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windows phone 7.8 release date

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adityadaliya
Posts: 105
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windows phone 7.8 release date

Nokia , it is very disappointing that wp8 is not coming to current wp7 .........

At least give us release dates of wp7.8 ...
and allow us to download large files over cellular data connection......


Please help us .....NOKIA


THANKS AGAIN
""""""NOKIA """""
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Raoul_Duke
Posts: 3,173

Re: windows phone 7.8 release date

Hi adityadaliya

Thanks for your post.

We currently do not have a time scale of the release of this update. Best thing to do is to have your phone notify you when the update is available. You can do this by having a look at the following link:

http://www.nokia.com/gb-en/support/product/lumia800/userguide/?action=onlineuserguidepagechange&pFil...

Regards

Raoul_Duke
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JonathanRN
Posts: 7

Re: windows phone 7.8 release date

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I just wanted to throw this out there. I emplore you to release the Windows Phone 7.8 update as soon as possible for a few reasons...

1. Now that Windows Phone 8 has been announced, Releasing the update will help minimize the lag if they see that the Lumia's have the new front-facing OS features now!

3. It's a good PR move.

Please listen to this!

-Jonathan

 

 

Moderators notes: Baseless and speculative remarks removed as there is no fact behind the statements made.

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93tid
Posts: 3,354

Re: windows phone 7.8 release date

 

Based on extensive past experience I would bet that WP7.8 will be released after the first WP8 handsets hit the market. Please note I said first WP8 handsets, not first Nokia WP8 handsets.

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staceycir
Posts: 1

Re: windows phone 7.8 release date

Hello Raul-Duke,

When the update to wp7.8 rolls out, will this incororate all past updates for Lumia 900, or wil we have to run each update separately?

Thanks!
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N8one
Posts: 91

Re: windows phone 7.8 release date

[ Edited ]

JonathanRN wrote:
I just wanted to throw this out there. I emplore you to release the Windows Phone 7.8 update as soon as possible for a few reasons...

1. Now that Windows Phone 8 has been announced. Releasing the update will help minimize the lag if they see that the Lumia's have the new front-facing OS features now!

3. It's a good PR move.

Please listen to this!

-Jonathan

Hi there,

 

I cant help but disagree with a couple of points here.

 

1. I would really prefer it if they took their time with updates and not simply rushed them out to appease the needs of some people for something new. Taking time to develop and test these updates means less QQ threads on these forums when people have problems.

2. The perception of a "crippled app store" people have confuses me to be honest. With nearly 100,000 apps i have found an app that can do pretty much any job i wish to do on my handset.

Yes i am missing the odd thing- but if im honest the lack of Angry Birds Space edition doesn't phase me too much! Also, not having to wade through the sea of dross i had in the Android market is, frankly, a breath of fresh air!

 

3. As for PR. Nokia takes the brunt of any negative feelings about WP7, they are rarely directed at microsoft (who actually control the software). As well as the fact Robot and Fruit phone lovers will take any opportunity to bash WP7.

 

 

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roope70
Posts: 88

Re: windows phone 7.8 release date


N:w00t:ne wrote:
3. As for PR. Nokia takes the brunt of any negative feelings about WP7, they are rarely directed at microsoft (who actually control the software). As well as the fact Robot and Fruit phone lovers will take any opportunity to bash WP7.

Nokia made the choice to switch to WP, so of course people blame them. Also when people go into a store, they think they buy a phone, not an operating system. Sure, some tech people might buy an operating system, but I'm betting most people think they are buying a phone. Therefore, it's the phone that is either good or bad.

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theaksk
Posts: 19

Re: windows phone 7.8 release date

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adityadaliya wrote:
Nokia , it is very disappointing that wp8 is not coming to current wp7 .........

At least give us release dates of wp7.8 ...
and allow us to download large files over cellular data connection......


Please help us .....NOKIA


THANKS AGAIN
""""""NOKIA """""

Looking at this page the 7.8 update will be released in June/July.

 

 

http://www.nokia.com/global/support/software-update/lumia/software-update-for-nokia-lumia/

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Kosh
Posts: 3,113

Re: windows phone 7.8 release date

Hi theaksk,

 

The update currently waiting for final approval before release is not the Windows Phone 7.8 update.

 

Kosh

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KennyKB
Posts: 371

Re: windows phone 7.8 release date

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93tid wrote:

 

Based on extensive past experience I would bet that WP7.8 will be released after the first WP8 handsets hit the market. Please note I said first WP8 handsets, not first Nokia WP8 handsets.


Agree with 93tid. There is no reason for MS to let existing phones steal the thunder from WP8 before it is released. It not just MS, any other company would have done the same.

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Registered Member
c1c2c3c4c
Posts: 3

Re: windows phone 7.8 release date

Feel bad that windows left you guys hanging with new phones that are not supported for wp8... Hope they at least gave you a heads up before you released the new line..  Historically company's have gone out of business for moves like this....

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c1c2c3c4c
Posts: 3

Re: windows phone 7.8 release date

no they wont its a different kernel so the drivers would be changed if they did that... it would require reflashing phones
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mansourfatohi
Posts: 1

Re: windows phone 7.8 release date

is there arabic support on windows phone 7.8

 

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Registered Member
alhomfeld2010
Posts: 1

Re: windows phone 7.8 release date

this morning I got a message saying that an update was available for my Nokia Lumia 710. It wasn't the 7.8 update :smileysad:

 

it updated the OS Version to: 7.10.8107.79

 

I hope 7.8 comes soon

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c1c2c3c4c
Posts: 3

Re: windows phone 7.8 release date

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they already have re flashed the phones in the past... the problem stems from the drivers being made by the hardware manufacturers and not Microsoft. as a result they cant force these manufacturers to re-wright and test drivers for all of there old phones. this is the same issue that keeps most current gen phones from using the tethering capability's of the WPOS. it was finished in the 7.5 build but manufacturers left it deactivated in the phone bios.

to insure that everyone gets a consistent experience ms chose to give a separate update that removed some of the more demanding BG processes and features that are not compatable with curent gen hardware anyways. as a result they wont require a bios/drivers rewrite.

the release date is october...ish   :smileyhappy: 

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Registered Member
Muxxx
Posts: 2

Re: windows phone 7.8 release date

There are three (3) main operating systems on the market. If you went into a phone shop these days, they actually categorize the phones by operating system, if you ask a decent salesperson. It's not called Nokia Windows Phone 7 or Samsung Android...
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Registered Member
sprabhu65
Posts: 1

Re: windows phone 7.8 release date

Hi,

 Now windows 8 phone is released in the market. Why still 7.8 not available...

 

regards,

 

prabhu

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New Member
preetcivil
Posts: 3

7.8 update for lumia 610

When the update fir lumua 610 available of wp7.8
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Counsellor
adityadaliya
Posts: 105

Re: windows phone 7.8 release date

Hi today Nokia has announced windows phone 8 devices .....
Now at least tell us about the windows phone 7.8 features and release dates



Please
Tell us



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michaels
Posts: 8,557

Re: windows phone 7.8 release date

We appreciate that you are all eager to update, but there is no date that we can share at this time. Microsoft and Nokia will both make their announcements when the general release begins, but as always there will be throttling in the Microsoft update system which means that not everybody received the update notification to their phone at the same time, and some operator-variant models may be awaiting network approval.


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