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  Reply # 748019 20-Jan-2013 23:57 Send private message

Same here. If it's not fixed, I'm going to re-evaluate my Lumia 800 ownership.

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  Reply # 748334 21-Jan-2013 17:50 Send private message

From a non compass user, comparing similar apps, to a htc sensation, 7.8 seems to have fixed the issue. Don't quote me on that, though.




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  Reply # 748528 21-Jan-2013 22:46 Send private message

I am a Telecom Lumia 800 owner and no sign of 7.8 yet? But it appears it cannot be far away?

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  Reply # 748532 21-Jan-2013 22:52 Send private message

FYI Vodafone NZ approved 7.8 for the Nokia Lumia 800 middle of December




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  Reply # 748691 22-Jan-2013 11:09 Send private message

johnr: FYI Vodafone NZ approved 7.8 for the Nokia Lumia 800 middle of December


Any info about HTC Trophy getting the 7.8 treatment? would be nice to hang on to it for a wee while longer.... having a really hard time choosing a WinPho 8 device.... 

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  Reply # 748699 22-Jan-2013 11:12 Send private message

Bakedfresh:
johnr: FYI Vodafone NZ approved 7.8 for the Nokia Lumia 800 middle of December


Any info about HTC Trophy getting the 7.8 treatment? would be nice to hang on to it for a wee while longer.... having a really hard time choosing a WinPho 8 device.... 


Seconded - Although I will be ugrading, most likely to the HTC 8S in a month or two once my (work) phone hits 2 yrs old.

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  Reply # 749651 23-Jan-2013 15:45 Send private message

cant be far off... the new 7.8 sdk released today http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=36474


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  Reply # 753606 31-Jan-2013 08:11 Send private message

Nokia posted a blog entry saying it's delivering now, but then:

"The Windows Phone 7.8 update is now rolling out for Nokia Lumia smartphones through February. Delivery of the update is operator dependent, meaning you will receive a notification in the coming weeks if you have an unlocked phone or if your operator has approved the update. If you don?t receive the update notification within the next three weeks, please contact your operator for more information."





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  Reply # 753617 31-Jan-2013 08:39 Send private message

The Windows Phone 7.8 update is beginning its rollout in New Zealand to phones currently running on Windows Phone 7.5

starting today with a staggered rollout

http://conversations.nokia.com/2013/01/30/get-even-more-from-your-nokia-lumia-with-windows-phone-7-8/



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  Reply # 753621 31-Jan-2013 08:43 Send private message

Sure, but read my previous post:

"Delivery of the update is operator dependent..."

This means while the update is available now from Nokia it may not be available with the OK from the operator until later...

As usual, being held by the operators.





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  Reply # 753636 31-Jan-2013 08:53 Send private message

:( I'm not trying to be funny with words - Windows Phone 7.8 update is rolling out to NZ handsets today

its approved, its released, its out there now, its public



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  Reply # 753637 31-Jan-2013 08:54 Send private message

Good work then. What about the other OEM available in New Zealand? The HTC Trophy (which my wife's using on 2degrees) and the LG (which I use everyday at home as a "wifi tablet" kind)?






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  Reply # 753645 31-Jan-2013 09:14 Send private message

I am looking forward to this update.

There has been several how to video's on youtube and the likes, but i would rather wait.

My phone is a parallel imported Lumia710, so it will be interesting how long the update takes to become available to my phone.

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  Reply # 753655 31-Jan-2013 09:18 Send private message

the Zune client trick with unplugging your Ethernet cable blah blah should work

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  Reply # 753664 31-Jan-2013 09:32 Send private message

I cant seem to get that trick to work on my system at the moment.

Be interesting to hear if anyone else was able to get this to work, or if this was only for Mango.

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