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  1. coolbreeze78's Avatar
    Lumia Camera just had an OTA. Living images and most importantly stunning Denim image quality has returned on the 1520. Nice.
    07-18-2015 01:54 PM
  2. Ryujingt3's Avatar
    I want to try this on my main 640XL but I have some questions please.

    1 - Do notifications work or not?

    2 - I am guessing it doesn't support the Microsoft Band yet, correct?

    3 - Does Office work? My friend said Office disappeared for them after upgrading.

    4 - Does anyone know if apps like LINE and Facebook work or do they have issues?

    Many thanks.

    Ian
    08-01-2015 09:46 PM
  3. architxt's Avatar
    Overall, not impressed. But it's early days and will reserve my opinion for the proper release.

    While the UX is sharper I think that it's a compromise on what was a strong, consistent offering.

    Some of the core apps have improved marginally, in the context of a bigger issue with the number and quality of apps.

    What I'd like to see is deep integration with my desktop and tablets Beyond shared files on OneDrive. And functions that make me work better with productivity tools I use, Office and not.

    I'll be replacing my 930 in November. By then I should be able to know if I'm sticking with Win 10 Mobile or going to Android.
    08-05-2015 04:25 AM
  4. mr_fomo's Avatar
    >1 - Do notifications work or not?
    Yes, no problems so far

    >3 - Does Office work? My friend said Office disappeared for them after upgrading.
    The "old" WP 8.1 version of Office does indeed disappear. That said, you can download the office preview versions instead, all which are vastly superior to the regular 8.1 versions.

    Everything runs quite well on the 640 XL ... so far. For me the new OS feels like the perfect mix of IOS and Android in terms of look&feel, ease of use and user empowerment.
    The new keyboard is interesting - the small embedded joystick could prove useful. And the layout - at least to me - is close enough to the iPhone ditto to increase my typing speed measurably.
    Had to hard reset a couple of times. Once after apps installed on the SD card somehow got "disconnected" in the OS.
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    08-05-2015 01:33 PM
  5. Queen Kong1's Avatar
    I love the messaging GUI!! seems ok so far........when will it be released?? I'm more excited over the phone 10 than the computer
    08-07-2015 08:05 PM
  6. Ryujingt3's Avatar
    >1 - Do notifications work or not?
    Yes, no problems so far

    >3 - Does Office work? My friend said Office disappeared for them after upgrading.
    The "old" WP 8.1 version of Office does indeed disappear. That said, you can download the office preview versions instead, all which are vastly superior to the regular 8.1 versions.

    Everything runs quite well on the 640 XL ... so far. For me the new OS feels like the perfect mix of IOS and Android in terms of look&feel, ease of use and user empowerment.
    The new keyboard is interesting - the small embedded joystick could prove useful. And the layout - at least to me - is close enough to the iPhone ditto to increase my typing speed measurably.
    Had to hard reset a couple of times. Once after apps installed on the SD card somehow got "disconnected" in the OS.
    I don't suppose it works with the Microsoft Band yet, right?
    08-08-2015 12:45 AM
  7. Ivan05il's Avatar
    I hope a new build is coming soon. I have 10166 since the beginning and it was nice, but last few days it started to degenerate, probably due to app updates.

    1. I have 3 maiboxes pinned separately and it used to work nicely. Now when I tap on any of them it just takes me "somewhere", picks one at random.

    2. Sound did not work with text messages. But I found out that if I set a sound per contact it would play it. Not anymore, today I missed 2 texts, because no sound was played.

    3. I have a pin set and when I swipe by mistake before entering the PIN, phone locks up and stops reacting. The only way to make it react again is to shut it down with power+volume down and start it again.
    08-11-2015 11:00 AM
  8. ecowookie's Avatar
    Any body for the latest os running on a 1520?
    08-13-2015 05:36 AM
  9. anon(3463402)'s Avatar
    Build 10512 works nice but there are some fundamental things missing (again):

    - Universal folders in Mail (This is stupid and useless app without this)

    - Month view in Calendar (make it be CALENDAR too, not planner only)

    - Glance Screen (Lumias has no LED notifications, so Glance Screen is must have)
    08-13-2015 06:57 AM
  10. sumton's Avatar
    The unbalanced UI for some default apps and settings in windows 10 mobile drive me crazy to a point i don't want to use my phone its like they designed a 2015 BMW and when they reached production level they decided to put wheels, lights and interior of a Mazda from the 90's
    Last edited by sumton; 08-13-2015 at 01:35 PM.
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    08-13-2015 08:23 AM
  11. okizen's Avatar
    I have found a couple of annoying issues, (for me), so far and that is the default system text font and the numeric keypad for dialing is way, way too small.
    08-13-2015 07:10 PM
  12. michael nabil's Avatar
    Any body for the latest os running on a 1520?

    Me
    08-13-2015 07:23 PM
  13. ecowookie's Avatar
    Me
    How's it working? I read in the wc article that 1520s couldn't see the update?
    08-13-2015 10:59 PM
  14. mprebich's Avatar
    This build has let me down. I expected more after the time lag, after the 2000 fixes, etc.

    [1] I still get the "Loading..." on occasion switching back to the Start screen; when I do, it usually goes on for minutes, even a reboot doesn't do anything, I just have to let it run its course and wait until it comes back (that's fit and finish? that's poor basic core functioning) - as I read somewhere, it seems to start to occur again (since 10166) after I grouped tiles into a folder.

    [2] VPN unusable - the only provider available for me is "Windows (built-in)", when I select type as L2TP/IP, the type of sign-in info dropdown doesn't include Username + PW + Presharekey (preshare key is missing). Useless without that option, as every VPN app/service that I have used requires a Preshare key.

    [3] Mail has been terrible, constant sync problems, keeps asking for my account PW and then errors. Finally, it sync'd overnight while I was asleep, when I try to force it to sync, I get the error again.

    [4] Groove Music Pass - where the hell is it?? There is no ability to download new albums from the store. Even when signed-in, it still shows me a price, and doesn't recognize my Pass.

    [5] Store, in general - although improved, it seems to take forever to download and install apps, Also, I really miss the "Lumia Collection"; I can't figure out which camera is which, what Lumia apps still work, whether there was a replacement or it was just dropped since 8.1, etc.


    WOW features (even though both i and A do this already)

    * Digital audio output - I want to use an external DAC to listen to music properly (not through the $2 chip in the phone)

    * OTG
    08-14-2015 02:08 AM
  15. Karkadann's Avatar
    My Lumia 920 was fast and usable in the previous build, but after the 2000+ fixes, it sucks. Some of the problems I'm facing:

    1. When I double tap the screen of press the power button to light up the screen, it shows the lockscreen background only. No clock or notifications, and reduced bright for like 1 or 2 seconds, and then everything appears.

    2. I've faced a bug with the start screen where , after placing 6 small tiles in a line, if I resize one of them to mdium size, chaos will be created. The Facebook Messenger tile was showing inside the WhatsApp tile. I've submited the bug with screenshots to MS but after some resets it seems I can't reproduce this error anymore.

    3. Some bugs in the store: at first it wasn't showing my apps in my library. It was like I've only had Candy Crush (wich I've never downloaded), Twitter and 2 or 3 other apps. After a hard reset, my apps showed up. Well, after more bugs, I've reseted the phone again, and now, when I enter My Library and press the "show all apps", it keeps loading forever. It never finishes. When I press the "hamburger" icon on the top left, the animation for the sidebar is broke too. Only a vertical blakc stripe animates and then the rest of the menu shows up.

    Well, I'm not sure what MS has fixed, but they also broke a lot of stuff for me, so I'm returning to the 8.1 until a next build shows up. I've submited those bugs to MS already.
    08-14-2015 06:41 AM
  16. Zulfigar's Avatar
    My Lumia 920 was fast and usable in the previous build, but after the 2000+ fixes, it sucks. Some of the problems I'm facing:

    1. When I double tap the screen of press the power button to light up the screen, it shows the lockscreen background only. No clock or notifications, and reduced bright for like 1 or 2 seconds, and then everything appears.
    I'm having the same problem, and even Daniel is (he mentioned it in his First Impressions article a few days ago). The good thing is, though, that you can still swipe up to unlock, you don't have to wait those 1 to 3 seconds.
    08-14-2015 06:59 AM
  17. michael nabil's Avatar
    How's it working? I read in the wc article that 1520s couldn't see the update?

    It's running pretty good. And I got the update once i checked for it. Everything works. Your mileage may vary.
    08-14-2015 10:54 PM
  18. fjordstrom's Avatar
    Cannot edit photos with this build (same problem in an earlier build which was resolved in build 10166), even after reverting to 8.1 and re-upgrading + resetting after upgrade to 10512.
    Going back to 10166 and switching to slow ring.

    (on Lumia 930)
    Last edited by fjordstrom; 08-15-2015 at 02:00 PM.
    08-15-2015 01:11 PM
  19. codytebaldi's Avatar
    I like that MS is finally adding printing ability to the phone. I've noticed Print options in Maps, and also in Word. It can't find my printer (yet), but the print-to-PDF side works, for what it's worth. Happy to see that being worked on.

    I think the user interface gorgeous. I agree that the phone dial pad could be bigger, but that's probably the only thing I'd want them to change significantly, GUI-wise.

    Also, important bug: hitting the back arrow doesn't quit apps. Hold it down, and have a look at all the apps you've had open since the last time you turned on the phone. At least you can close them that way, though.
    lumia630buddy likes this.
    08-15-2015 01:39 PM
  20. lumia630buddy's Avatar
    Hi,I am using a Lumia 630 and I wish to enroll as an insider.630 is my primary device, so is it okay to install a technical preview on my phone. Should I opt for fast or slow ring?
    08-15-2015 01:42 PM
  21. codytebaldi's Avatar
    Honestly, I wouldn't if it's your only phone. I'm playing with it on a spare 635 (without a sim card). From what I've heard, the actual phone functions themselves (phone, messaging, contacts) work with no real problems; but otherwise the OS is going to be a little sticky, occasionally glitchy. Some apps might not work correctly, or even at all, or might suddenly quit for no reason. If you're willing to deal with that on a phone you're carrying around and using a lot then go for it - but if you like having a completely and reliably functional smartphone you might just as well want to sit the preview out and wait until RTM.
    lumia630buddy likes this.
    08-15-2015 04:31 PM
  22. lumia630buddy's Avatar
    Yes,I understand the risks, but its quite an adventure.A friend of mine did it on his only phone(a 535) and said it is somewhat okay.
    I use my phone mostly for using WhatsApp, Facebook, watching videos and listening to music.I think these can be done without any glitch while using a technical preview. Can I?
    08-15-2015 09:54 PM
  23. lumia630buddy's Avatar
    Yes,I know the risks but its quite an adventure.My friend has install it on his daily drive(a 535)and said he has not yet encountered any serious problems.I mainly use my phone for WhatsApp,facebook and lots and lots of music and videos.
    So,should I opt for fast or slow ring?
    08-15-2015 10:01 PM
  24. Marifaz's Avatar
    Just installed the TP yesterday. After one day of use... It actually hasn't given me any error or hasn't crashed once. I'm running it on my Lumia 1020 (build 10512).

    Few loading screens for some apps.
    Cortana doesn't work(cannot enable her-the toggle is locked)
    Mic speech to text doesn't work yet.
    Store app takes a bit longer than usual to load and while navigating through it.

    Overall it's a great experience. I can't see my self going back to 8.1 from here. It's just so refreshed and clean(the UI)
    lumia630buddy likes this.
    08-16-2015 08:38 AM
  25. lumiafeeder's Avatar
    Just installed the TP yesterday. After one day of use... It actually hasn't given me any error or hasn't crashed once. I'm running it on my Lumia 1020 (build 10512).

    Few loading screens for some apps.
    Cortana doesn't work(cannot enable her-the toggle is locked)
    Mic speech to text doesn't work yet.
    Store app takes a bit longer than usual to load and while navigating through it.

    Overall it's a great experience. I can't see my self going back to 8.1 from here. It's just so refreshed and clean(the UI)
    Did You do a hard reset and restore backup?
    08-16-2015 12:03 PM
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