How To Update Nokia Lumia Windows Phone OTA

Software updates from Nokia and Microsoft are safe to install, and your settings, apps, photos, and text messages remain safe and sound. These updates provide you with core enhancements and augment your phone’s functionality. If is always recommended to update to the latest firmware after taking a sound backup of your device. Software updates are free of charge, but to download the update, you need an internet connection, and data transmission costs may apply. Your phone notifies you when an update is available for you.


Step 1

To view and to install the updates: Tap the notification message, and follow the instructions shown on your phone. You can install the update immediately, or postpone the update to a more convenient time.


Step 2

The update should take around 15-30 minutes, but it could take up to 60 minutes. You will not be able to use your phone during the update installation. Don’t worry if your phone restarts several times during the process, that’s completely normal.



Step 3

Update success! Now you can use your phone, and enjoy the new features and enhanced experience. Check the video below for a quick walk-through of the process.


Tip: It is recommended that you use a Wi-Fi connection for the update.

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