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

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What did most recent update do?

I have a Lumia 950 XL (UK version, if that matters) and, this morning, it performed a system update. Anyone know what that might have contained or can point me to where I can find out? TIA.
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Can i update to windows 10 without getting any official update? [duplicate]

Windows 10 on lumia phones are eye catching. But my old lumia 625 didn't get any official update. Is their any way to update without getting any official update like we can do in android phones?
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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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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 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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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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Windows updates failed and using all the space in the phone memory, how to delete?

I face this issue very often when the update crash in the middle due to connectivity issues and i cannot delete it from the phone or by connecting it through USB. Even if you try to re-update the new ...
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Windows Phone update: “Some settings are managed by your organisation”

A friend of mine has an update but can't install it because of this message "some settings are managed by your organisation". How can this be fixed without a reset to factory settings? (I don't have ...
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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 help....
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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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Do demo models receive updates?

I was given a Lumia 610 by Nokia for development purposes. The demo models seem to run a custom ROM and after hard resetting the device the demo content is reinstalled. Will this device receive ...
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how to move whatsapp from phone memory to SD card on WP 8.0?

I'm running WP 8.0 and lack a lot of space (approx. 800mb) to be able to download the 8.1 update I would like to free space on the phone memory space by moving Whatsapp from the phone to the SD card ...
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i'm getting error 80072efd while upgrading my windows phone 8.1 to windows phone 10

i'm getting error 80072efd while upgrading my windows phone 8.1 to windows phone 10. There is not any problem with internet connection or disk space.upgrading has already completed 36%.
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How to Cancel Downloading Updates for Windows 10 [duplicate]

I recently rolled back to Windows 8.1 and installed Windows 10. (this was because the anniversary update of windows 10 mobiles messed up my phone so I did a hard reset) And I am perfectly happy with ...
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Lumia Icon froze when updated Windows 10 [duplicate]

I have a Lumia Icon phone and had just updated my computer and was notified I could update my phone as well. It has froze on the spinning gear and wont do anything. What do I do?
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Turn off “An update is ready for download” notification

It appears there is no answer to this one, as there is a prior unanswered question here, but I want to make a clearer go at this: I do not want to update to Windows 8.1. I keep getting a notification ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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upgrade of windows mobile 6.5 to higher [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to update Windows Mobile 6.1 to Windows Mobile 7.5? Im using LG Fathom VS 750 windows 6.5 mobile OS. Is there any possible to upgrade to windows mobile 7.5 or higher in ...
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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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Lumia 710 problem upgrading to windows phone 7.8

Location: India Device : Lumia 710 I connected the device to mac my and launched Windows Phone (for Mac OS X). Checked for updates. It found an update and when I tried to installed it on my Lumia ...
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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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How to uninstall the Creators update and stay on the previous version?

I have a lot of trouble with my Lumia 950 since I've installed the Creators update. It used to run fine before the update but now it's freezing a couple of times a day and needs a reboot at least ...
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Windows update failing

For weeks I get message that I need to update my windows phone. However, all the time it fails because I have too less memory. The problem is, most memory is involved in the OS part, which I cannot ...
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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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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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is it possible to avoid windows update?

The space in my lumia 730 is only 8gb out of which 6 is used by the system and microsoft apps that can't be moved. Microsoft keep pushing updates that fills the system memory making it inoperable and ...
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Lost contacts after update

I updated my Lumia 640 Windows Phone, after update was completed I saw that all my contacts and my texts were gone. I tried to retrieve them by restarting my phone but this did not work. Is there a ...
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is it possible to run windows 10 mobile on nokia lumia 610

I have a Nokia lumia 610 and it has windows phone 7.8 and I really want to run windows phone 10 or windows phone 8.1? I tried to download a certificate off this proxy http://upwp10.chinacloudapp.cn:...
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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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other ways to update windows 8.1

Is there no other way to download the update. I really need to download the update. I have been trying to download it for over a month now but it's still not working
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My Nokia Lumia 630 is hanged during update…!

My Nokia Lumia 630 shows a update, when I had downloaded files and installed it, It's only rolling. I can't access my phone anymore. I'd tried to hard reset by power bottom and volume down key, but it'...
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Can not restart after update

I have windows phone Lumia 525. But when I update my phone from 8 to 8.1 it's downloading complete after that it can't restart
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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 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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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