1. Narciso Neto's Avatar
    Hi all Lumia 720 owners, let's use this thread to talk about the HUGE WP8.1 update! :D
    I Installed it today (april 14), via developer preview...
    I took around 30 minutes to get it fully working (gears + migrating data), anything works great!

    **What I like**
    - All features packed on WP8.1 (Action Center, Tile Backgorund, Cortana, etc);
    - System 'seems faster'; haha
    - Animations are really faster and smoother than before;
    - Gorgeous new clock font on lockscreen;
    - All Sense functionalities;
    - I see less "Loading/Resuming" screens for now (just an impression);
    - New charging sound is less annoying;
    - New Camera UI is better than before;
    - Space between status bar and first top tiles is cut in at least 60%, now shows more tiles once, having less waste of screen as in WP8;
    - Cortana (had to changed my region to US, I'm from Brazil :P)
    - Scrolling glitch, that used to happen when tap Home while scrolling the homescreen, IS GONE!


    **What I dislike**
    - Xbox Music and Videos apps, in WP8 Music+Videos hub was already crappy and slow,
    but this takes another level on WP8.1 (hope it will get better with time and updates);
    - When coming back to homescreen, some tiles that does have custom color or content
    (like 'Me' hub, Xbox, Facebook etc) haves to reload content/custom color, it happens on little
    flash, but it's a bit annoying.
    EDIT: Looks like it stopped :D
    - Personally, i didn't like the three columns on homescreen, they look really strange, thanks that its optional; (opinion)

    On my personal impression, Windows Phone 8.1 is A LOT better than WP8, It totally worth the wait for the preview and I TOTALLY RECOMMEND YOU GUYS TO UPDATES YOUR PHONE! : D
    Last edited by Narciso Neto; 04-14-2014 at 11:22 AM.
    04-14-2014 10:13 AM
  2. Narciso Neto's Avatar
    Reserved for future screenshots :D
    04-14-2014 10:13 AM
  3. Gautham Eswar's Avatar
    Hey.Im from India and i updated my phone without changing the location to us.
    Any idea how I can get cortana now? :/
    04-14-2014 01:03 PM
  4. Ravindra P Sharma's Avatar
    Have the same query. Plz let me know if u get a solution !

    and i'm not getting 3 columns on the start screen. Any help ?
    04-14-2014 01:30 PM
  5. Nevadit Chaudhary's Avatar
    will all the apps and games update after installing this update??
    04-14-2014 02:30 PM
  6. Narciso Neto's Avatar
    Have the same query. Plz let me know if u get a solution !

    and i'm not getting 3 columns on the start screen. Any help ?
    Hey.Im from India and i updated my phone without changing the location to us.
    Any idea how I can get cortana now? :/

    You can change your region AFTER the update, go to settings>region>then select US and reboot
    then Settings > Language and add English US > reboot and then you'll see Cortana! :D

    For three tiles columns, Settings> Start+Theme > scrol down > show more tiles
    04-14-2014 02:51 PM
  7. Narciso Neto's Avatar
    will all the apps and games update after installing this update??
    I guess only that haves an exclusive WP8.1 version, eg. Facebook!
    04-14-2014 02:51 PM
  8. Ingwion's Avatar
    Nobody came across with not working action center, but on my lumia 720 action center did not come up by scrolling down, I checked the settings, could anyone help me about it? And I tried hard reset 2 times.
    04-15-2014 03:58 PM
  9. Narciso Neto's Avatar
    that's really strange... My Action center works fine, are you sure that you're on WP8.1?
    04-15-2014 04:12 PM
  10. Ingwion's Avatar
    yeah all other things work great, now I will try to go back 8.0 and will install 8.1 again.
    04-15-2014 04:14 PM
  11. Narciso Neto's Avatar
    Good luck, but the Action Center option shows up in Settings?
    04-15-2014 07:26 PM

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