1. stalemate1's Avatar
    Will the 520 get "tap to wake" or "glance screen" ?
    Are there any new settings ?

    What other features come with the black update ?

    Thanks in advance
    01-23-2014 02:36 PM
  2. halamadridkimi's Avatar
    all gdr3 features like, individual text tones for masseges, ablity to close programs from multitasking view, screen rotation lock.. not sure about other things
    01-23-2014 02:42 PM
  3. Zulfigar's Avatar
    Will the 520 get "tap to wake" or "glance screen" ?
    Are there any new settings ?

    What other features come with the black update ?

    Thanks in advance
    Glance screen isn't coming to the 520, however, double-tap to wake may. Though, with the update not out yet, there's no official word on either (but Nokia did say that, due to hardware issues, Glance won't be able to run on the 520. Hopefully that clears everything up!
    01-23-2014 02:59 PM
  4. stalemate1's Avatar
    When is black releasing anyway ? I thought it was out already. Do developers have it yet ?
    01-24-2014 02:07 AM
  5. stalemate1's Avatar
    It looks like the 525 comes with black and it has double tap to wake according to:

    Nokia Lumia 525 review: The best budget phone gets better - TOI Mobile | The Times of India Mobile Site
    01-25-2014 03:03 PM
  6. xandros9's Avatar
    When is black releasing anyway ? I thought it was out already. Do developers have it yet ?
    the best I can say is soon. and most likely last since its the lowest phone on the totem pole. It's been out, but rolling out starting with the newest/top phones.

    Developers do not have access to Black, unlike Update 3. I wish though.
    01-25-2014 04:38 PM
  7. stalemate1's Avatar
    the best I can say is soon. and most likely last since its the lowest phone on the totem pole. It's been out, but rolling out starting with the newest/top phones.

    Developers do not have access to Black, unlike Update 3. I wish though.
    But the L525 has ALREADY released with black in many African countries. but if Nokia would stop being such a profit chicken it would be in south africa, a Nokia spokesman said that the reason the L525 is not in SA yet is because they don't want to discontinue the success of the L520
    01-26-2014 01:25 AM
  8. saurabh11feb's Avatar
    When L520 BLACK update availble in india ????
    01-26-2014 01:37 AM
  9. minjan ale's Avatar
    call filter. driving mode .screen rotation /nokia camera /nokia refocus /flip to silence/deta sense/and soo other
    01-26-2014 02:07 AM
  10. stalemate1's Avatar
    When L520 BLACK update availble in india ????
    Not sure but you guys should already have the L525 which is sold with black, so hopefully soon. But I'm not sure as I don't live in India.
    01-26-2014 05:27 AM
  11. WP Prospect's Avatar
    Black update for 520 has crossed the approvals barrier.... Its all set for release in a couple of weeks max. FYI.... http://www.nokia.com/global/support/...-asia-pacific/ .... Ciao.... AJ

    Sent from my RM-914_im_india_269 using Tapatalk
    01-28-2014 07:11 AM
  12. WP Prospect's Avatar
    Black update for L520 has finally crossed the approvals hurdle. Its all set for release in the next couple of weeks.... FYI... http://www.nokia.com/global/support/...-asia-pacific/ ... Ciao...

    Sent from my RM-914_im_india_269 using Tapatalk
    01-28-2014 07:13 AM
  13. typaulo's Avatar
    call filter. driving mode .screen rotation /nokia camera /nokia refocus /flip to silence/deta sense/and soo other
    Nokia refocus is for devices with 1gb or more of RAM. so not for l520
    01-28-2014 03:45 PM
  14. AndyCalling's Avatar
    Even having 1gig is no guarantee. I have an 820 on black and the store says refocus is not available for my device. Camera was available straight away when black came out and Beamer a couple of days after. I thought we would get refocus too, but I get the feeling if we haven't got it by now perhaps we're not going to.
    01-28-2014 04:08 PM
  15. typaulo's Avatar
    guys, just installed black on my l520 and it comes with double tap to wake!!!
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    01-28-2014 04:29 PM
  16. alexloe's Avatar
    Can confirm this for European 520 (RM-914).
    stalemate1 likes this.
    01-28-2014 04:31 PM
  17. stalemate1's Avatar
    guys, just installed black on my l520 and it comes with double tap to wake!!!
    Sorry a little excited, where do I begin.

    How well does double tap to wake work, can you tap anywhere on the screen for it to work or do you have to tap in the center ? Also is there any delay after you taped it twice for the screen to switch on ? (the LG G2 gives a small noticeable waiting period for this)

    Any glace screen ?

    Can you close apps from the app switcher ?

    Can you activate/deactivate auto rotate screen ?

    Is there Nokia pro camera ? (like on the 1020)

    Is there city lens ?

    Have you noticed any performance improvements such as speed, responsiveness or battery life ?

    Has the device become worse in any way ? Perhaps less battery life or slower loading speeds ?
    01-29-2014 12:21 AM
  18. tungha's Avatar
    guys, just installed black on my l520 and it comes with double tap to wake!!!


    via WPV
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    01-29-2014 12:27 AM
  19. stalemate1's Avatar


    via WPV
    And battery life ?
    01-29-2014 03:26 AM
  20. shmsnh's Avatar
    Sorry a little excited, where do I begin.

    How well does double tap to wake work, can you tap anywhere on the screen for it to work or do you have to tap in the center ? Also is there any delay after you taped it twice for the screen to switch on ? (the LG G2 gives a small noticeable waiting period for this)

    Any glace screen ?

    Can you close apps from the app switcher ?

    Can you activate/deactivate auto rotate screen ?

    Is there Nokia pro camera ? (like on the 1020)

    Is there city lens ?

    Have you noticed any performance improvements such as speed, responsiveness or battery life ?

    Has the device become worse in any way ? Perhaps less battery life or slower loading speeds ?
    I haven't updated my phone yet, but I'll answer a few of your questions.

    Closing apps from the multitasking view is a part of Update 3, so we'll get that. Rotation lock is also a part of Update 3, so we'll get that. I've been using Nokia Camera Beta on my phone, so I'd say we have that already. Glance and City Lens will not be available due to hardware restrictions.

    I'll let people with Lumia Black answer your other questions.
    01-29-2014 08:41 AM
  21. anmol_gamer's Avatar
    Yes Lumia 520 has got double tap to wake up but no glance due to hardware limitations.
    01-29-2014 11:05 AM
  22. stalemate1's Avatar
    I see that the black update has released for the 520 in my country. But I want to avoid doing an OTA myself. In other words. I want to get a brand new lumia with black pre installed but I don't know how long I must wait for this.

    Does anyone know ?
    01-30-2014 02:41 PM
  23. Hna's Avatar
    I have Lumia Black on my L520 and I can confirm it has Double Tab to Wake.
    The rest of the features are the same from Developer Preview.

    Hability to close individual tasks, rotation lock, driving mode, etc.
    About batery, I haven't notice any change. My mobile with bluetooth and Wifi on during the whole day with minimal use lasts more than 3 days easly.
    Performance wise, I can't really say anything. I bought a Nexus 7 2013 so I rarely use the L520 for anything other than calls and texts. However, it is still snappy as the first day I bought it.
    01-30-2014 04:20 PM
  24. Cryio's Avatar
    I still don't understand why the Lumia Black firmwire for the 520 has Glance in settings if its greyed out.
    01-30-2014 07:19 PM

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