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Questions tagged [update]

Software updates provided by application developers, OEMs or Microsoft for your Windows Phone.

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Why does Phone Update download stop after it reaches 65-70%?

I've registered for Windows Insider to get the latest Windows 10 Preview. I currently have Lumia 630 phone with Windows 8.1. Whenever I check the status of phone update download, it reaches up to 70% ...
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Lumia 620 stuck while updating Windows 10

My Lumia 620 is running Windows 10, and last night it said updates were available. I started the update, then suddenly the phone turned off, and it only shows the NOKIA logo. It's been this way for 15 ...
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No vibration during NSU application [duplicate]

After updating the Windows 10 on mylumia 1320, the phone could not restart. It only display the word NOKIA. I then tried the Nokia Software Updater for Retail version 4.3.2. However, if i ...
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Microsoft Health won't update

The App Store says I have an update for Microsoft Health, but the download hangs part-way or falls back to Pending. This happens over cellular or Wi-Fi. Microsoft Health appears to be the only app ...
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Why this error is showing 0x80246002 while installing the update?

I got the error 0x80246002 while updating the phone and download is at 0%. Why is this occurring.Please help me.
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Cannot download phone updates in nokia lumia for windows 10

It shows an phone update for my phone but it is showing 0% from 7AM.It is not moving and my internet connection is fine.What is the problem.Please help me.I could not download apps from store also it ...
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safe to update to windows 10 mobile?

I have a non-Nokia non-Lumia Windows phone, made but by a manufacturer in India(Phone model number is Micromax Canvas Win W121). I am running Windows 8.1 Update 2. Now, I am really eager to try out ...
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Windows phone upgrade to 10 stopped in middle, now the is not starting [duplicate]

while upgrading my windows phone to 10 it stopped in middle because of power problem.now i am unable to start my windows phone and even i tried to hard reset but it doesn't work.when i connect my ...
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Can't install Windows Insider Preview on Lumia 530

I've been trying to get the Windows 10 Technical Preview on my Lumia 530, but after installing the Windows Insider app, selecting Insider Fast, then restarting, no updates are available according to ...
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How will i deploy my downloaded xap file?

I am using HTC HD7 with wp7.8 and i want to deploy my xap file for playing game and install game in my phone. Have any way for doing this things.
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Iumia 525 battery power off during upgrading. [duplicate]

My phone power off during updating because of battery low, than i put my phone on charging and start it again by pressing power button but phone restart again and again and show upgrading sign and ...
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Windows phone can not download updates

My lumia 630 is running windows phone 8.1 version 8.10.14234.375 . I signed up to recieve windows 10 through windows Insider app. However due to some problem update would always fail after 15-20% (...
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How to stop phone from downloading a system update?

My lumia 535 has started to download a system update by mistake. How do I stop the download? There's no option to stop it.
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Phone Fails to Boot After Windows 10 Update

After downloading the update, deployed from server, the device rebooted and got stuck in Windows Boot Manager. It says: Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the ...
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Phone update stops at 8%

Am using Lumia 730, Two days back I tried to update the phone by connecting to Wi-Fi. Unfortunately power went down and download stops at 8% after few mins I tried to continue the update but it doesn'...
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Stop a download of Windows 10 Technical Preview for Phones

How does one Stop a download of Windows 10 Technical Preview (10.0.10536.1004) shown wrongly as an update for my HTC8S? I had enrolled for the Windows Insider and this update was offered and ...
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Lumia 930 won't finish install of win 10 [duplicate]

the phone boots up and is perpetually stuck on the gears moving icons. I had win 10 installed on the phone and wanted to factory reset the phone. So I selected that in settings. When it came back up ...
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No Updates for Windows 10

Using my Nokia Lumia 625, I updated to W10 Insider Preview about 3 weeks ago (build number: 10166, Fast Ring). I am aware that later builds (such as 10512) are available since 10166, but my phone is ...
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Phone, carrier and country combination

I am interested in getting the Lumia 1520 in eBay or Amazon, the problem is that the 1520 is not officially offered by any carrier in my country. I know I can get any unlocked phone and just put in ...
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Windows 10 mobile update for Microsoft Lumia 535

Is there any possibility to receive the Windows 10 mobile update on a Lumia 535?
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Windows Phone 8 to Windows 10 mobile upgrade and downgrade problem

I have a Lumia 535, and I upgraded it to Windows 10 mobile. After the upgrade, none of my previous applications was present except for People and Phone. Interesting, this behavior also applied for ...
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How long does it take to update my Nokia Lumia 610?

How much time can it possibly take to completely update my Nokia Lumia 610? It has never been updated before. I bought it on August 2012, never had a clue on how to update the phone until today. I ...
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The update of Nokia Lumia 630 is very slow

By mistake, I began the update of my phone and now it's very slow; I want to stop the update. I rebooted the phone but it still shows the update process. Please, suggest me some idea to stop the ...
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Is Nokia Lumia 930 getting Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2

I've been reading that some models have already got this update and was wondering if 930 is ever going to get it. I have my 930 for a day now with Preview for Developers installed but I haven't got ...
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Features and Upgrade to Windows 10 for Lumia 820?

I would like to know windows 10 features and does windows 10 going to support Wifi direct, net sharing , calling from pc/laptop using phone etc Can I install it on my Lumia 820 ? What are the known ...
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restarting problem

I have a Microsoft Lumia 520 and tried to install the Windows 10 preview. It was updating and showed the two gears moving. It was almost complete when it turned off, rebooted, and showed the gears ...
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Unable to turn on Lumia 520 while software updates running

Today i got software update notification in my phone Lumia 520. So i have given for update and updates got downloaded using my office wifi. And installing updates were started. I left my office and ...
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How long will security updates be made for Windows Phone handsets?

I currently own a Samsung Galaxy S2 and I've been disappointed by the way the "Stage Fright" bug is being handled. Despite my phone only being 3 years old, no-one seems to planning to push out an ...
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Windows Phone keeps restarting during update

I have a Microsoft Lumia 435 and tried to install the Windows 10 preview. It was updating and showed the two gears moving. It was almost complete when it turned off, rebooted, and showed the gears ...
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Are “combo” updates something we will see in Windows Phone / Mobile future?

I just got a new Windows Phone today. In the first 2 hours, while I was setting up all my Apps, data and preferences the phone found several different system updates. Each time I had to reload the ...
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Hide phone update notifications

A few days ago I installed Windows Insider (on my Lumia 521) and chose the Fast Track. So now I have a phone update that's ready to download. (I've unchecked "Automatically download updates if my data ...
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Phone got stuck during upgrading to Windows 10

My Lumia 520 got an update to Windows 10 Mobile. I started upgrading but the battery drained out. Now whenever I start the phone, I see moving gears on the screen but after some time the phone ...
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Windows Phone Recovery Tool: operation ended with failure, phone keeps restarting

I tried to downgrade my Lumia 1020 from 10 to 8.1 using the Windows Phone Recovery Tool After downloading the required data, when I try to install the data my phone restarts and stops the ...
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update stuck on windows 8.1 update 2

I have been using windows phone 8.1 update 2 being installed through windows insider app as i am upgrading to windows 10 second time. But after upgrading to windows 8.1 upgrade 2 phone update ...
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How can I stop WIndows Phone 8.1 from continually downloading and installing an update?

I have a Nokia Lumia 520 that I bought used. When I began using it it told me there was a new OS update to be installed. I did that. But after it runs for some amount of hours it will again tell me ...
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Lumia 930 stuck at Loading after updating to Windows 10 Insider Preview

My Lumia 930 got stuck at "Loading" after I updated it to Windows 10 Insider Preview. I updated my main (and very used) phone. How do I do a proper install of W10IP on my Lumia 930?
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How much battery is needed to update?

My phone says my battery is to low for the phone to be able to update itself. I have around 34% left. How much is needed for it to update? 50%? I'm trying to update to Windows 10 Insider Preview for ...
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Update error 80072f8f and daylight saving time

I have Lumia 1320 running OS version 8.10.14157.200, I also have enrolled in "Preview for developers". I have trouble fetching latest update, my phone reports error 80072f8f. Similar error in ...
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Lumia 930: Error 801881e4 when checking for update?

I have a Lumia 930 which is on Cyan. Whenever I check for updates, it gives this error: We are currently unable to check for updates. (801881e4) I've searched and the only solution provided in ...
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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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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 ...