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FM receiver to be activated on the Nokia Lumia 520

0. phoneArena 05 May 2013, 16:12 posted on

Back in March, we told you that the GDR2 update would be bring FM Radio to Windows Phone handsets led by the Nokia Lumia 920 and Nokia Lumia 820; a chat session with Nokia support staff indicates that the Nokia Lumia 520 will have an FM radio following a software update and while the other Lumia models weren't mentioned, it's a good bet that they will be included...

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posted on 05 May 2013, 16:21 11

1. zivan (Posts: 8; Member since: 29 Oct 2012)


Good to hear that ..but my desire is to have FM transmitter in every lumia like my old n8 ....thanks Nokia still connecting people......

posted on 05 May 2013, 21:31 10

3. akki20892 (Posts: 3238; Member since: 04 Feb 2013)


still using FM trnsmitter on my N8...... thankx nokia

posted on 05 May 2013, 18:10 5

2. MistB (Posts: 550; Member since: 07 Jul 2012)


They kinda pioneered the fm radio onto phones with the Nokia 8310 so it's ironic to see it being neglected, good to see they haven't forgotten such a useful feature imo.

posted on 05 May 2013, 23:51 4

4. alterecho (Posts: 1053; Member since: 23 Feb 2012)


Nokia didn't neglect it. Its just that the WP8 platform, for now, doesn't recognize the FM hardware in the device. Thats why this update is being rolled out to all WP8 devices, including HTC, Samsung and Huawei. So guess they will all support it.

posted on 25 May 2013, 07:26

5. mr1kalbo (Posts: 1; Member since: 07 Dec 2012)


i have now my lumia 520 with serial no. 355910057675890..pls. activate now the dormant radio receiver. i can't use the local fm radio when i am not connected to internet.. thks

posted on 10 Jul 2013, 13:38

6. ohauta (Posts: 2; Member since: 10 Jul 2013)


any information, when and where the FM receiver can be activated or updated into my Lumia 520? Any link to Microsoft of Nokia marketplace?
Otherwise a good phone but as internet connection seems to be unstable for us, the "traditional" FM radio is a must for us.

posted on 11 Jul 2013, 01:48

7. ohauta (Posts: 2; Member since: 10 Jul 2013)


~ Any link to Microsoft OR Nokia marketplace?

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