Use this page to identify software versions for the Nokia Lumia 521 as well as details on recent software updates.
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Windows Phone 8.1
November 3, 2014
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
March 17, 2014
App SwitcherScreen rotation lockUser experience improvements
Available March 17, 2014
If your device meets the update requirements below, you can upgrade to the most current software version.
May 20, 2013
Data Sense applicationFM radioUser experience improvements
Available May 20, 2013
Your device must meet the following requirements to update your software to the most current version:
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.
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.
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