1. Moustache321's Avatar
    Nokia said that wp 7.8 will come to every phone in February. Now it's March already and there's no notifications for me about this update. I have a lumia 800 and I live in Finland. And yes, I've turned on that "notify me when updates are ready to download" and "use also wifi to check the avaibelity of updates". Zune says also nothing about 7.8. So, what shall I do? Ask Nokia, ask my operator or still wait if it would come. Is there anyone else still waiting or have I done something wrong??
    03-01-2013 02:21 AM
  2. rockstarzzz's Avatar
    Nokia said that wp 7.8 will come to every phone in February. Now it's March already and there's no notifications for me about this update. I have a lumia 800 and I live in Finland. And yes, I've turned on that "notify me when updates are ready to download" and "use also wifi to check the avaibelity of updates". Zune says also nothing about 7.8. So, what shall I do? Ask Nokia, ask my operator or still wait if it would come. Is there anyone else still waiting or have I done something wrong??
    They have halt the roll out after identifying the live tiles bug
    peanutbutterbug likes this.
    03-01-2013 02:42 AM
  3. Jnbs's Avatar
    I understand your discontent.. I do have a Lumia 800 from Vodafone Germany and still haven't receive the update.. I am considering using the seven eighter tool (CAB files) from wphacker.. Oh also, I called them and they told me I have to wait until my phone gets the update because it has been pushed through batches..
    03-01-2013 12:56 PM
  4. Jnbs's Avatar
    I understand that Nokia has been always amazing at supporting their phones, but MSFT is not putting a lot of effort in providing a fix.. Maybe will come around WP9 *sigh*
    03-01-2013 12:57 PM
  5. Myleslinklater's Avatar
    There were bugs and the rollout was halted.
    Go Google (I mean Bing) wp 7.8 + live tile issue.
    03-01-2013 01:02 PM
  6. Stephen Vogel's Avatar
    Yeah, its been parked to fix problems with live tiles. Don't expect to get it any time soon. It's a real shame how this has been handled.
    03-01-2013 01:37 PM
  7. tompski's Avatar
    This makes me so angry. MS sucks ballz!
    03-02-2013 07:36 AM
  8. ash29k's Avatar
    If you really want it you can flash your phone via navifirm with nokia's servers... The latest os there (for the 900 at least) is stable on my phone anyways, I have only an issue with wpcentrals app so I just shut down the live tile, all else is good, I use:Whatsapp,, BBC news mobile, Breaking news, Das Image, Words by post on my start screen as live tiles with no issues.. Fuse caused problems and so does wpcentral otherwise all is well.... I am lucky though considering the posts I have read about this issue.. But if you really want it check out Nokia's servers... Edit: BBC news just died now... Wait with 7.5 :)
    Last edited by ash29k; 03-02-2013 at 05:11 PM.
    03-02-2013 10:14 AM
  9. assault700's Avatar
    as for me im quite disappointed by this rumored bugs for the 7.8.. MS should have at least done pilot testing before massive deployment in order to have a seamless fruition of that 7.8 update. same here. still nada for my lumia 800
    03-02-2013 11:31 PM
  10. iggypop120's Avatar
    i really cant understand the bugs. 7.8 is as minimal as a update can get, its just the resizing of the tiles. thats it, nothing more.
    03-03-2013 12:16 AM
  11. Kermy Curtis's Avatar
    Getting beyond silly now =( I have a Samsung Omnia 7 phone and I still haven't received this 7.8 update. I've waited a while now and checked on Zune plus on my phone too, is this to do with my carrier? Anyone else have any other suggestions please? Many thanks.
    03-04-2013 09:15 PM
  12. ItsLogan's Avatar
    I was able to get 7.8 on launch day last month here in the US. I had to use the Zune update trick to get it though. It really makes me wonder what Microsoft is doing. Being that 7.8 was announced in June 2012, it is pretty unacceptable that it was released with as many bugs as it has. It isn't a huge update and this never should've been an issue.
    03-04-2013 09:38 PM
  13. arunroc's Avatar
    Nokia said that wp 7.8 will come to every phone in February. Now it's March already and there's no notifications for me about this update. I have a lumia 800 and I live in Finland. And yes, I've turned on that "notify me when updates are ready to download" and "use also wifi to check the avaibelity of updates". Zune says also nothing about 7.8. So, what shall I do? Ask Nokia, ask my operator or still wait if it would come. Is there anyone else still waiting or have I done something wrong??
    hi, I have tried this trick one of post on WPcentral. Procedure is very simple1st turn your phone WiFi and internet connection off from settings then just plug your phone to Zune via USB cable > go to settings > the phone settings > goto update and then immediately disconnect your PC too from internet. Let the Zune show you a message then connect the internet if your PC says there is an update then update your phone. I had to try this procedure several times but my phone was updated within 30 mins.
    03-04-2013 10:58 PM
  14. winphoneaddict's Avatar
    Due to issues with "live tile" update problems with WP 7.8, I believe MSFT has requested that providers and Manufacturers withdraw the 7.8 software, until they can engineer a fix. Then it will be made available again. At least that is the information that I have been able to glean from various sources.
    03-05-2013 08:25 PM
  15. Stephen Vogel's Avatar
    Due to issues with "live tile" update problems with WP 7.8, I believe MSFT has requested that providers and Manufacturers withdraw the 7.8 software, until they can engineer a fix. Then it will be made available again. At least that is the information that I have been able to glean from various sources.
    Pretty much on the money there, except I doubt it will see the light of day again. WP7 users dropping every day, unless it's a quick fix I think they will drop it and hope you buy WP8
    03-05-2013 11:10 PM
  16. tqlla3k's Avatar
    Pretty much on the money there, except I doubt it will see the light of day again. WP7 users dropping every day, unless it's a quick fix I think they will drop it and hope you buy WP8
    If MSFT leaves us with a huge bug, that causes us to eat data..... why would we move to WP8? I would move to Android, where we at least get community dev support.
    jaded skies likes this.
    03-06-2013 12:16 PM
  17. HNNNNNGHHH's Avatar
    Nokia said that wp 7.8 will come to every phone in February. Now it's March already and there's no notifications for me about this update. I have a lumia 800 and I live in Finland. And yes, I've turned on that "notify me when updates are ready to download" and "use also wifi to check the avaibelity of updates". Zune says also nothing about 7.8. So, what shall I do? Ask Nokia, ask my operator or still wait if it would come. Is there anyone else still waiting or have I done something wrong??
    If you really want the 7.8 update, either use the manual .cab push method or use seveneighter: Want Windows Phone 7.8 now? Try this easy tool (Update: Now supports 7720) - Windows Phone Hacker

    You may want to have some knowledge on pushing .cab files, as seveneighter only updates the OS version, not the firmware. You'll have to go to XDA for the .cab file containing the firmware if you wish to flash it.
    03-06-2013 07:45 PM
  18. HNNNNNGHHH's Avatar
    If MSFT leaves us with a huge bug, that causes us to eat data..... why would we move to WP8? I would move to Android, where we at least get community dev support.
    Android DOES have great developer community support, but lacks in official device support. There are literally THOUSANDS of Android users out there who are left in the dust by OEMs discontinuing support for their device.
    03-06-2013 07:48 PM
  19. tqlla3k's Avatar
    I actually do like this phone, but MSFT isnt there for us. At least with Android, we can fend for ourselves. With this phone, we are stuck waiting for Microsoft.

    There are simple fixes that just havent been done. Its insane that a data counter is a WP8 carrier exclusive. Thats like call history being a carrier exclusive. Why does it take a month for Microsoft to "Acknowledge" a known bug in WP7.8? A MONTH, not for a fix... acknowledgement.
    03-06-2013 09:22 PM
  20. eryvile's Avatar
    Android DOES have great developer community support, but lacks in official device support. There are literally THOUSANDS of Android users out there who are left in the dust by OEMs discontinuing support for their device.
    Ok, whether Android's a good choice might depend on manufacturer and device. But then, there's also iOS and BB10 and in a not so distant future we will have devices with Jolla, Ubuntu for phones and Firefox OS coming up, not to forget Tizen.
    I'm with @TQLLA: given how WP7 users have been treated by Microsoft since WP8 came out and knowing that this is just history repeating (what happened to WM6.5 and its users?), why should I switch to WP8? I know, the grass isn't always greener on the other side of the fence, but I'll definitely try it out.
    jaded skies likes this.
    03-07-2013 04:56 PM

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