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Old 01-02-2013, 14:58
Prilicla
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Well today is the start of the 7.8 roll out for the UK.

It will sent out this month and the Bluetooth share app will be available too.

Have you got yours yet and what mobile company?
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Old 01-02-2013, 23:05
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Got mine today about 12.30pm. My phone is a Lumia 210 on vodafone.. I like the ability to resize tiles.
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Old 02-02-2013, 10:59
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Not available on my Nokia 800 yet.
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Old 02-02-2013, 11:25
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Lumia 710 here and nothing yet. But I'm with T Mobile and have heard T Mobile U.S have decided to not offer the upgrade. I just hope the U.K arm haven't taken the same crappy stance
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Old 02-02-2013, 11:27
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Who know when the Samsung Omnia 7 will get it...
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Old 02-02-2013, 12:05
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I'm on 3 and I got it on Thursday morning through Zune although 3 say they still have it in testing? Mine was a replacement phone when my first one bricked, I don't know if that makes a difference, it's still 3 branded. I didn't get the Nokia firmware update to allow Bluetooth share to work though?? I downloaded the app but it tells me I need to update my phone software. I'm liking 7.8 with the resizeable tiles, I can cram more onto my homescreen
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Old 02-02-2013, 12:16
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Nothing yet on HTC Titan with Orange
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Old 02-02-2013, 13:45
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I've got a 710, and got update message on phone this morning, so now on 7.8, however plugging other halfs 710 into PC, Zune says her phone is up to date.

Both phones bought at same time, from Phones4U, both being "unbranded/sim free" phones, so how is the update available for one but not the other?
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Old 02-02-2013, 14:00
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Downloaded mine last night (800 unlocked) when I connected it to the PC with Zune open.
This took about an hour & you must leave the phone connected while this takes place.

I was under the impression that if you turned the phone upside down it would silence the ringer ?, tried this but it did not work.

Also does anyone know how to increase the size of the contacts phone details ?
Example ...... looking at Alan's details his number is in blue but very small making it very hard to read quickly.

Thoughts ?
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Old 02-02-2013, 14:03
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I got 7.8 today. I had to force trick my way through two tango updates to get to the 7.8 update and then the nokia firmware update auto-installed.

At first, with all my tiles on medium, they suddenly seemed huge due to the removal of the black rail on the side. I'm really liking the addition of small size tiles. If only using the large tile meant you could get extra info from the app like on windows 8 and windows phone 8.
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Old 02-02-2013, 18:34
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In got mine in December when it was leaked, been using it since on my Lumia 710. Haven't had any issues at all with it, and it does look the part.
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Old 03-02-2013, 06:33
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Just managed to do mine now using the trick. Looks much better having smaller tiles, seeing more apps onscreen at once. A pity some don't shrink properly to the small size though. The people app for example, just shrinks to a small box and loses the images - same with the weather app and a couple of others.
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Old 03-02-2013, 09:10
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Just managed to do mine now using the trick. Looks much better having smaller tiles, seeing more apps onscreen at once. A pity some don't shrink properly to the small size though. The people app for example, just shrinks to a small box and loses the images - same with the weather app and a couple of others.
They use a static small app icon instead of a live tile. I wonder if there's a support for small live tiles in WP7.8 or they stopped there. In WP8 People hub when minimised is static as well, but a family group I pinned to start changes pictures occasionally even if it is small. And weather app is live, too, when small. Maybe it will come to WP7.8, too.
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Old 11-02-2013, 20:17
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I'm on Orange/EE and I haven't got my update yet, has anyone else?
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Old 11-02-2013, 21:26
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I'm also on EE with my 610, downloaded Nokia Care Suite and connected the phone to the PC and it detected the phone, said it wasn't up to date and installed 7.8.
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Old 15-03-2013, 14:52
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Just an update.

Microsoft rolling out a secondary 7.8 update as there is know bugs with live tiles and draining battery. Just plugged mine into Zune and is updating
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Old 15-03-2013, 15:08
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My Lumia 610 has 7.10.8779.8 OS Version??
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Old 15-03-2013, 15:15
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My Lumia 610 has 7.10.8779.8 OS Version??

it is now 8860 on the o/s
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Old 15-03-2013, 15:46
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it is now 8860 on the o/s
Thanks.
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Old 16-03-2013, 02:40
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ok it is now 8862 !
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Old 18-03-2013, 14:50
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8862 is a big improvement, much quicker, in fact faster than 7.5. whereas 8858 slowed my phone down a bit.
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Old 18-03-2013, 14:58
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8862 is a big improvement, much quicker, in fact faster than 7.5. whereas 8858 slowed my phone down a bit.
I noticed that too. The internet load faster and the start up is a little quicker too. Also the Sky news live tv works now
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Old 18-03-2013, 16:47
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We'll have to see if the battery drain problem has been fixed as well, looking promising at the moment.
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Old 18-03-2013, 20:14
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We'll have to see if the battery drain problem has been fixed as well, looking promising at the moment.
Some user say it is not fixed !
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Old 24-03-2013, 14:17
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Got 7.8 on my HTC Trophy yesterday. Phone screen looks much bigger when on the Start screen now!
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