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  Reply # 797614 11-Apr-2013 10:07
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That is not a model available in New Zealand. The New Zealand model sold by Telecom is the LG C900K, very different specifications, including keyboard. And it does get the Windows Phone 7.8 update.





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  Reply # 797617 11-Apr-2013 10:12
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by my calculations all the NZ Windows Phone 7.x handsets should get upgrade notifications by this coming Friday

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  Reply # 797638 11-Apr-2013 10:24
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nathan: by my calculations all the NZ Windows Phone 7.x handsets should get upgrade notifications by this coming Friday

That's tomorrow... so that's by end of Friday or beginning of Friday? If latter, that's only few hours before Friday is here. ;-)




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  Reply # 797645 11-Apr-2013 10:28
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Nathan,

That is good news. I hope that for future updates Microsoft improves the communication process. Especially after LG indicated that the previously mentioned model wasn't going to be supported, it was very unclear whether which models would be supported and when updates would be available. I would hope that over time it can be improved to the quality and simplicity of windows update which works very well.

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  Reply # 798275 12-Apr-2013 10:22
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I plugged my imported Lumia 800 into my MacBook last night, and it told me that there were updates available

Several updates later, I have the 7.8 update. Just in time for nathan's Friday timeline :)

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  Reply # 798909 13-Apr-2013 19:52
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Hmm.. sorry to be a sadpacker but I just plugged mine in minutes ago and let Zune to detect update... the outcome?

Your phone is up to date.
Current phone software version: 7.10 (8107)




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  Reply # 798910 13-Apr-2013 19:56
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chiefie: Hmm.. sorry to be a sadpacker but I just plugged mine in minutes ago and let Zune to detect update... the outcome?

Your phone is up to date.
Current phone software version: 7.10 (8107)


where is your phone from? Which mobile operator? Which model?

7.8 is now available to all NZ purchased 7.x devices



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  Reply # 798971 13-Apr-2013 21:49
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Just plugged wife's device to Windows Phone 7 Connector (Mac OS X). It gave an error when checking for update. Then I found out the connector relies on the phone data (mobile or WiFi) for checking, so I turned on WiFi and it says there's an update. Running it now.

On another note tried to install the latest Windows Phone 7 Connector update and was told the new version won't run on Mac OS X 10.6.8... Lucky I had the old version installed before or wouldn't have a machine to install updates.







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  Reply # 798978 13-Apr-2013 22:29
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Done. Six updates installed. Why didn't Zune offer any of the old updates before (when I had it connected to Zune on my laptop before installing Windows 8) is a mystery.





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  Reply # 798996 13-Apr-2013 23:59
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nathan:
chiefie: Hmm.. sorry to be a sadpacker but I just plugged mine in minutes ago and let Zune to detect update... the outcome?

Your phone is up to date.
Current phone software version: 7.10 (8107)


where is your phone from? Which mobile operator? Which model?

7.8 is now available to all NZ purchased 7.x devices


Vodafone NZ HTC Trophy, bought in October 2010 after Nick showed me his.




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  Reply # 800262 16-Apr-2013 15:08
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chiefie:
nathan:
chiefie: Hmm.. sorry to be a sadpacker but I just plugged mine in minutes ago and let Zune to detect update... the outcome?

Your phone is up to date.
Current phone software version: 7.10 (8107)


where is your phone from? Which mobile operator? Which model?

7.8 is now available to all NZ purchased 7.x devices


Vodafone NZ HTC Trophy, bought in October 2010 after Nick showed me his.


If it helps, I'm using a Vodafone NZ HTC Trophy bought in October 2010 that's been running 7.8 for a couple of months now

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  Reply # 800265 16-Apr-2013 15:09
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neoprint:
chiefie:
nathan:
chiefie: Hmm.. sorry to be a sadpacker but I just plugged mine in minutes ago and let Zune to detect update... the outcome?

Your phone is up to date.
Current phone software version: 7.10 (8107)


where is your phone from? Which mobile operator? Which model?

7.8 is now available to all NZ purchased 7.x devices


Vodafone NZ HTC Trophy, bought in October 2010 after Nick showed me his.


If it helps, I'm using a Vodafone NZ HTC Trophy bought in October 2010 that's been running 7.8 for a couple of months now


Did you update using the seveneight tool or some network trickery? or just Zune and update?




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  Reply # 800282 16-Apr-2013 15:46
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Phone said there was an update available, I plugged it in, Zune did it's thing.

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