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  1. surendra356's Avatar
    I'm very excited about Windows 10 for phone, So thought to register for Developer preview.... But after seeing many pages and forums I got a doubt that why MS did not release windows 10 by DP app?
    1.Will it be available after 1-2 months?
    2.Can it work on Lumia 520 as it has more world wide users?
    3. Will it be good to use DP on my 520?
    4. Dose DP can get official updates too?
    please answer my doubts....
    Thank you in advance.
    02-21-2015 07:44 AM
  2. xandros9's Avatar
    1. Maybe
    2. It will become available for the 520 and other devices in the future. Microsoft has restricted it to a smaller subset of phones because those models are mostly the same under the hood so as to better stabilize the build now that variances in hardware isn't as big of an issue.

    The Preview for Developers is the early release program for just about finished code. 10 has not been released on it because 10 is nowhere near complete at this moment in time.

    3. You could get some issues, but I don't think it'll be a big risk.
    4. PD updates ARE official updates, just without firmware as of now. PD enabled phones also receive publicly released updates.
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    02-21-2015 01:50 PM
  3. surendra356's Avatar
    1.What is the use of FIRMWARE updates?
    2.Can I install my developed apps on my mobile now?
    3.Are you on developer preview Sir?
    02-21-2015 09:57 PM
  4. Jas00555's Avatar
    1.What is the use of FIRMWARE updates?
    2.Can I install my developed apps on my mobile now?
    3.Are you on developer preview Sir?
    1) to update system things such as Bluetooth, WiFi, camera algorithms, etc...
    2) yes
    xandros9 likes this.
    02-21-2015 09:59 PM
  5. Jas00555's Avatar
    I'm very excited about Windows 10 for phone, So thought to register for Developer preview.... But after seeing many pages and forums I got a doubt that why MS did not release windows 10 by DP app?
    1.Will it be available after 1-2 months?
    2.Can it work on Lumia 520 as it has more world wide users?
    3. Will it be good to use DP on my 520?
    4. Dose DP can get official updates too?
    please answer my doubts....
    Thank you in advance.
    1) it will be ready when it's ready
    2) same answer as #1
    3) I haven't had any problems, but your mileage may vary
    4) it gives you RTM code
    02-21-2015 10:01 PM
  6. surendra356's Avatar
    After public updates (official updates) why don't we get Firmware updates?
    as official updates will get a new firmware....
    02-21-2015 10:04 PM
  7. surendra356's Avatar
    I'm Sorry if i'm asking too many questions but I would like to know about all my doubts on DP...
    02-21-2015 10:05 PM
  8. Jas00555's Avatar
    After public updates (official updates) why don't we get Firmware updates?
    as official updates will get a new firmware....
    Because firmware is much more depended on the model and has to be coded for each model, and in some places need to be approved by the carrier.
    N_LaRUE, surendra356 and xandros9 like this.
    02-21-2015 10:15 PM
  9. surendra356's Avatar
    Oh! Now I understood.
    Thank you.... If I get any more doubts i'll ask you...
    02-21-2015 10:28 PM
  10. surendra356's Avatar
    Dear Sir, Just now i ticked to get preview updates, Before that i'd windows 8.1 update1 and Lumia Denim in Extras+info
    Now i've Windows 8.1 update1 but Lumia cyan, See the screenwp_ss_20150222_0004.pngshots
    Last edited by Laura Knotek; 02-23-2015 at 09:35 PM.
    02-22-2015 12:15 AM
  11. Zulfigar's Avatar
    It's a common bug with Extras+Info, don't let it discourage you too much. For some reason, the app sees the info on your phone differently from when your on and off Developer Preview.

    Again, all common. :)
    surendra356 likes this.
    02-22-2015 12:42 AM
  12. envio's Avatar
    I'm very excited about Windows 10 for phone, So thought to register for Developer preview.... But after seeing many pages and forums I got a doubt that why MS did not release windows 10 by DP app?
    1.Will it be available after 1-2 months?
    2.Can it work on Lumia 520 as it has more world wide users?
    3. Will it be good to use DP on my 520?
    4. Dose DP can get official updates too?
    please answer my doubts....
    Thank you in advance.
    In answer to your original question in the title of the thread, it's rather simple. The software currently available for select Lumias is very early, unfinished, preview software. It's early enough in the development cycle that Microsoft is actively soliciting your feedback to help shape its direction, squash bugs and errors and improve the product before it is finalised and released. That's why it is provided via a different program called Insiders.

    PfD provides early access to finished/polished OS builds that would otherwise be pushed out to you if it weren't for the laborious and time consuming process of carrier testing, approval and rollout (+ OEM firmware additions). Microsoft has said that there is a strong chance that the PfD program will continue in the same way since, as you can imagine, it's likely going to go through double the amount of torture to get this out officially via your OEM/carrier if they do it at all.
    02-23-2015 03:45 AM
  13. surendra356's Avatar
    Okay...got it..
    i'm waiting for windows 10 on DP!
    03-04-2015 06:39 AM

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