1. KennyJohnson's Avatar
    I just got my Lumia Icon today from Verizon and from reading the forums, I thought it would already have 8.1. How are so many people getting it? are you all on the developer preview build? Is there a release date yet? I'm kind of confused.
    05-20-2014 03:06 PM
  2. oditius's Avatar
    8.1 hasn't been officially released yet, bit when it does you can update

    Sent from my Nokia Lumia 1520, w/AT&T using Tapatalk
    05-20-2014 03:22 PM
  3. Blacklac's Avatar
    Everyone with 8.1 is on the developer preview. :)
    05-20-2014 03:25 PM
  4. KennyJohnson's Avatar
    And I read that if I update to 8.1 on the preview I'll void my warranty. Are people worried about Verizon slowing down the update to their customers? I picked up a Windows Phone because of the 8.1 update and I want to make sure my device will support it.
    05-20-2014 03:29 PM
  5. Blacklac's Avatar
    1. There's a good chance Verizon won't know or care that you installed 8.1 if it bricks.

    2. People roll the dice and assume they won't need the warranty.

    3. Some might not realize... Lol

    It is somewhat of a gamble. I think most of us in the US assume our carrier will deliver the good late. Who really knows though, ATT gave us GDR3 with Black firmware immediately.
    05-20-2014 03:32 PM
  6. spicypadthai's Avatar
    And I read that if I update to 8.1 on the preview I'll void my warranty. Are people worried about Verizon slowing down the update to their customers? I picked up a Windows Phone because of the 8.1 update and I want to make sure my device will support it.
    You can revert back to 8 using the Nokia recovery tool or software updater if you want to/need to and Verizon will be none the wiser.
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    05-20-2014 03:43 PM
  7. MikeSo's Avatar
    And I read that if I update to 8.1 on the preview I'll void my warranty. Are people worried about Verizon slowing down the update to their customers? I picked up a Windows Phone because of the 8.1 update and I want to make sure my device will support it.
    The Icon will definitely get the 8.1 official update. I would imagine Verizon will roll it out in a timely manner.
    05-20-2014 04:21 PM
  8. gernerttl's Avatar
    And I read that if I update to 8.1 on the preview I'll void my warranty. Are people worried about Verizon slowing down the update to their customers? I picked up a Windows Phone because of the 8.1 update and I want to make sure my device will support it.
    Read this first. It will answer your questions about warranty stuff.

    http://forums.windowscentral.com/win...et-bottom.html

    And all current Windows Phones and some older ones like the 920 will support 8.1. All Verizon models support 8.1. Also, the Verizon's Nokia phones are also AWS (XLTE) capable, that includes the Icon, 928, and 822. I don't know if the Samsung ATIV is AWS capable.
    05-21-2014 01:18 AM
  9. JamesPTao's Avatar
    Yes Verizon will roll out the update. If they get new lumias with 8.1 stock yours will probably take weeks or a month to get it. Definetly would get the wp8.1 developer preview. Its great and like already said you can roll it back if you want.
    05-21-2014 01:21 AM

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