Latest software update
Latest software release for Nokia N8-00 is Nokia Belle Refresh (111.040.1511)
The availability of this update may depend on your network service provider.
The new Nokia Belle Refresh software release brings a new browser with full HTML5 web app support. You can have web services directly on your home screen or in the apps menu, and the services can also be used offline. Browsing performance has been improved. The release also brings you new home screen widgets for various apps and services, giving you more choices for making your phone your own. There are a number of general performance and usability improvements, and corrections, such as better support for Flash videos (.flv) and a time zone correction in Russia. Social networking is even easier when your contacts are automatically linked to Facebook and Twitter. This release also brings a new version of Nokia Maps (version 3.09). You can see your photos on a map and get info on interesting places nearby. With the new Maps version, you can also have several destinations along routes and get info on public transport lines and departure times. A new Music player offers a fresh view for the music now playing and a new view for info on the artist now playing. After updating to Nokia Belle Refresh, just like after updating from Nokia Anna to Nokia Belle, some apps may not work due to compatibility issues. For more info on available apps, please contact your local Nokia support.
Bring web services to your home screen, and use them also offline with the new HTML5 browser
Personalise your phone further with new widgets for various apps and services
Get corrections, such as better support for Flash videos (.flv) and a time zone correction in Russia
Link your contacts automatically to Facebook and Twitter for easier social networking
A new version of Nokia Maps (version 3.09), with new features, such as photos on the map, info on interesting places nearby, multi-point routes, and public transport info
Be more productive with Microsoft Apps
Enjoy the refreshed Music player
Number of general performance and usability improvements
After updating to Nokia Belle Refresh, just like after updating from Nokia Anna to Nokia Belle, some apps may not work due to compatibility issues. For more info on available apps, please contact your local Nokia support.
How to update software
UPDATE USING THE SOFTWARE UPDATE APP ON YOUR PHONE
You can update your wirelessly Over the Air (OTA). With Over the Air (OTA) updates you don’t need any cables or computer; you can simply download and install the update using your phone. Updates are free of charge, but to download the update, you need an internet connection. It is best to use a Wi-Fi connection to avoid mobile data transmission costs.
Software updates from Microsoft are safe to install, and your settings, apps, photos, and text messages remain safe and sound.
Step 1. For most phones, select Menu > Applications > (Tools >) SW Update.
Step 2. Select the updates you want to install, and follow the instructions shown on your phone.
Step 3. The update takes around 15-30 minutes, and you are not able to use your phone during the update installation.
UPDATE USING NOKIA SUITE
Before updating, use Nokia Suite to back up your phone, and you can be sure that your contacts, messages, calendar entries, tasks, web feeds, and other important stuff is backed up safely. The contents of your phone memory and memory card, such as photos and videos, are safe and won’t be affected during the update.
To update your phone, you need Nokia Suite software on your computer.
Connect your phone to your computer with a compatible USB cable.
Start Nokia Suite, and select Tools > Software updates. Then select the updates you want to download, and select Install.
Documents and files
PCNokia Suite (101 MB)
Nokia Suite is a free software that connects your Nokia phone and Windows PC, and helps you transfer content between the two. With Nokia Nokia Suite you can use your PC to get software updates for your phone, back up your data, get new street maps and synchronise your music, photos and contacts. Compatible with PC Windows 8, 7, Vista, or XP.
MACISync for MAC OS (263 KB)
Mac user? Synchronise your calendar and contacts with iSync.