Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Nokia's Cyan update (Windows 8.1) is now rolling out ,coming to your Lumia in the next few weeks

Notice - Cyan update for Lumia devices running Windows Phone 8.1 developer preview have been suspended due to a number of devices getting bricked . Nokia advises users to wait for a fix or use recovery tool to re-flash back to Windows Phone 8 to unbrick devices . Users who didn't install the software have nothing to worry (Click to read post)

Many might wonder what the Nokia Cyan update means , well technically , it is Windows Phone 8.1 , the Cyan name only comes for Nokia devices with added features their Lumia lineup of smartphones and Phablets .The latest update is already available on the Lumia 630 and 930 out of the box ,but now selected Lumia phones are eligible for the update . Devices such as the Lumia 520 will get the update but some features might not work compared to better performing Lumia devices , Microsoft/Nokia however  has made Here+ Drive free for the Lumia 520 and its relations - Lumia 525, 620 and 720 .Nokia's 1520 and Lumia Icon however are said to receive preferential treatment in the form of better audio quality , better camera software with support for RAW DNG format , Wireless screening to smart Tv's and smart projectors and sensor data sync for fitness apps and other gadgets .

The Windows Phone 8.1 update is one of the biggest updates for the platform since its conception and includes features that truly make it worthy of competing against rival smartphone platforms such as iOS and Android .Windows Phone 8.1 features the ability to set background wallpapers ,access quick menu toggles in the notification center ,improvements in the Internet Explorer 11 browser and the natural voice assistant "Cortana" which uses Microsoft's Bing search.

Nokia has added some of their own touches to the update including Nokia Camera , Nokia story teller and Nokia Creative Studio 6 which will be available as a separate download .The Lumia Cyan update will start its rollout today and it will go on until the next few weeks as update schedules vary according to region .

devices eligible for the update - Nokia Lumia 520, 520T, 521, 525, 526, 620, 625, 630, 630 Dual SIM, 635, 720, 720T, 810, 820, 822, 920, 920T, 925, 925T, 928, 930, Icon, 1020, 1320 and 1520.

Written by Rakitha for MasHD

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Source - GSMArena

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