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Quick heads up – Nokia/Microsoft has started pushing the much needed Windows Phone 7.5 Refresh, aka Tango, to Lumia 710 and Lumia 800 devices out there. When you connect your device to PC and fire Zune, this is what you get

This software update:

  • Adds new messaging capabilities to your phone. You can now attach multiple pictures, videos, audio notes, and ringtones to text messages.
  • Adds features related to SIM card contacts. You can now export phone contacts to a SIM card and selectively import SIM card contacts to your phone.
  • Includes many quality improvements to Windows Phone.

Because updates are cumulative, when you install the latest update, you’ll also get all the previous updates we’ve released if your phone doesn’t have them already.

 

Some of the notable features are: 

1) Internet Sharing(Wi-Fi Hotspot)
Share your mobile internet connection over Wi-Fi with up to five client devices or computers.

2) Flip to silence
Silence incoming calls by flipping your phone face down.

3) New apps
After updating, your Nokia Lumia 800 or Nokia Lumia 710 will be ready to install exclusive new applications available in the Windows Phone Marketplace (Camera Extras, Counters, Contact share, Play To (DLNA).

 

Compatibility
These new applications will become available to download and install from the Windows Phone Marketplace during June and July 2012 and are compatible with the Nokia Lumia 800, 710, 900 and 610.

 

Depending on the software version preinstalled on the device a Nokia Lumia 800 or Nokia Lumia 710 may require a software update before these applications can be installed.

More information: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=210204


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