Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 and Lumia Cyan Updates Now Available for Lumia 820 and Lumia 525 in India

By Rahul R | Small Business

Microsoft's Lumia Cyan and Windows Phone 8.1 upgrades that last week reached Lumia 620 users in India, is now seeding to users of the Lumia 820 and the budget Lumia 525 in the country.

According to a Winbeta report, users of Lumia 820 and Lumia 525 Windows Phone 8 smartphones should be able to obtain and install both the updates.

With the latest rollout, all major Lumia smartphones in India have now seemingly received the Lumia Cyan and Windows Phone 8.1 upgrades.

Enhancements

One major enhancement that Lumia 820 and Lumia 525 users in India can now enjoy is Microsoft's personal digital assistant (PDA) Cortana, which is said to be seeding with the latest Windows Phone 8.1 operating system (OS) update.

The Windows Phone 8.1 update also features Microsoft's Internet Explorer 11 web browser, a customisable lockscreen, pull down notification bar and an extra 'live tiles' column (optional) on the homescreen.

Users can also try out the new Word Flow Keyboard.

On the other hand, Lumia Cyan is a firmware upgrade and is applicable to Lumia smartphones only. This update brings camera and camera roll enhancements to Lumia smartphones.

With the Lumia Cyan update, owners of Lumia smartphones can save games and applications directly to a microSD card.

Lumia 6820 and Lumia 525 users in India should observe the Lumia Cyan/Windows Phone 8.1 upgrades being available to them, via over-the-air (OTA) mechanism and can also check and install these updates manually.

Users can navigate to the Settings menu within their Lumia smartphones, to check and install the Lumia Cyan/Windows Phone 8.1 updates.

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