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  Reply # 753671 31-Jan-2013 09:48 Send private message

Will I need to wait for 2degrees to approve 7.8 or will I be rolled out a notification in the coming weeks no matter what?

I'm using a Lumia 900 from overseas.

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  Reply # 753699 31-Jan-2013 10:27 Send private message

From Nokia:http://www.nokia.com/global/support/software-update/lumia-software-update/availability-in-asia-pacific/

Specifically:

New Zealand
Product - Description - Latest version
Lumia 610 - Country Variant - 1066.0000.8858.12470
Lumia 610 - Vodafone - 1066.0000.8858.12470
Lumia 710 - Telecom - 1600.3036.8853.12440
Lumia 800 - Country Variant, black and white - 1750.0823.8852.12430
Lumia 800 - Country Variant, cyan and magenta - 1750.0805.8773.12220
Lumia 800 - Telecom - 1750.0805.8773.12220
Lumia 800 - Vodafone - 1750.0823.8858.12460


That Version number is higher for my Voda Lumia 800, but from last time who know what the hell that means?

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  Reply # 753757 31-Jan-2013 11:30 Send private message

i connected my phone about 30mins ago to see if i was able to get the updae on my imported lumina 800, so far it has updated with a nokia update, then to 7.10.8783 and is now creating the backup to install the 7.8 update

didnt have to do the unplug deal like with mango

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  Reply # 753758 31-Jan-2013 11:31 Send private message

Build .8858. is the 7.8 build.  

I note that the Telecom version is still showing 7.5 as the highest available Frown

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  Reply # 753769 31-Jan-2013 11:47 Send private message

freitasm: 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)?




All the WP7 devices sold in NZ should receive the 7.8 update, including the HTC Trophy and LG optimus 7 q.

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  Reply # 753771 31-Jan-2013 11:48 Send private message

Well, my Trophy has noticed, and is now installing, update 7.10.8112.7. Which seems to be about SMS messaging and SIM contacts.
Hopefully once that's done, it'll do 7.8 next.

I still don't know why they put that bit about updates being cumulative - it never just installs the most recent update, it does all the little ones along the way.

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  Reply # 753779 31-Jan-2013 12:02 Send private message

BlueShift: Well, my Trophy has noticed, and is now installing, update 7.10.8112.7. Which seems to be about SMS messaging and SIM contacts.
Hopefully once that's done, it'll do 7.8 next.

I still don't know why they put that bit about updates being cumulative - it never just installs the most recent update, it does all the little ones along the way.


OK, now its doing 7.10.8773.98. Has the same description text as the last one, but a different number.

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  Reply # 753782 31-Jan-2013 12:21 Send private message

all done now, the screen suddenly feels massive with the gutter down the right hand side gone. resized a whole bunch of tiles and trying different arrangements. liking the expanded email and messaging tiles showing the contents now

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  Reply # 753810 31-Jan-2013 12:54 Send private message

How's the compass?

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  Reply # 753811 31-Jan-2013 12:55 Send private message

Hmmm my Voda Trophy updated to 8773 which according to Wiki is 7.5 Tango... Any trophy users get all the way to 8558?

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  Reply # 753826 31-Jan-2013 13:00 Send private message

Bakedfresh: Hmmm my Voda Trophy updated to 8773 which according to Wiki is 7.5 Tango... Any trophy users get all the way to 8558?

So far my Trophy has run through
7.10.8112.7
7.10.8773.98
7.10.8779.8
7.10.8783.12
and is now doing
7.10.8858.136 - which looks from the desciption like it is 7.8 - tile sizes etc.

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  Reply # 753846 31-Jan-2013 13:15 Send private message

BlueShift:
Bakedfresh: Hmmm my Voda Trophy updated to 8773 which according to Wiki is 7.5 Tango... Any trophy users get all the way to 8558?

So far my Trophy has run through
7.10.8112.7
7.10.8773.98
7.10.8779.8
7.10.8783.12
and is now doing
7.10.8858.136 - which looks from the desciption like it is 7.8 - tile sizes etc.


Vodafone?

Mine has stopped at 8773, I guess I will try again later...

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  Reply # 753857 31-Jan-2013 13:26 Send private message

LG Quantum 7Q reporting in

7.10.8779.8 going into phone now fingers crossed!!!

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  Reply # 753863 31-Jan-2013 13:33 Send private message

My 8858.136 update was indeed 7.8, its finished, and looks all pretty. Its even changed the Windows Phone splash screen on startup from the black background to a pretty blue with the new logo.



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  Reply # 753878 31-Jan-2013 13:49 Send private message

BlueShift:
Bakedfresh: Hmmm my Voda Trophy updated to 8773 which according to Wiki is 7.5 Tango... Any trophy users get all the way to 8558?

So far my Trophy has run through
7.10.8112.7
7.10.8773.98
7.10.8779.8
7.10.8783.12
and is now doing
7.10.8858.136 - which looks from the desciption like it is 7.8 - tile sizes etc.


Have you never run an update on this device? Microsoft promised that users would never miss a second update, which would always come with the previous one, even if the telco decided to hold the previous one off...






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