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  1. hasasimo's Avatar
    I typically don't like preview/beta versions of operating systems because they're often unstable and no where near optimized, as they lack device-specific firmware. But I'm so desperate to install even a semi-stable version of any OS on my Lumia 830 that I'm debating installing the Windows 10 preview. Surely it can't be worse than the random reboot-riddled abomination that is this half-baked version of Denim.

    We have no idea when the Western hemisphere will be getting Denim for their Lumia 830s since Microsoft isn't telling us. Should we install Windows 10 on our RM-985s? Curious to hear from anyone that previously had random reboot issues but are no longer experiencing it with the Windows 10 preview.
    Ferdoce likes this.
    02-12-2015 01:25 PM
  2. Nogitsune Micah's Avatar
    I'm going to talk my little brother into letting me do it on his 830 :P I brought it so I should be able to do what I want ha jk
    hasasimo likes this.
    02-12-2015 01:44 PM
  3. Tech King's Avatar
    My phone is preparing to install as I type this reply... I am a little hesitant as well but I didn't get the Denim update as yet
    I have the RM-984 tho, so I can't say on the differences but I will update on stability and bugs.... *fingers cross* no major bugs MSFT
    hasasimo likes this.
    02-12-2015 01:44 PM
  4. Mr Lebowski's Avatar
    My phone is preparing to install as I type this reply... I am a little hesitant as well but I didn't get the Denim update as yet
    I have the RM-984 tho, so I can't say on the differences but I will update on stability and bugs.... *fingers cross* no major bugs MSFT
    you're installing Widows 10 ?I don't see it as available yet on PfD
    02-12-2015 01:56 PM
  5. Fred Wilson2's Avatar
    Be sure to check out the "known problems" blog, listed here:

    http://forums.windowscentral.com/win...-features.html

    Before you load it.
    This is NOT a mature release, but, obviously, very much beta.

    :)
    Fred
    hasasimo likes this.
    02-12-2015 01:58 PM
  6. Anastazja Michniewicz's Avatar
    I'm looking forward to all of the feedback about Windows 10 for Phones cause I want to put it on my phone once it becomes available...

    The funny thing is that just yesterday I switched from Lumia 625 to Lumia 535 hoping that when Windows 10 preview comes out I will be able to install it straight away... I don't mind waiting though.

    So guys, please report all the awesomeness and all the glitches so that I can decide if I should get the preview once out for my phone!

    Looking forward to reading this thread!

    Ana
    hasasimo likes this.
    02-12-2015 02:01 PM
  7. ShaneRay's Avatar
    you're installing Widows 10 ?I don't see it as available yet on PfD
    Just so everyone's clear. The Win10 preview has nothing to do with Preview For Developers. You'll need another app and steps:

    How to install Windows 10 Preview to your Lumia Windows Phone | Windows Central

    As for trying putting it on my 830, I'm waiting to see if there's a "Roll Back" feature/option. I can't risk putting it on my main phone without that option.
    02-12-2015 02:32 PM
  8. TruPlaya187's Avatar
    This is the info about the recovery tool :

    Eligibility

    The most important thing for us is that we want to make sure that anyone who tries this early preview has a way to get back to their prior OS if something goes wrong. So we’re only supporting phones for the preview that have a recovery image available. We created a new tool called the Windows Phone Recovery Tool that will restore that image if necessary.

    Posted here: Announcing the first build of Windows 10 Technical Preview for Phones
    hasasimo and ShaneRay like this.
    02-12-2015 02:44 PM
  9. quarlow's Avatar
    Looking at some rotating gears now, installing.

    It's worth it to me if Netflix works. Being two months with having to hotspot so I can Netflix on my Android phone has been awful.

    (UPDATE: Netflix still doesn't work
    ​UPDATE 2: uninstalling, rebooting, reinstalling Netflix appears to work to get Netflix to play)

    I'm used to buggy/incomplete builds. I used to flash ROMs weekly or more often just for fun on my Android devices. I have a backup (the aforementioned Netflix player) if I have anything urgent. The known issues don't scare me so far.
    Last edited by quarlow; 02-17-2015 at 11:00 AM. Reason: added info
    bsbharath1987 likes this.
    02-12-2015 02:47 PM
  10. fgaudet's Avatar
    Does anyone have the version listed for the W10 update?

    I just enabled Fast Track in Windows Insider and got proposed an update to "Windows Phone 8.1 (8.10.14219.341)"; that's the dec. 5, 2014 DP update though, not W10.

    My current version is (non-DP) 8.10.14157.200; do I need the dec 5 update to then get W10?

    Not that I want to jump in right away.
    I'll wait to see if that super cool new parachute does open for those brave first jumpers. ;)
    02-12-2015 03:13 PM
  11. ShaneRay's Avatar
    Does anyone have the version listed for the W10 update?

    I just enabled Fast Track in Windows Insider and got proposed an update to "Windows Phone 8.1 (8.10.14219.341)"; that's the dec. 5, 2014 DP update though, not W10.

    My current version is (non-DP) 8.10.14157.200; do I need the dec 5 update to then get W10?

    Not that I want to jump in right away.
    I'll wait to see if that super cool new parachute does open for those brave first jumpers. ;)
    It wouldn't make any sense if that were the case. Not to me, anyway.

    Try unticking the DP so your no longer enrolled, and then check for updates again...
    02-12-2015 03:40 PM
  12. quarlow's Avatar
    My version number says:

    OS version: 9941.12498
    Firmware: 02040.00012.14404.07019
    02-12-2015 04:16 PM
  13. vaderag's Avatar
    Ooh. If the recovery tool works I may give this a go tomorrow. Do we know if apps are all working?
    02-12-2015 04:44 PM
  14. quarlow's Avatar
    Everything works so far. Netflix is still broken, and Lumia Camera still says to wait for Denim. But, everything I had installed before still is, and appears to run fine.
    02-12-2015 04:45 PM
  15. vaderag's Avatar
    Excellent. Always a risk with this stuff, but I'm prepared to give it a go!
    02-12-2015 04:48 PM
  16. ShaneRay's Avatar
    I'll continue the discussion in the proper forum after this post, but for now...

    Everything is installed and up and running. The process was smooth.

    I'm still looking around etc, but I can say that on my 830 that this preview is VERY laggy and not very smooth. Not quite unusable, but close. I'll probably be rolling back once I've had a good look over the next day or two.

    BUT...I'm not complaining. I'm happy to try it out and I was expecting issues, so there ya go...
    02-12-2015 04:49 PM
  17. vaderag's Avatar
    Actually, reading the blog post, it looks like I'll lose more than I'll gain in this release (I.e, ill have to switch over to U.S. English to get Cortana)... May wait until the next roll...
    02-12-2015 04:58 PM
  18. hasasimo's Avatar
    Ooh. If the recovery tool works I may give this a go tomorrow. Do we know if apps are all working?
    I'm hearing Whatsapp is glitchy. Haven't tried it myself though.
    02-12-2015 04:59 PM
  19. renjith p george's Avatar
    Cannot do anything to the navigation bar for Lumia 730 :/
    02-12-2015 06:43 PM
  20. renjith p george's Avatar
    Background wallpaper not happening for start screen
    02-12-2015 06:43 PM
  21. renjith p george's Avatar
    I've a Lumia 730 which is out of the box denim. After tp,it shows cyan:\
    02-12-2015 06:44 PM
  22. Darth litku's Avatar
    I hope battery life wont be affected to much...
    02-12-2015 07:00 PM
  23. Ploydd's Avatar
    I'm using it and now love it. The actionable messages are amazing. There's definitely some lag but I knew that going in. Really gotta get used to the new settings but so far I like it. Cortana looks great and I like the new double size tile. Can't wait to see what they do and give us next.
    02-12-2015 07:18 PM
  24. feedmylittletroll's Avatar
    Anybody else having issues with the photos app?
    02-12-2015 07:29 PM
  25. hasasimo's Avatar
    Anybody else having issues with the photos app?
    Daniel Rubino mentioned in his video that the Photos app is probably the buggiest thing he's found so far.
    02-12-2015 08:19 PM
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