Latest software update

Latest software release for Nokia Astound is 024.002
The availability of this update may depend on your network service provider.

This software release brings you a renewed look with new icons, better usability with a split screen view in Messaging, and pre-loaded Swype with portrait support. This release also brings Near Field Communication (NFC) share apps, and updated versions of several apps, such as Social Client and Nokia Store. You get improved stability, including touch screen responsiveness, fixes for camera problems, and improvements in memory management, helping prevent memory from running out. A Mail for Exchange (MfE) sync issue is also solved.

  • Renewed look with new icons

  • Split screen view for Messaging

  • Pre-loaded Swype with portrait support

  • Near Field Communication (NFC) share apps

  • Improved Social Client and Nokia Store

  • Improved touch screen responsiveness

  • Camera problems fixed

  • Improved memory management, helping prevent memory from running out

  • Mail for Exchange (MfE) sync issue solved

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.

Step 1.

To update your phone, you need Nokia Suite software on your computer.

Download Nokia Suite

 

Step 2.

Connect your phone to your computer with a compatible USB cable.

Step 3.

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 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. The application is multilingual.

  • MACiSync for Mac OS (344 KB)

    Mac user? Synchronise your calendar and contacts with iSync.