So, with hat tips to and , among other sources, what's actually in Windows Phone 8. For specific searches like the current weather, or recent sports scores, it will read the results back to you. The update is reported to be available for Lumia 930 devices. It is not clear why is not being utilized either, although it now seems clear that that program is now retired in favor of. The second Windows Phone 8.
Do not go straight to Windows 10, do not collect £200, etc. The Calendar app has been revamped to display a new week view, and it displays the weather for each day — which is always handy for planning events. This is well beyond normal user territory, but should be useful for troubleshooting a problem, at least. This ensures others can benefit from our conversation. But the company apparently changed its mind and now intends to revive the Start menu in what could be Windows 9, aka Threshold, slated for release in April 2015. Click here to get a list of Lumia devices that have received the for phones build 10051. Some of the information and functions it provides includes recent emails and texts, updated apps, enable Bluetooth, Airplane mode, and more.
And now get your text messages straight from your car if it has a compatible Bluetooth system. That hub is gone now, and each one has an individual tile. Check out the following guide if you wish to get Update 2 on devices that do not support the Windows 10 preview. Microsoft's Patch Tuesday, the time when the company rolls out new patches and bug fixes, is typically the second Tuesday of the month, so August 12 seems like a logical date for the update. Please don't give me the we have alternatives line I want a Windows flagship phone not an android phone without a standard operating system or an iPhone with its proprietary software. Some Windows Phones began receiving Update 2 updates in late May 2015 while the Lumia series began receiving updates at the beginning of June.
The update can hit normal devices in May-June while developer preview devices may get it in coming weeks. In , Microsoft is spinning what happened to Windows 8. All that important interface-fixing work will happen in Windows 9. Interested folks will need to download the Windows Insider app and sign-up to be testers for Windows 10 and join the Fast Ring. But Microsoft is clearly done with Windows 8. It makes connecting to various Wi-Fi networks a seamless experience.
It's currently not known if this works for all phones or only for select models. Thanks in advance for your help with this!! How to get Windows Phone 8. Microsoft has been hush-hush about Update 2 for Windows Phone 8. This is a major upgrade which is free to all current Windows Phone 8 users, and set to be released sometime this summer Northern Hemisphere. Now you control whether an app can access your contacts, calendar, camera, microphone and text messages. As we reported to you a few days ago, before starting the Windows 10 build 10051 rollout. This time when it tries to install windows developer preview configuration i recieve another error code 80188309.
According to new reports from our readers, the Lumia 830 is getting Windows Phone 8. The onscreen keyboard now has Word Flow, which is similar to Swype style keyboards for Android. Settings were redesigned as we had reported. Before its release, they decided to rename Windows 8. It allows you to limit large uploads and downloads to occur over Wi-Fi only, and restrict background data that you're not using. New business features are available too.
Tap one of the new settings categories to jump to it, use Search to find a setting, or pan down to peruse in the traditional way. There are even more changes in Windows Phone 8. Whether there will be a way to make all tiles transparent remains to be seen once the final version ships. Use and watch the words fly on your phone. Leaked information from Russian site pegs , according to tech news site Neowin.
The second update they receive might be Windows Phone 8. It's hard to say, but probably not. Then you'll see the famous icon appear in the upper left corner of the screen, as shown in the image below. Or mix and match to make it your own. This should protect people from all those out there.
So what is in Update 2? Why can't you just answer the question that was asked? Anyway, here's my curated list of what we should expect in Windows Phone 8. Today they delivered with not just that, but also a guide to getting Windows Phone 8. Additionally, phone settings can now be pinned to Start. But with that being said, this is an unsupported update and may void your warranty, so proceed at your own peril. Are you having any difficulty with your phones? Details as to which phone models got this update are not yet available, but Microsoft itself confirmed this, pointing out that Windows Phone 8. There you can also enable the Action Center to appear when your phone is locked. How come the update has not been released to Lumia users? It is however very affordable, and you c.