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Topic # 105150 28-Jun-2012 01:48 Send private message

unfortunately mine didnt yet find the update when i plugged it in :(

Source: http://conversations.nokia.com/2012/06/27/new-features-and-apps-with-a-software-update-for-the-nokia-lumia-800-and-nokia-lumia-710/

Today, a new software update for the Lumia 800 and Lumia 710 starts rolling out that will bring some powerful new features to your device and access to new apps you will use again and again


new features in OS with update:
* internet sharing (aka tethering, wifi hotspot)
* flip to silence (as opposed to the htc flip to speakerphone :P)

it also adds capabilities so you can download new apps soon:
* camera extras (smart group, action shot, self time, panorama)
* contact share (business cards by sms)
* play to (play from lumia to DLNA devices on network)

soon after, there will also be a couple of zynga games coming to lumia, then the rest of windows phones:
* draw something
* words with friends




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  Reply # 647366 28-Jun-2012 07:25 Send private message

Wait this to take its time to trickle down to New Zealand handses, thanks to local telcos...

Also Play To is already in the Markeplace with a bunch of new apps.






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  Reply # 647461 28-Jun-2012 10:19 Send private message

As with all Windows Phone updates its a staggered release globally.

You can follow when and where the updates are happening here http://www.nokia.com/global/support/software-update/lumia/software-update-for-nokia-lumia/



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  Reply # 647525 28-Jun-2012 11:32 Send private message

i have an optus lumia 800, will be interesting to see if i get the update before, or after, NZ :-)




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  Reply # 647687 28-Jun-2012 15:46 Send private message

Zune updated my phone this morning when I plugged it in at work.

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  Reply # 647706 28-Jun-2012 16:17 Send private message

BrentR, Any word on updates for the Lumia 900? I just picked one of these up.

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  Reply # 647715 28-Jun-2012 16:34 Send private message

1080p: BrentR, Any word on updates for the Lumia 900? I just picked one of these up.


Lumia 900 comes with Tango update pre-installed.




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  Reply # 647716 28-Jun-2012 16:36 Send private message

Lias: Zune updated my phone this morning when I plugged it in at work.


And what version are you running now then?





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  Reply # 648042 29-Jun-2012 10:06 Send private message

Funnily enough - Vodafone Australia has it as approved on the Nokia website - the only telco in AU/NZ that has it approved.

Sort it out Vodafone NZ.




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  Reply # 648092 29-Jun-2012 11:32 Send private message

i tried the old "start update, count to 5, kill internet access" method last night and got offered the 7.10.8112.7 update.

after that i tried again, but wasnt able to get the 7.10.8773.98 (tango) update that way.




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  Reply # 648101 29-Jun-2012 11:42 Send private message

Regs:
after that i tried again, but wasnt able to get the 7.10.8773.98 (tango) update that way.


take that back, i just tried again and:
tango!




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  Reply # 648102 29-Jun-2012 11:42 Send private message

I really dislike how updates are available but not offered.




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  Reply # 648129 29-Jun-2012 12:11 Send private message

Hi Guys,

It's a staggered release to mitigate large loads and failed downloads in the first few days/weeks, I understand it's frustrating that you have to wait, but I know I'd personally rather it worked on the first try instead of a failed download and potentially bricked handset.

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  Reply # 648133 29-Jun-2012 12:17 Send private message

1080p: BrentR, Any word on updates for the Lumia 900? I just picked one of these up.


Hey,
This already has the updates the Lumia 800 and 710 is receiving available. Play To is available for it now on the Marketplace with Camera Extras coming through in July.

The 7.8 update has no availability date yet.

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  Reply # 648134 29-Jun-2012 12:19 Send private message

BrentR: Hi Guys,

It's a staggered release to mitigate large loads and failed downloads in the first few days/weeks, I understand it's frustrating that you have to wait, but I know I'd personally rather it worked on the first try instead of a failed download and potentially bricked handset.


This would be ok in times past, not in the times of CDNs, load balancers. Also update files are checked with a checksum before being applied.

Staggered releases make no sense at all, except for frustation.





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  Reply # 648139 29-Jun-2012 12:25 Send private message

freitasm:
BrentR: Hi Guys,

It's a staggered release to mitigate large loads and failed downloads in the first few days/weeks, I understand it's frustrating that you have to wait, but I know I'd personally rather it worked on the first try instead of a failed download and potentially bricked handset.


This would be ok in times past, not in the times of CDNs, load balancers. Also update files are checked with a checksum before being applied.

Staggered releases make no sense at all, except for frustation.



Can you not trick it into updating like with the Mango update?

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