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  1. MiyuruSankalpa's Avatar
    Hey guys,

    I got the Lumia cyan update and WP81. I am gonna walk-though it. hope this will be a help to you guys.
    By the way I am from Sri Lanka and obviously I using a Nokia Lumia 625 I got this update on 17th June, a day after they released the update for 625.

    head over to Settings>>Phone Update to get the update

    first the a pre-update will download which will prepare your phone for the cyan update. it is very small it will download over a mobile network and downloads really fast. In my case it took just 10 seconds or so on H+ connection. I guess its size is below 5 MB(probably 1MB or 2MB). Since it a firmware update it will restart you phone.

    Below are some snaps I took.




    It will migrate your data so wait a while. after this you will be greeted with a notification that your phone is ready to download windows 8.1 so head over to Settings>>Phone Update to get the update.

    WP81(cyan) update is pretty big and takes about 30 mins to download and about the same time to install. It doesn't downloads over mobile data because its so big. so you have to use a WiFi connection to download the update. The steps are almost same as the pre-update so I won't post much snaps here.




    After downloading your phone will be restart and prepare it for install. After it you will need to sign Microsoft service agreement and if you agree click install. after the installing is compete, your phone will restart(I think ) you you will have WP81 you'll go nuts(I did).

    Check the new features and say hello to cortana and she will say back 'Hey!'. If you are outside of US as I am follow the tutorial below to get cortana. Do you want to enable Cortana outside the US? Here's how you do it | Windows Phone Central




    Some steps may be missing in my walk-though. but this will cover the basic steps. If you have more information, post it below as a reply. See you guys again.
    Last edited by MiyuruSankalpa; 07-20-2014 at 04:40 AM. Reason: Edit 1: Cyan Update is Both firmware and OS. Thanks Conan143 | Edit 2 : First Update is a pre-update. Thanks Himanshu
    07-20-2014 04:09 AM
  2. Conan143's Avatar
    Well Cyan update is very small it will download over a mobile network and downloads really fast. In my case it took just 10 seconds or so on H+ connection. I guess its size is below 5 MB(probably 1MB or 2MB). Since it a firmware update it will restart you phone.
    Haha dude cyan is bundled with firmware plus windows phone 8.1 OS...You are saying it is as small as an app in windows phone 8.1..I recommend you to search this forum and get accustomed to how much an firmware and os update will be...

    By the way u said it is less than 5mb that file is the main step that leads your phone to get 8.1 update.....
    firmware will be around 200- 300mb (its just estimation)...
    07-20-2014 04:26 AM
  3. Himanshu Chowdhary's Avatar
    The first small update is a pre update which should prepare your phone for windows phone 8.1 (it is not cyan firmware update ). Cyan firmware is bundled with windows phone 8.1(the reason why it was big update ). Glad you are enjoying windows phone 8.1 on your lumia 625.
    07-20-2014 04:31 AM
  4. MiyuruSankalpa's Avatar
    post is edited. Thanks to Conan143 and Himanshu for the clarifications. really appreciate it guys.
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    07-20-2014 04:43 AM
  5. lum5's Avatar
    post is edited. Thanks to Conan143 and Himanshu for the clarifications. really appreciate it guys.
    WWhat's the size of update? How much mb
    MiyuruSankalpa likes this.
    07-20-2014 04:48 AM
  6. Conan143's Avatar
    post is edited. Thanks to Conan143 and Himanshu for the clarifications. really appreciate it guys.
    That's good and my apologies if at all u think i offended you...Enjoy the Cyan...
    Last edited by Conan143; 07-20-2014 at 04:58 AM.
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    07-20-2014 04:48 AM
  7. Conan143's Avatar
    WWhat's the size of update? How much mb
    Cyan firmware itself is around 200 - 300 mb..(it took 7-8 minutes to download on a my 4Mbps plan so the size )...
    OS update itself - may be same or higher than cyan (MODS correct me if am wrong)
    07-20-2014 04:53 AM
  8. MiyuruSankalpa's Avatar
    WWhat's the size of update? How much mb
    Since it asks for a WiFi connection i guess that it is big.

    my data sense says its about 520 MB (460 from WiFi, 60 from mobile data) I did get the word suggestions and cortana after the cyan update, they both were from mobile data. so my guess around 460 MB. go figure.

    Last edited by MiyuruSankalpa; 07-20-2014 at 05:13 AM.
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    07-20-2014 05:02 AM
  9. MiyuruSankalpa's Avatar
    just founded this post. be sure to read it too.
    How to update to Lumia Cyan smoothly - Conversations
    07-20-2014 05:11 AM
  10. Sree R's Avatar
    How is the performance now?
    07-20-2014 06:07 AM
  11. lum5's Avatar
    Since it asks for a WiFi connection i guess that it is big.

    my data sense says its about 520 MB (460 from WiFi, 60 from mobile data) I did get the word suggestions and cortana after the cyan update, they both were from mobile data. so my guess around 460 MB. go figure.

    http://beeimg.com/images/i60980329032.png
    Thanks for ur reply...now waiting for the update.....
    MiyuruSankalpa likes this.
    07-20-2014 07:12 AM
  12. MiyuruSankalpa's Avatar
    How is the performance now?
    Actually better. apps opens quick, no lags, the battery stays longer and loves the new music,video apps and cortana

    Thanks for ur reply...now waiting for the update.....
    I hope you will get it soon
    07-20-2014 08:07 AM
  13. zapppa83's Avatar
    Which build do you have?

    I have 8.10.12393.890
    MiyuruSankalpa likes this.
    07-20-2014 01:09 PM
  14. MiyuruSankalpa's Avatar
    Which build do you have?

    I have 8.10.12393.890
    I have the same version as you zapppa83. 8.10.12393.890
    zapppa83 likes this.
    07-21-2014 10:39 AM
  15. SSK the Gr8's Avatar
    I have seen people on cyan with build 12397.... is everyone on 12393 or 12397 too?
    07-24-2014 12:33 AM
  16. Jajador's Avatar
    12397 after install the official cyan update and then activate developer preview and get the latest (beta) release.
    07-24-2014 12:37 AM
  17. zildepuz's Avatar
    thank you for sharing your your experience with us
    08-21-2014 07:25 AM

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