About device software and application updates

With device software updates and application updates, you can get new features and enhanced functions for your device. Updating the software may also improve your device's performance.

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


Downloading software updates may involve the transmission of large amounts of data (network service).

Make sure that the device battery has enough power, or connect the charger before starting the update.

After you update your device software or applications, the instructions in the user guide may no longer be up to date.

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Update device software and applications using your device

You can check if there are updates available for your device software or for individual applications, and then download and install them to your device (network service). You can also set your device to automatically check for updates and notify you when important or recommended updates are available.

Select Menu > Ctrl. panel > Phone > SW update.

If there are available updates, select which updates to download and install, and select.

Set your device to automatically check for updates

Select Options > Settings > Auto-check for updates.

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Update software using your PC

Nokia Software Updater is a PC application that enables you to update your device software. To update your device software, you need a compatible PC, broadband internet access, and a compatible USB data cable to connect your device to the PC.

To get more information and to download the Nokia Software Updater application, go to www.nokia.com/softwareupdate, or in Latin America, www.nokia-latinoamerica.com/nsu.