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 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.