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  # 754240 1-Feb-2013 09:02
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Flatmate's Telecom Lumia 800 also didn't get offered the updates, he tried disconnect trick a few times and it worked for a few updates

 
 
 
 


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  # 754241 1-Feb-2013 09:04
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freitasm: That was almost three years ago...



I am not saying that it is rational, just that fear of SNAFU might be holding them back. Corporate health and safety, risk management fear. Meanwhile some of the biggest advocates for the platform are left in the cold...

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# 754262 1-Feb-2013 09:37
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Woke up this morning and my Australian Telstra sourced HTC Mozart notified me of an available update. I now have 7.8 Smile

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  # 754324 1-Feb-2013 11:27
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Joy! I finally have the update after using 'The Force'. Loving the new start screen, and the phone now makes the correct noises when receiving txts/email after 8773 stopped it from doing so...

Now to figure out what WinPho 8 handset to get...

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  # 754329 1-Feb-2013 11:41
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Bakedfresh: Joy! I finally have the update after using 'The Force'. Loving the new start screen, and the phone now makes the correct noises when receiving txts/email after 8773 stopped it from doing so...

Now to figure out what WinPho 8 handset to get...


Lumia 920 for $799 http://www.noelleeming.co.nz/shop/communications/smartphones/nokia-lumia920xt-lumia-920-xt-smartphone/prod120316.html?utm_source=Spikemail&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20130201-EDM164-Super+Deals

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  # 754331 1-Feb-2013 11:43
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lueyyou:
Bakedfresh: Joy! I finally have the update after using 'The Force'. Loving the new start screen, and the phone now makes the correct noises when receiving txts/email after 8773 stopped it from doing so...

Now to figure out what WinPho 8 handset to get...


Lumia 920 for $799 http://www.noelleeming.co.nz/shop/communications/smartphones/nokia-lumia920xt-lumia-920-xt-smartphone/prod120316.html?utm_source=Spikemail&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20130201-EDM164-Super+Deals


wow that's a good price, $200 less than I paid from Telecom last year

Does anyone know if they actually have them available?  Anyone tried to buy one?

 
 
 
 


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  # 754340 1-Feb-2013 11:49
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Seems like its available, doesn't say out of stock or anything when I try and order one.

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  # 754382 1-Feb-2013 13:00
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lueyyou:
Bakedfresh: Joy! I finally have the update after using 'The Force'. Loving the new start screen, and the phone now makes the correct noises when receiving txts/email after 8773 stopped it from doing so...

Now to figure out what WinPho 8 handset to get...


Lumia 920 for $799 http://www.noelleeming.co.nz/shop/communications/smartphones/nokia-lumia920xt-lumia-920-xt-smartphone/prod120316.html?utm_source=Spikemail&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20130201-EDM164-Super+Deals


Yeah, thats pretty much my first choice... quite large though... Does anyone know if any of cellular service providers will be offering the HTC 8X?

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  # 754383 1-Feb-2013 13:03
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Bakedfresh:
lueyyou:
Bakedfresh: Joy! I finally have the update after using 'The Force'. Loving the new start screen, and the phone now makes the correct noises when receiving txts/email after 8773 stopped it from doing so...

Now to figure out what WinPho 8 handset to get...


Lumia 920 for $799 http://www.noelleeming.co.nz/shop/communications/smartphones/nokia-lumia920xt-lumia-920-xt-smartphone/prod120316.html?utm_source=Spikemail&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20130201-EDM164-Super+Deals


Yeah, thats pretty much my first choice... quite large though... Does anyone know if any of cellular service providers will be offering the HTC 8X?


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  # 754487 1-Feb-2013 17:07
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I have a HTC Radar.  I'm on the Vodafone network.  Would the trick mention on the previous page force an update, also work for my HTC phone?





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  # 754506 1-Feb-2013 17:39
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if you're impatient, and can't handle the cable trick, you can always try this at your own risk: http://windowsphonehacker.com/articles/want_windows_phone_7.8_now_try_this_easy_tool-01-31-13

according to the website:
This tool will install the official, RTM Windows Phone 7.8 update today, right now. It's easy. Just click Install 7.8, then select the desired language packages. Then wait.




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  # 754567 1-Feb-2013 20:58
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Anybody know if the Windows RT "Windows Phone" app (http://apps.microsoft.com/windows/en-US/app/windows-phone/0e0fbaf6-fd99-4046-b494-9ce469ae3009) works with 7.8, or is it still only for WP8?


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  # 754568 1-Feb-2013 20:59
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just WP8

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  # 754620 1-Feb-2013 23:55
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Just updated a Telecom LG-C900k.

Used the cable disconnect trick, updated from 8773 to 8779 to 8783 to 8858.

Took about 20 minutes, still seems to be working :)

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