GDR2 update for Windows Phone 8 fixes low-res profile picture on Me tile

GDR2 update for Windows Phone 8 fixes low-res profile picture on Me tile
Some Windows Phone 8 owners have been stricken with an affliction on their phone that makes the selfie used on the Me tile come out low-resolution. That is not the sort of thing that boosts self-esteem! We could have countless numbers of Windows Phone 8 users rushing to call their psychologist because of this one low-res image. Alright, we might be exaggerating a little, but if the camera on your own phone can't love you, which camera will?

The good news for Windows Phone 8 users is that the GDR2 update fixes the problem and returns your smiling face to the hi-res goodness that it deserves. Some models have the update installed out of the box, like the Nokia Lumia 1020 and the Nokia Lumia 925Non-carrier branded  Windows Phone 8 models have started to receive the update while those units purchased from a mobile operator should start getting it next month. For those with Nokia Lumia models, the update will be combined with the manufacturer's own Amber update.

Feel better now?

source: WPCentral

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7 Comments

1. Credo

Posts: 749; Member since: Apr 19, 2012

Microsoft is waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay to slow updating it's OS, come on .... you are such a BIG company with hell of enough of cashh, why is it taking so long ??? Best regards!

3. juandante

Posts: 679; Member since: Apr 23, 2013

Forget about the struggling Microsoft guys http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=_QGAc1zOhBg Just forget about them and their arrogance, there are other good OS :D

4. Credo

Posts: 749; Member since: Apr 19, 2012

True but i don't want another OS, i'll stick with my outdated Windows Phone, sorry Microsoft but it's true :) tired of waiting ... Best regards!

5. lorenzattractor unregistered

I don't think that Microsoft takes too long updating their OS (or maybe they do). I think the problem with them is that they take too long to add simple, yet necessary features to Windows Phone. A few updates a year is not that bad, after all, other OS's only have one update a year. But that's just me.

2. Penny

Posts: 1859; Member since: Feb 04, 2011

It is a live tile problem, not a camera problem. Camera's taking its normal shots at normal resolutions, but the "Me" live tile is displaying the image at a lower quality than it should. That's the problem from what I understand. Unless you are saying that the "Me" live tile is going back to the original image and downsizing its resolution somehow, if that is the case.

6. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

MS why so late?

7. clevername

Posts: 1436; Member since: Jul 11, 2008

This'll be the second big update since wp8, and a third scheduled before its bday. 3 major updates a year ain't bad. I wouldn't call that too slow. I think it just seems that way because the updates are talked about way in advance.

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