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Symbian ^3 and S 60 powered Nokia handsets get update for Ovi Store

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Symbian ^3 and S 60 powered Nokia handsets get update for Ovi Store
If you own a Nokia handset powered by Symbian ^ 3 or S 60 3rd Edition or S 60 5th Edition, the next time you head over to the Ovi Store, you might be in for a surprise. In order to maintain compatibility with some new back-end work Nokia has done and also to boost performance, the Finnish based firm is offering an upgrade of the Ovi Store.

Those who use Nokia handsets that qualify for the upgrade will see a  notice the next time they head to the store. On the S60 devices, you will have to tap on the downloaded file to install it on your handset, and accept the "update" prompts that will pop up on the screen. Symbian ^3 powered devices will be receiving the new v2.06.00042 of the online store while the S60 handsets will get v1.9.008.

If you have completed the download of either new version of the Ovi Store, feel free to jump right in and leave a comment all about the changes that you have noticed in the Ovi Store since the upgrade. Simply head over to the comments box below and share your experience with the upgrade.

source: allaboutSymbian

Nokia users with Symbian ^3 or S60 powered phones will receive an update for the Ovi Store
Nokia users with Symbian ^3 or S60 powered phones will receive an update for the Ovi Store

Nokia users with Symbian ^3 or S60 powered phones will receive an update for the Ovi Store



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posted on 10 Mar 2011, 10:42 3

1. Syksyd (Posts: 55; Member since: 16 Apr 2010)


This is such garbage.....i have the n900 and have yet to have more than a handfull of apps i can down load from the Ovi store...WTF Nokia, you first leave Maemo users out to dry, tease us with Meego and kick that to the curb, adobt WP7 which is CRAP and leave symbian to die as well.....Great work Nokia, just adobt a crapy OS and leave everything else you created to die...

.......Former Nokia Fanboy

posted on 10 Mar 2011, 11:33 3

2. DontHateOnS60 (Posts: 825; Member since: 20 Apr 2009)


Thank you! I'm glad that someone else agrees with me that WP7 is crap. There's still at least 1 MeeGo phone coming from Nokia this year. But with any luck, it'll end up being the same situation as with the N900.

posted on 10 Mar 2011, 14:13

5. mrcrangle (unregistered)


Your moan about the lack of apps on the N900 is fair enough (though there are a largish number of Maemo apps in other catalogues), and I feel hacked off that Nokia dumped Maemo and now Meego in favour of WP7, too. I hope the N950 isn't a total failure and that enough users get behind it to make Nokia think twice before they dump Meego all together and put all their eggs in the WP7 basket. If they do, then I reckon it'll be Microsoft-Nokia within a couple of years -.-

posted on 10 Mar 2011, 11:52 1

3. gregory (unregistered)


hey there is a lot more people which think that wm7 is a crap :) Simply-someone in nokia decided to destroy company.Guess who ? :)

posted on 10 Mar 2011, 13:15

4. baztah (Posts: 29; Member since: 07 Dec 2010)


Nokia is just dumb! They need android, ANDROID! Or their meego!

posted on 10 Mar 2011, 15:21

6. jay (unregistered)


how bout they work on getting an s60 facebook app first??????????

posted on 10 Mar 2011, 16:04 1

7. arag (unregistered)


the update for Ovi Store improves the speed of response and stability
good job for nokia

snaptu is a very good app for facebook


tested on a nokia e63

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