Lumia Black update finally hits T-Mobile Lumia 521

Lumia Black update finally hits T-Mobile Lumia 521
As we are on the verge of seeing Windows Phone 8.1 see the lime light, it is easy to forget that some devices have not even been upgraded to the last major update (GDR3) which starting rolling out late last year. For a while, all anyone knew about the Lumia Black update coming to the Lumia 521 was, “coming soon.”

Now, the device can take advantage of some of the new features that come with the update.The update brings improvements to Bluetooth connectivity, and the ability to close applications with the upgraded “app switcher.”

Driving mode has also been added and there have been accessibility improvements made for those that are visually impaired.  You will also be able to manage screen lock orientation with the update, bringing the Lumia 521 up to near feature parity with its bigger cousins. The update has just started rolling out so if you have not seen a notification about the update, try checking manually by going into settings, then phone update.

sources: T-Mobile via WPCentral

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4 Comments

1. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Best thing $80 can buy. It's now better with the update. :)

2. SemperFiV12

Posts: 949; Member since: Nov 09, 2010

Great update, will further increase what the mighty mouse Lumia can do!

3. warrenwhite

Posts: 2; Member since: May 27, 2014

actually the phone is priced at $150 at walmart @papasmurf but yes i bought one when the iphone 4s was still the big flagship of all..and i found out my nokia lumia 521 has BETTER SPECS ..all except no flash for the camera,but i think everyone needs a break from a front facing camera. i think iphone is turning everyone into a bunch of idiots

4. warrenwhite

Posts: 2; Member since: May 27, 2014

the phone also has an option that will wake it up when you double tap the screen..check setttings> touch > should have lumia black update before checking

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