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Windows Phone 7.8 is now seeding to Nokia Lumia handsets

30 January, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
Windows Phone 7.8 is now seeding to Nokia Lumia handsets - read the full textThe long awaited, highly anticipated Windows Phone 7.8 update has made its way to the first generation Nokia Lumia smartphones. Users of the aforementioned devices should be receiving notification for the new OS version's availability in the coming weeks. The update will be installed via Microsoft...

 

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> In reply to Sparton @ 2013-01-31 17:58 from w4YA - click to readFrom which region...? Sparton

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  • 2013-01-31 20:00
  • t1$E

no 7.8 uprgade on zune for Att unlocked Nokia lumia 900
with bootloader 7.17.2.0 and os version 7.10.8779.8
today 01/31/13

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  • 2013-01-31 19:58
  • kcVk

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-01-31 13:10 from vbM8 - click to readi also tried the same but ,no success ....

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  • 2013-01-31 19:53
  • 2@eD

> In reply to Sparton @ 2013-01-31 17:58 from w4YA - click to readhow u have updated??? zune showing my phone is up to date....
please tell, how u made it possible?

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  • 2013-01-31 19:49
  • vGi{

can't find update for my omnia W....

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  • 2013-01-31 19:48
  • 2@eD

Lumia 610 Philippines nothing yet?? I got nothing in my end...

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  • 2013-01-31 19:47
  • Kg@P

For USA, you must force the update by disconnecting from the internet while checking for update. You might have to update 2-3 times depending on how lucky you are.

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  • 2013-01-31 19:38
  • T166
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For those who cant wait or have been waiting too long already... enjoy

Zune showed that my Phone was up to date and would not find any new updates so i Tried the cable trick(in other words connected to zune via usb cable), go to PHONE, then SETTINGS, then choose UPDATE. when it starts checking for an update in Zune software, after 10 seconds i disconnected my computer from the internet and presto, Zune found an update.(btw also i turned my phones wifi off) reconnect to the internet and push the update button.
(you will have to repeat this process twice as there are 2 updates, so after the first update you will still have version 7.5 only after the second update is installed you will have 7.8.

If no luck try a few times counting from 3-10 seconds (for me it worked after 10 seconds, my 5th attempt)
Success! Zune tells me an update is found. Connect your PC/laptop to the internet again and download the update.

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  • 2013-01-31 19:20
  • SqQ6

My Acer Allegro Updated, didn't expect that!, Wife's Nokia 800 not.

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  • 2013-01-31 19:14
  • my9j

> In reply to Jeanandroidfan. @ 2013-01-31 16:49 from MDVw - click to readonce i bought an android just to try it! it's not bad at all. it's messy,lag a lot but nice. but i wanted something fast,smooth and simply.and i've found it thats WP.so you android lovers with no taste at all change the room

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  • 2013-01-31 18:44
  • BP%5

Nokia lumia 800-Updated to 7.8 today successfully. From India.

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  • 2013-01-31 17:58
  • w4YA

> In reply to nilepandey @ 2013-01-31 17:08 from 7txS - click to readfor both nokia lumia and samsung omnia w. 7.8 update is available in india. today i updated my samsung omnia w through zune ....and my friend updated lumia 800

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  • 2013-01-31 17:22
  • uteA

> In reply to Bicky @ 2013-01-31 17:12 from 9E6L - click to readdownload directly from www.microsoft.com

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  • 2013-01-31 17:18
  • uteA

I knw tht the New virsieon 7.8 is comming soon and it will be update via Microw soft Zune software but the Zun software is not available in 'NOKIA CARE'...so what I can do...plz suggst me?????????

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  • 2013-01-31 17:12
  • 9E6L

Anybody updated lumia 710 via Zune in india

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  • 2013-01-31 17:08
  • 7txS

Lol a useless ui change to calm wp 7 devices owners, lol, Nokia you failed , by the way is Nokia now Microsoft??!! Promoting for them , releasing services for its whole phones ...

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  • 2013-01-31 16:49
  • MDVw

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-01-31 14:42 from srdG - click to readAs far as I'm aware Windows Phone 7 phones wont be getting it. Only devices with 7.5 will get the update to 7.8.

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  • 2013-01-31 16:49
  • pJtM

i agree about absense of cyrillyc,especialy about macedonian :) this what happends with windows is the same storry android had in the beginings but Ms should learnd from them...but it seams that they ignored that and that is bad bad for them. That holds me and many liie me from buying windows phone..

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  • 2013-01-31 16:45
  • S6ZR

Telcel mexico, has the 7.8 update for all the lumia line since about two weeks a go.

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  • 2013-01-31 16:22
  • 8WJY

> In reply to TheAgent @ 2013-01-31 10:08 from NS8K - click to readNo, and I can give you a couple of resons.
* I had to wait almost a year to get any usable Marketplace (or whatever they call it now) apps, because for some reson MS would not allow them in particular markets.
* It still lacks Cyrilic keyboard, which particularly pisses me off. I don't appreciate writing messages in foreign alphabeths or trying to figure how to put down the names of my friends in Latin.
* APN configuration is a joke (either no internet or or no MMS).
* MS Live now has all my contacts due to the way of transferring contacts.
Otherwise Nokia made a nice, sturdy and responsive phone. They also include free maps, camera and a decent set of apps. Sadly, MS (Elop, maybe) is trying to depreciate and buy them out.
I must admit, I like the UI, but I hate to deal with MS.

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  • 2013-01-31 16:20
  • iF%h

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