Nokia Lumia 800 battery fix rolling out from today
Nokia is pushing out a fix for the Lumia 800's tragic battery problem, and it should be with owners within two weeks.
Nokia is rolling out a fix for the Lumia 800's , and it should be arriving on all devices in the next two weeks.
Since the Lumia 800 came out last year, many owners have complained that the Windows Phone wasn't pulling its weight in the battery department.
We heard about a software update designed to knock the problem on the head, and in December the Finnish phonesmith , caused by a software bug.
The issue appeared to be that some Lumia 800s weren't charging fully. We've also experienced a different battery-related problem on our test unit, where the phone refused to recharge or turn on after the battery died.
It's good that Nokia has finally produced a patch for the problem, though unfortunately the update -- which also brings "Wi-Fi connectivity enhancements" -- won't arrive in a convenient over-the-air package.
Once your phone bleeps to tell you the update is available, you'll need to plug your Lumia 800 into a computer using a USB cable, then use the Zune software to funnel the update into your phone. If you're not sure how to do that, check this site.
The Lumia 800 isn't alone when it comes to battery blues -- in the wake of the
Despite an occasionally rubbish battery, we've been very impressed with the Lumia 800, with one of our reporters so blown away he said Nokia's effort had.
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