For every smartphone owner, installing a new software version is pretty exciting. First of all, new versions always bring something new, including some tools and features. But that’s not the only reason why you should regularly check for updates. If you have any issues with your Nokia Lumia 920, and if you could not fix it with some of the usual workarounds, there is a chance the problem will be solved after you install the latest software version so you can say goodbye to all the annoying bugs. Moreover, an update brings performance improvements so you can get the best out of your device. In this article, we are going to show you how to update the software on Nokia Lumia 920.
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How to update the software on Nokia Lumia 920
To see if there is a new software version available, go to Settings > Phone Update and tap on Check for updates. If the update is available, follow the guide below that will show you how to prepare for the installation and then how to update the software.
Prepare for the installation
There are a few things you need to do before the installation of the software.
First, make sure that your device is charged (at least 50 % battery) because the installation process can be time-consuming.
It is important to back up your data.
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To be able to install the update and to be sure that it will run flawlessly, you need to have up to 1.5 GB free phone memory. To check how much space you have on your Lumia 920, navigate to Settings and tap on “storage sense”.
Since Nokia Lumia 920 supports OTA updates, you don’t have to connect your device to a computer, just make sure that you are connected to a Wi-Fi network and perform the update over the air. Avoid updating the software via mobile data because it may result in additional costs. Use Wi-Fi instead.
Once you make sure your device is charged, your data is backed up, that you have enough free space and that you are connected to a Wi-Fi network, follow the guide below that will show you how to update software on Nokia Lumia 920. Keep in mind that you will not be able to use your device during the software installation process.
- Go to Settings
- Tap on “phone update” and then click on Check for updates
- Keep in mind that installation process can last 30 minutes, and sometimes up to two hours
- Follow the on-screen steps
- During the installation process, your Nokia device will reboot a few times
Once that process is completed, restore your data and don’t forget to go to the Store and see if there are updates available for the applications you have on your device. If there are, download and install them.
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