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  1. Nikhilteja's Avatar
    Mine just updated in 15mins. The essential things like close button for multitasking and screen rotation lock are now on windows phone. I hope we'll get an official update from MS again after finalizing the update and making it bug free.
    10-17-2013 07:11 AM
  2. Barracuda7772's Avatar
    One thing from a day n half usage. Battery life is reduced.
    I actually find battery life on par with gdr2 + amber actually a little better considering now I have set my WiFi to always on when phone is asleep
    10-17-2013 07:25 AM
  3. erisdoes's Avatar
    The only think I wish for in windows phone is a quick settings type menu or something so I don't have to go into the settings app to turn WiFi and auto rotate on and off..
    10-17-2013 09:02 AM
  4. Dperks17's Avatar
    Yeah switching app to app is much faster..the animations are smoother
    10-17-2013 01:16 PM
  5. harry1231's Avatar
    Updated
    10-17-2013 03:13 PM
  6. cckgz4's Avatar
    Yes it definitely has smoother transitions. Battery seems to be about the same before. I love the orientation lock but i have to remember to change that when I'm on metrotube
    10-18-2013 05:52 AM
  7. Junaid96's Avatar
    Downloaded it last night, everything seemed to be going fine right up I had finished the final installation and then the phone just refused to boot up :/ It was just showing the Nokia logo for like 30 seconds, then went black for a while and repeated the process over and over again. Tried soft resetting, battery pulling, removing SIM card and storage card, but nothing worked. After about an hour I'd had enough and just committed to the hard reset. The installation was still successful though, so I have GDR3 on my phone, but had to reinstall all my apps, play around with my settings and lost all my data in games. Moreover, I'm not able to download 'Settings' updates like storage check, display + touch and the like as I get an error code every time I try to download them. So I'm stuck with the original versons of those things. Definitely regret updating it, the new features aren't worth losing all of that stuff at all.

    EDIT: Yay, those things have now decided to download for some reason! Only bad thing now is the lost data in games but it's not a huge deal for me.
    Last edited by Junaid96; 10-18-2013 at 10:09 AM.
    10-18-2013 07:48 AM
  8. anony_mouse's Avatar
    Does L520 has nokia camera???
    As the Lumia 520 is made by Nokia, I guess we can say it has a "Nokia camera".
    10-18-2013 10:17 AM
  9. Barracuda7772's Avatar
    As the Lumia 520 is made by Nokia, I guess we can say it has a "Nokia camera".
    I would have to disagree because Nokia is merging the pro cam and the smart shoot cam and calling it "Nokia camera" we as 520 users have the stock wp8 camera
    10-18-2013 05:55 PM
  10. Shawn Magm's Avatar
    I'm updated to GDR3. I like the screen lock and being able to close each app down by clicking the "X" after long pressing the back button.
    10-18-2013 08:24 PM
  11. afikaris09's Avatar
    Is this available for US customers? Just checked my 520 for an update, nothing there. Do I need to use Zune to update it?
    10-18-2013 09:29 PM
  12. erisdoes's Avatar
    Is this available for US customers? Just checked my 520 for an update, nothing there. Do I need to use Zune to update it?
    I had to get an app dev account to get the update in u.s.
    10-18-2013 10:44 PM
  13. Barracuda7772's Avatar
    Anyone can get a free windows phone app studio account free and use that account and the dev preview app to upgrade to gdr3
    10-20-2013 09:58 AM
  14. Aaditya Jha's Avatar
    Updated to GDR3 & new feature are AWESOME !!
    Barracuda7772 likes this.
    10-20-2013 11:29 AM
  15. Astaroth SoulCorruptor's Avatar
    Sorry for outgoing offtopic, but i have an Ascend W1 phone, but its get forgotten in GDR1 Firmware, can i use thesesteps for update to the latest GDR?, I have and Windows Phone Apps Studio Account and i wish to update my phone, cuz Huawei sucks with software support.
    10-21-2013 08:35 AM
  16. Barracuda7772's Avatar
    Sorry for outgoing offtopic, but i have an Ascend W1 phone, but its get forgotten in GDR1 Firmware, can i use thesesteps for update to the latest GDR?, I have and Windows Phone Apps Studio Account and i wish to update my phone, cuz Huawei sucks with software support.
    I'm not sure if you need gdr2 to upgrade to gdr3 or not I'm not saying do it or not do it this would be at your own risk and discretion. I don't see anything wrong with downloading the developer preview app and search for an update and see if one comes up. But before all that I would ask more questions regarding the issue possibly even email support at Microsoft in regards to windows phone updates
    10-21-2013 10:59 AM
  17. gksnarayanan's Avatar
    no its much easier than just sign up for windows phone app studio with the outlook account linked to your windows phone then search for the app windows phone developer preview then login with your outlook account and follow the simple steps
    Could you please explain the steps little detail, I signed up Windows Phone App studio. What is next?
    10-22-2013 01:03 AM
  18. gksnarayanan's Avatar
    no its much easier than just sign up for windows phone app studio with the outlook account linked to your windows phone then search for the app windows phone developer preview then login with your outlook account and follow the simple steps
    I have updated my Lumia 620 to GDR3 now. Very easy to update.
    Last edited by gksnarayanan; 10-22-2013 at 02:35 AM.
    10-22-2013 01:13 AM
  19. VISHNU PR's Avatar
    I updated my nokia LUMIA 520 ,, INDIA .................. In the update ms bundled screen rotation and customised ring tone, ithhink after the update,its bit lagging.....

    you can also update the preview os with app studio account that is free
    in the windows phone developer portal

    then select START BUILDING
    login with your microsoft id

    download the unlocker app to ur lumia and register it

    then goto settings phone update
    10-23-2013 12:58 AM
  20. VISHNU PR's Avatar
    then select START BUILDING
    login with your microsoft id

    download the unlocker app to ur lumia and register it

    then goto settings phone update
    10-23-2013 01:00 AM
  21. VISHNU PR's Avatar
    I have updated my Lumia 620 to GDR3 now. Very easy to update.
    then select START BUILDING
    login with your microsoft id

    download the unlocker app to ur lumia and register it

    then goto settings phone update
    10-23-2013 01:00 AM
  22. cguido's Avatar
    I have a 520 I have been trying to update for days now? I have not been able to????
    10-29-2013 11:24 PM
  23. lumiadeb's Avatar
    I have a 520 I have been trying to update for days now? I have not been able to????
    trying which update?Lumia amber?or gdr3?both are downloadable only via WiFi.additionally,for gdr3 u must register as a developer(it's free) and then download and install a preview version app

    Sent from my RM-914_im_india_269 using Tapatalk
    10-30-2013 01:13 PM
  24. Ashish Kakade's Avatar
    nokia camera is coming with lumia black update to all lumias including L520
    10-30-2013 01:35 PM
  25. Ashish Kakade's Avatar
    no gdr3 can be downloaded through mobile network
    10-30-2013 01:37 PM
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