Windows 10 mobile update reportedly to be released tomorrow

Windows 10 mobile update reportedly to be released tomorrow
Just over seven months since Windows 10 was officially released for traditional PCs and four months after the first Windows 10 phones were released, it looks like Microsoft is finally ready to release Windows 10 upgrade for more devices. Although, there is still a lot of uncertainty and strangeness about the way the update will be released.

According to a new report, Microsoft will release the Windows 10 update tomorrow, March 17th. There are a couple strange things though. First of all, it is unclear what devices will be eligible for the update and what devices won't get it. For example, it is unclear if any Windows RT tablets will be on the list for the update. It is also unclear how the rollout will work. So even if you have an eligible model device, it's unknown if all units of that device will be able to get the update right away. Lastly, the report claims that this will be a "pull model" update, meaning that if your device is eligible and part of the initial rollout, it won't automatically be pushed to your device. Instead, you'll have to manually check to see if you're one of the lucky ones able to get Windows 10. 

Presumably, we'll get more details on how this will all work tomorrow. Assuming the report is accurate, Microsoft will likely be more transparent about what devices will be able to get the update. We'll keep you updated, and be sure to let us know if you see the update coming through. 

source: VentureBeat

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18 Comments

1. cripton805

Posts: 1485; Member since: Mar 18, 2012

And I have a Death Star. lol.

8. Switch00

Posts: 536; Member since: Sep 04, 2013

Microsoft. Always coming soon.

2. jsdechavez

Posts: 799; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

Upon reading about devs not supporting w10/winmo10, I'm having second thoughts about the updates.

11. Adreno

Posts: 755; Member since: Mar 12, 2016

You're better off on staying with Windows Phone 8.1, man

13. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

I know right, stuff like twitter 5.0 update, BoA coming, and dozens of more in just a few weeks....they are just not doing anything...oh wait

15. sgodsell

Posts: 7365; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

Even Here maps is leaving Windows Phone/10 Mobile. Not to mention all the banks, and numerous other apps. Dead platform walking. Listen with only 4.4 million WP/10 Mobile devices sold last quarter (90 days), and in the same timeframe around 410 million Android and iOS phones sold.

18. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

Yes I know right Bank of America doing about face and supporting the UA model. Twitter and more. Everyday there is apps joining and going, joining and going. Here Maps is leaving because the windows map included with the phone uses here maps as its backbone...why would you support something that is already supported...derrrr I don't know chief. Especially the UA model that can account for millions more of devices like the 2-1 ones. Twitter 5.0 just went to over 200million customers with a UA model. Not to mention the dying platform earning over 1000 devs more than double cash over android and more than ios as well. No one is denying it needs more users or more apps, but dead? I Want 11k a month for an app, sign me up.

3. GreekGeek

Posts: 1276; Member since: Mar 22, 2014

I wonder how many Windows phone users go to this website lol

4. threed61

Posts: 259; Member since: May 27, 2011

Waaaay too late!

5. hwb01

Posts: 355; Member since: Apr 17, 2014

I figured Windows updates wouldn't take this long. Isn't all the software controlled by MS like on PC? Plus with the whole unification thing in the new Windows, the mobile is the same as the PC.

6. Crispin_Gatieza

Posts: 3137; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

Yeah, yeah. Check's in the mail. I think we've heard all this before.

7. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2350; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

... I have it brings fixes to W10M beta...

9. EcoCare

Posts: 444; Member since: Jul 30, 2014

Great, finally those 10 users will be able to fetch their OS updates!

10. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

My dad still uses L1020 and I'm quite curious how well will W10 do on it. So far from what I've seen on YT it's very, very good for 3 years old device

12. Adreno

Posts: 755; Member since: Mar 12, 2016

It runs good yeah, but stil poor battery life I've experienced.

14. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

which phone? im getting 18+hrs out of my 1520 and give or take the same on my 640xl

16. Gemmol

Posts: 793; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

1520 always had good battery life, when I had it on windows 8.1 I would get 4 days and 1 hour on moderate use, on heavy use i would get 2 days. When they first started doing windows 10 beta updates it went down in battery life but with all the updates they sent out from January to March the battery life is almost back to windows 8.1 days 18 hours is very good, some people wish they get that on their galaxy phones

17. ali17chin

Posts: 20; Member since: Apr 01, 2014

I Have The Lumia 640 XL, checked today and no update available.

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