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    Hello everyone. When we kicked off the global rollout of Windows Phone 7.5, I told you we planned to balance quality with speed. And for three weeks we’ve been watching quality while sending update notices to a growing fraction of phones. It’s gone well. So today we’re fully opening the spigot —slightly...
  • Blog Post: Updates: Now delivering to Dell Venue Pro

    Hi everyone. Today we’ve started delivering Windows Phone 7.5 to Dell Venue Pro handsets on AT&T.  If you (or friends or family members) haven’t installed the update yet, now’s the perfect time. You’ll find step-by-step instructions at Update Central . As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, we...
  • Blog Post: Update brief

    Hi everyone. I don’t have much this week. AT&T is now testing the update for Focus v. 1.4 owners, and we’re still working to deliver that to you as soon as possible. I’ll be back with more update news next week. Eric
  • Blog Post: Windows Phone 7.5 update status

    Hello everyone. Six days ago we started rolling out the Windows Phone 7.5 “Mango” update around the globe.  Here's how it's going. Within the first hours of making it available, we saw successful updates in every country, on every carrier, and for nearly every Windows Phone model. (To see which...
  • Blog Post: Have you updated to Windows Phone 7.5?

    For the past few weeks I’ve been mentioning that you’ll soon need Windows Phone 7.5 installed on your phone to buy, download, or update apps from Marketplace. (This applies to both the phone and web storefronts, by the way.) We’re now doing the final work needed to turn on this new requirement, so I...
  • Blog Post: Updates: Now delivering to the HTC HD7S

    Hi everyone. A quick addendum to yesterday’s post: We’ve just started delivering Windows Phone 7.5 updates to the the HTC HD7S on AT&T. If you have any questions about how to install or manually check for an update, please visit Update Central . I also wanted to make sure you’re aware of the Windows...
  • Blog Post: Updates: Now delivering to Omnia 7 on Deutsche Telekom

    Hi everyone.  Today we made the Windows Phone 7.5 update available to Samsung Omnia 7 phones on Deutsche Telekom in Europe.  If you don’t want to wait for a notification, Update Central has instructions for manually checking for and installing the software on your device. In last week’s post...
  • Blog Post: Update status

    I know many of you are waiting eagerly for news about the Samsung Focus, LG Quantum, and HTC Surround. As we’ve noted on Where’s my phone update? , these phones are expected to finish update testing in early April. We're eager to share progress. But these tests are important, and they're just not quite...
  • Blog Post: Update brief – Samsung Focus v.1.4

    Hello everyone. Updates for the Samsung Focus v.1.4 at ATT have been tested.  We’re now expediting scheduling.  Michael or I will jump on the thread inside the next 24 hours to help you understand when you’ll be able to update. When the update is ready for your phone you will receive an alert...
  • Blog Post: Updates: delivering to Telefonica, scheduling Deutsche Telekom

    Hello everyone. Yesterday we began delivering the Windows Phone 7.5 update to LG Optimus 7 phones on Telefonica in Spain.  We’re also now scheduling it for Samsung Omnia 7 phones on Deutsche Telekom.     In addition, we’re now delivering Mango to 100 percent of eligible phones...
  • Blog Post: New maintenance release for Windows Phone

    Happy New Year, everyone. Today I wanted to briefly tell you about a new Windows Phone update we’ve started to roll out. I also wanted to let you know about some update-related changes coming on the Windows Phone blog and website. This week we started to make a new Windows Phone update —8107—available...
  • Blog Post: Updates resume to Omnia 7 phones

    Hi everyone.  I know some of you are eager for Samsung Omnia 7 and Focus news. Today we restarted updating Omnia 7 phones. The restart is happening in phases. Go to the Zune software and manually check for an update. If you don’t see one today, look again next Tuesday when we plan to deliver updates...
  • Blog Post: Updates: Now delivering to Telefonica

    Ole! We’re now delivering all available Windows Phone updates—7008, 7390, and 7392—to customers with Telefonica in Spain. Update Central tells you what’s in each one and how to install them. As I noted on Friday, we’re also now scheduling the restart of 7390 and 7392 for Omnia 7 handsets on Orange. As...
  • Blog Post: Starting today you need Windows Phone 7.5 to use Marketplace

    Today’s the day. This afternoon we started requiring Windows Phone 7.5 on phones to download, buy, update, or review apps in Marketplace. As I’ve written previously, this change applies to both the phone and web Marketplace storefronts. (If you’re just tuning in, please read my earlier...
  • Blog Post: Updates: Now delivering to Telstra

    Hi everyone. Today we began delivering the March update to Telstra customers in Australia. (This update also includes 7392, the fraudulent certificate update I mentioned last week .) That’s the only new change to the Where’s my phone update? table. I know some of you are eager for news on the Omnia 7...
  • Blog Post: Updates: Now delivering to Omnia 7 on SFR

    Hi everyone. The rollout of Windows Phone 7.5 continues, and we’re seeing solid uptake globally.  Today we’ve added a new handset to the delivery pool: the Samsung Omnia 7 on SFR in France. Otherwise, there are no other changes to report. We’re still distributing the update to 50 percent of eligible...
  • Blog Post: Updates: A quick check in

    Hi everyone. No news about updates this week. But I wanted to let you know that I’m reading your comments about the handful of phones still in testing and understand your concern. As we note on Where’s My Phone Update?, the testing phase—mobile operator network and quality tests—can...
  • Blog Post: Updates begin for AT&T Windows Phones

    Today we’ve started delivering updates to Samsung Focus and LG Quantum owners with AT&T. As I mentioned Friday , updates for the HTC Surround are still being tested. While updates have progressed, I can assure you that we’re not resting until we complete the job globally. Where’s my phone update...
  • Blog Post: Two Marketplace changes and how they affect you

    Hi everyone. Today I want to tell you about two changes we’re making to Marketplace to help pave the way for new store features and new apps in the months ahead. First, we’re removing the option to shop for Windows Phone apps from the Zune PC software. Second, as part of a larger Marketplace improvement...
  • Blog Post: Updates: Now delivering to Omnia 7 on Telefonica

    Hi everyone. Just a quick update to let you know that today we began delivering Windows Phone 7.5 to customers with Samsung Omnia 7 phones on Telefonica in Spain.  For questions about installing or manually checking for an update, please visit Update Central . Eric Hautala, General Manager, Customer...
  • Blog Post: Updates: No post this week

    Folks: No weekly post from Eric on updates today—he’s travelling on business. He’ll be back next week.
  • Blog Post: Where’s Mango? An update on timing

    Hi everybody. Given all the recent speculation around the timing of our Mango update, I wanted to bring you up to speed on what to expect next. For months, we and dozens of our partner companies have been laying the groundwork for the Windows Phone 7.5 update—and making solid progress. As a...
  • Blog Post: Samsung v.1.4 update now live

    Hello again.  As I mentioned yesterday, we have been working to expedite the scheduling of the AT&T Samsung Focus v.1.4 update.  I am happy to report updates are being delivered now for this phone.  Please connect your Samsung Focus v.1.4 to your PC to update your phone.   ...
  • Blog Post: More Omnia 7 updates resume

    Hi everybody. Yesterday we resumed delivering updates to Omnia 7 owners with SFR in France. That’s all the news on the update delivery front this week. I did quickly want to also draw your attention to Where’s my phone update? , since we made a few small changes to the table. First, the table now reflects...
  • Blog Post: Windows Phone 7.5 “Mango” update begins

    It’s underway! This morning, at roughly 10 a.m. Pacific time, we began rolling out the Mango update to phones around the world. I’m sure you’re as excited as we are: Windows Phone 7.5 (aka Mango) is our largest and most feature-packed software refresh to date. I do want to emphasize that today is just...