Windows Phone 8.1 is one of the most anticipated updates in the history of Microsoft Windows Smartphone’s that has been ruled out today therefore if you own a Windows Smartphone running on old Windows 8.0 OS then it’s the time that you should try considering updating your Smartphone to the latest Windows Phone 8.1
The Update Windows Phone 8.1 OS will provide you with additional features such as a notification centre, greater start screen personalization, Skype integration and even a keyboard that lets you swipe to type. It has been designed to keep par with the latest Android and Apple iOS Systems in terms of functionality and performance wise. Apart from the basic features the update will also add a smart voice assistant called Cortana (Not available for India).
How to install and Update Windows Phone 8.1 OS from 8.0 ?
It is quite simple to update your Windows Smartphone to 8.1 OS Version but before you perform the update it is recommended that you should the current installed OS version on your Windows Phone because you will be able to Update to Windows 8.1 only if you are having Windows 8.0 OS and to check the OS Version Open your Phone Settings -> Navigate to About Section and there you will able to see your current Installed OS. Follow the below steps to learn how to get the latest Windows Phone 8.1 update on your Smartphone.
Important : Make Sure that Your Phone is Fully Charged or Above 80% at least.
- Go to Your Phone Settings -> Phone Update -> Click on Check Updates
- Wait for few seconds and if the update is available for your phone the update will start downloading and will be automatically installed after full download.
- If you don’t see any update don’t worry wait for few days and you will be able to update your phone to latest Windows Phone 8.1 OS.
Must Read: From Official Sources
“The distribution of these incremental updates may be controlled by the mobile operator or the phone manufacturer from which you purchased your phone, and installation will require that your phone have any prior updates. Update availability will also vary by country, region, and hardware capabilities.”