Software updates: Nokia Lumia 521

    Use this page to identify software versions for the Nokia Lumia 521 as well as details on recent software updates.

     

     

     

    Identify the device's current software version

     

    Windows Phone 8.1 firmware revision 3058.50000.1439.0042

    1. From the home screen, swipe left to Applications.
    2. Tap Settings.
    3. Tap About.
    4. Tap More Info.
    5. Read the Firmware revision number on the phone, and review the information in the Review software version details section below.

     

    Review software version details

     

    VERSIONRELEASE DATEENHANCEMENTSSTATUS

    Windows Phone 8.1

    3058.50000.1439.0042

     

    Baseband Version:

    8.0.10532.166

    November 3, 2014

    Windows 8.1

    Inflight texting support

    Available November 3, 2014

    If your device meets the update requirements below, you can upgrade to the most current software version. This document will be updated if and when new software is available

    Windows 8.0

    3056.4000.1404.0034

     

    Baseband Version:

    3056.0000.1404.0034

    March 17, 2014

    App Switcher
    Screen rotation lock
    User experience improvements

    Available March 17, 2014

    If your device meets the update requirements below, you can upgrade to the most current software version.

    Windows 8.0

    1030.6409.1316.0016

     

    Baseband Version:

    1030.6409.1316.0016

    May 20, 2013

    Data Sense application
    FM radio
    User experience improvements

    Available May 20, 2013

    If your device meets the update requirements below, you can upgrade to the most current software version.

     

    Determine update requirements

    Your device must meet the following requirements to update your software to the most current version:

     

    • 50% or higher battery life
    • Wi-Fi or data connection
    • 516 MB available memory (File size of update: 516 MB)

     

    Update software versions

     

    Update automatically over the air (OTA) for 3058.50000.1439.0042

    This software update(s) will be available to your phone after November 4, 2014. Your phone will notify you when it is ready to update. Follow the on-screen prompts to complete the OTA update. Only the update to Firmware revision 3056.4000.1404.0034 (OS version 8.0.10532.166) will be pushed via OTA. To update to Windows Phone 8.1 / Firmware revision 3058.50000.1439.0042 you must manually check for updates from the phone once the first update is complete.

     

    Update automatically over the air (OTA) for [Insert second most recent software version]

    1. [Insert steps for how to update software version on the device]

     

    Update from a computer

    If you have not already received the first update to Firmware revision 3056.4000.1404.0034 (OS version 8.0.10532.166) via OTA, you will need to complete this process twice if you wish to update to Windows Phone 8.1.

     

    1. Connect to a Wi-Fi data connection.
    2. From the Home screen, swipe left.
    3. Scroll to and tap Settings.
    4. Touch phone update.
    5. Touch check for updates.
    6. Follow on screen prompts.
    7. Wait as your phone restarts, updates, and restarts again.