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How to check if my phone has the Lumia Denim update?

How to check whether my Lumia 1020 has the Denim update? I recieved a big update yesterday, but I can't see Denim in Settings -> About. My current OS version: 8.10.14234.375.
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new software update is taking more time in lumia 625 [duplicate]

I have a nokia-lumia 625(already running in 8.1).Today i got a software update on my phone.For downloading it took around 1 hour.But while installing that update, its showing only the spinning gears ...
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How to stop developer preview? [duplicate]

My Nokia Lumia 630 SS got Developer Preview enabled but due to unavailability of wifi my OS version sticked to 8.10.12400.899. As a result every time i switch on data connection a notification pop up ...
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update error 80072efe

When I check for updates, my phone says: We are currently unable to check for updates.(80072efe). How can I fix this?
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I can't update Nokia Lumia 630

My brother has Lumia 630, everything works perfectly, but there is no way i can update his phone. Phone says that update is available, but when i tap download button there is just a message ...
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Phone stuck installing an OS update

I've downloaded a new update (8.10.14219.341) for my Lumia 720. But when I try to install it, once the phone restarts, it just gets stuck at the spinning gear screen - there is no progress whatsoever. ...
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Downgrade from Windows Phone 8.1 (installed; not an update) to Windows Phone 8

I'm considering buying a Nokia Lumia 730 (or 830), but it comes with 8.1 preinstalled, while I'd like to be using WP8 instead. Is there any way I could downgrade? All the solutions I could find on ...
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Are there any non-carrier/non-branded Windows Phones?

I don't presently own a Windows Phone so perhaps this is a naive question. I was thinking about buying a Windows Phone (maybe Lumia 520 or 530) to use on Wi-Fi only, so an unlocked/no-contract phone. ...
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What is Windows Phone equivalent to Google Nexus series?

I have been developing apps on Android and iOS for a long time, and now I am also considering approaching the Windows Phone platform and its SDK. I need a Windows Phone device that will allow me to ...
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Why doesn't my phone find the new update?

My phone's OS version is 8.10.12397.895 and according to the Update History there is a newer version, the Windows 8.1 Update. I want to update my phone, so I went to Settings>Phone Update>Check for ...
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Recent OneDrive Update is not installing on my Windows Phone 8.1. Mobile is up to date

OneDrive is not updating.It's saying attention required each and every time. When I tapped on it its saying check your phone software is up to date. My mobile is up to date. But even its not ...
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How do I tell if my data settings allow downloading updates?

In the "phone update" section of my settings there is an option to "automatically download updates if my data settings allow it". How does it determine if your data settings allow it? By your data ...
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Nokia Lumia 710 Upgrade from 7.5 to 7.8 on a Mac Computer

Is there a way to upgrade a Nokia 710 from Windows 7.5 to 7.8 using a Mac desktop computer with OSX version 10.10.1? The Windows 7 Phone Connector for Mac app doesn't seem to be able to connect to ...
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phone update via mobile data but not via wifi [duplicate]

With my Lumia 520 using windows 8, when I try to update my phone, it only allows me to do it via WiFi network regardless if am using mobile network to search for the updates. I really want to use ...
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How to install Lumia Denim with Developer Preview?

My Nokia Lumia 930 got Developer Preview enabled. Lumia Denim is available for my phone but my phone can't find the update. (I live in Sweden) How do I update my DP phone to Lumia Denim?
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After update , can't share files using bluetooth [duplicate]

i am in bloody serious trouble . I am using Nokia Lumia 610 . I updated it from windows 7.8 to 7.10 . But , what the fish !!!!! After updating , neither can i find the blutooth share app nor bluetooth ...
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How can I find out about the latest updates to Cortana?

As an avid WP user, I really enjoy Cortana (even though it's not available in my language and I've set my region to the wrong setting just to be able to use it). I I like that I really use it and it ...
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Unable to update Audio in Nokia Lumia 625

I am unable to update the audio settings (equalizer) in my nokia lumia 625 device. It get downloaded but its not updating. When i click the audio in settings its not opening the menu even. Please ...
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Can I update a Dell Venue Pro to Windows Phone 8.1? [duplicate]

I have a Nokia Lumia 520, which has nearly the same hardware configuration as the Dell Venue Pro has, but the thing is that the Venue Pro has Windows Phone 7.5 as its built-in OS. Can I upgrade it ...
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Error 0x80072ee7 while Installing Nokia recovery. What is it? [closed]

Getting this error while installing Nokia Software Recovery v1.5.0 Log File below : [0DF0:0F24][2014-09-06T18:06:55]i001: Burn v3.8.1128.0, Windows v6.1 (Build 7601: Service Pack 1), path: ...
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Lumia Cyan not yet available for my phone?

According to the Nokia Software Update Tracker, the Lumia Cyan update should now be available for my phone model, region, and carrier. It has been available, according to that site, at least since ...
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Logic behind Nokia update availability for “Country variant” models

Who does approve updates for Country variant? In some cases it looks like it is waiting for approval from all mobile providers, and in other (Lumia 1020) it comes before O2 finished their testing. ...
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WindowsPhone 8.1 update on Nokia Lumia 625

I bought my Nokia Lumia 625 online from Italy (WIND is the carrier). It is unlocked but I cannot update to 8.1 because the CYAN update is still 'under testing' for that carrier. Does anyone know if ...
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Other than updating to Windows Phone 8.1, what is in the Nokia Cyan Update?

Nokia has started rolling out its "Cyan" update. Is there anything in this update other than updating the operating system to 8.1?
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Getting “An unkown error has occurred” when I attempt to manually update my Samsung Focus to 7.8

I was recently given a 1st generation Samsung Foucs i917. Of course, being one of those "hacker" (for lack of a better word) kind of guys, one of the first things I tried to do was update it to ...
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Switch back to 8.0 from 8.1? [duplicate]

8.1 is really terrifying my phone. It's hanging a lot. I want to switch back to 8.0 that was initially installed when I bought the phone. How to do that? My phone is lumia-520 with windows 8.10 ...
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Free space for upgrade to WP 8.1?

How much free space on my phone is needed to install Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview?
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No updates to Cortana as the reports suggest

The recent article from Windows Phone Central states that there are updates to Cortana. There also was an article in past from the same site suggesting that Cortana reportedly getting new animations ...
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How could I know what are the changes with the last update?

For each update I made I am just able to know which version my phone is get in to. How could I know what all changes are made by that update?
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how to upgrade windows 6.1 to a better version [duplicate]

i have a windows mobile (HTC snap pro) running windows 6.1, so can i upgrade my operating system to whatever operating system and how?
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How to update from WP 8.0 to 8.1 on mobile data? [duplicate]

I need to update my Lumia 520 from Windows Phone 8.0 to 8.1, but it is not allowing me to download it over the mobile data and I don't have any wifi access. Is there any way to manually override this ...
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When will 8.1 be available in India? [duplicate]

I live in India and one of my colleague is having Nokia Lumia 625. Recently he tried to update his phone through setting>phone update and his phone is updated with version 8.1. I have Nokia Lumia 525 ...
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What is sacrificed by installing the Windows Phone 8.1 preview?

What will be sacrificed by installing the Windows Phone 8.1 preview? I just purchased a Lumia 925 and switched carriers. So far I like it, but my original intent was to install the preview. Now, ...
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Windows Phone 8.1 [duplicate]

I have a HTC Windows Phone 8S and I still don't have the update for Windows Phone 8.1. Am I the only one or is it not available for my phone? :s
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How to rollback Windows Phone 8.1 update?

Is there any way to rollback windows phone 8.1 to 8 ?
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Why are apps suddenly wanting access to phone dialer?

Does anyone know why applications that I can think of no reason to need to use the phone dialer are saying it is one of their requirements? The apps in question are currently: HERE Maps Bing News ...
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Will upgrading to Windows Phone 8.1 void my manufacturer's warranty?

I have a Nokia Lumia 520 with Lumia Black OS. I want to upgrade to Windows Phone 8.1 after reading Windows Phone 8.1: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly [Review] But will the upgrade cost me the ...
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Error Code: 80070008 during Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview installation!

Today Windows 8.1 Developer preview for Windows Phone 8 devices are available. I tried to update with my developer account, But after completion of the all steps, i am getting an error! Look the image ...
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How to update from Windows Phone 8 to Windows Phone 8.1?

Today I read news about a Windows Phone Update coming to Lumia mobiles: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/04/03/nokia_winphone_8_1_mobes/ I have Nokia Lumia 525. How do I update its OS from Windows ...
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How can I update my phone?

I have a problem with my Windows Phone. There is a new software update for my phone and for that I need to have some free space in my phone but I have already 900 MB and I've tried also to reset my ...
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Lumia 720 Update problem

I am new user for Lumia 720 WP When i try to Update my phone, could see a blank status of updating message remains for a long while. How do i resolve this issue? Is it a Device defect? Thanks..
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windows phone update error 8018830f

I try to update my phone yesterday, but after download i get the following message: The update was downloaded, but couldn't be opened. (8018830f) My phone is Nokia Lumia 920, i have ~20GB free ...
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Changes in background agents (GDR3) [closed]

I'm working on an app which sets the lockscreen, and I'm struggling to keep my Background Agent under the 10MB hard limit (and it's really hard to do this if it uses 5MB on the very first line of your ...
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Some system Apps lost after hard reset

I just reseted my Lumia 820. Now some system apps like glance are missing. Info says I have Nokia enhancements 1.x. the update service does not find any updates. Before there was Amber installed. ...
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What is the difference between Windows Phone 8 OS and Windows Phone 8 Amber OS?

Please tell me what is the major difference between Windows Phone 8 and Amber, because I want to update my device.
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Is it possible to opt-out of carrier restrictions on OS updates?

There were reports last year that you would be able to opt-out of carrier restrictions on OS updates for windows phone: ...
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When Lumia 610 will be updated to OS 8? [duplicate]

I am owning Lumia 610 and is there any way to know when My phone gets OS 8 update?
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How to clean space after update?

I recently updated my Windows Phone 8 firmware but I noticed that it didn't clean the memory. I have 12 Gb of used space under "others". And I have no idea what's in there. Plus, I have 9 Gb of ...
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Restore factory settings

I updated my Nokia Lumia 800 to WP 7.8 (7.10(8858) to be precise) a couple of weeks ago, and the low volume of media playback is really starting to irritate me, to the extent that I even now carry a ...
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How do I update an app?

I'd assumed for ages that I got updates to all my current apps by clicking on "1 update", "2 updates" at the foot of the Marketplace homepage as and when I chose to visit Marketplace. Not sure why, ...