Keep your phone software and applications up to date

Learn how to update your phone software and individual applications.

About phone software and app updates

Stay in step with the beat – update your phone software and apps to get new and enhanced features for your phone. Updating the software may also improve your phone performance.

It is recommended that you back up your personal data before updating your phone software.

Warning: If you install a software update, you cannot use the device, even to make emergency calls, until the installation is completed and the device is restarted.

Using services or downloading content may cause transfer of large amounts of data, which may result in data traffic costs.

Before starting the update, connect a charger or make sure the device battery has enough power.

After the update, the instructions in the user guide may no longer be up to date. You may find the updated user guide at

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Update phone software and apps using your phone

You can check for updates for your phone software or apps, and download and install them to your phone wirelessly (network service). You can also set your phone to automatically check for updates and notify you when important or recommended updates are available.

Select > SW update.

You may need to restart your phone to finish the update.

View update details

Select and hold an update.

Install all updates

Select .

Select which updates to install

Select > Mark updates and the updates you want to install. All updates are selected by default.

Set your phone to automatically check for updates

Select > Settings > Auto-check for updates.

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Update phone software using your PC

You can use the Nokia Suite PC app to update your phone software. You need a compatible PC, a high-speed internet connection, and a compatible USB cable to connect your phone to the PC.

To get more info and to download the Nokia Suite app, go to

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