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Windows phone 8.1 update in South Africa.

Ntokozo Mkhize

New member
Jun 27, 2013
Hi sorry to annoy you with this question which maybe has been asked many times before(but going through the treads, I didn't get the answer I'm looking for)

Well I live in South Africa and I wanted to know if the windows phone 8.1 for Lumia 620 is available yet? I have WP 8.1 preview and I'm not too sure if the update is available now or not, do I have to downgrade for it to appear on setting/phone update. Please someone help.


New member
Aug 20, 2014

I also live in South Africa, and the update is available for the 620, on both Vodacom and MTN.

You might not be able to get the official Cyan update yet, that includes the firmware for WP8.1, because you are on the developer preview... There is some issue with the bitlocker encryption for the developer preview. So for now you will not be able to update to Cyan, at least not until Microsoft releases a fix for this issue.

If you really need the Cyan update, you might have to think of using the Nokia Recovery Tool