image from Bing; and there’s improved pocket plus child lock screen protection.
Delivery of the update is operator dependent, meaning you’ll get the notice inside the coming weeks in the event you have an unlocked telephone or when the operator has approved the update.
In the meantime, you are able to confirm we don’t miss out found on the update by checking which notifications are enabled about the telephone. Go to Settings > Phone Update > “Notify me whenever brand-new upgrades are found”.
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