Windows Phone 7 Update Glitch Reported
Microsoft confirmed on Wednesday it had suspended its first update your Windows 7 for Samsung phones in the middle of a decision that affected about 10 percent of those receiving the update. The move is part of the software maker’s efforts to address numerous problems caused by the update, which was launched this week.
The problems are estimated to have affected tens of thousands of smartphones from Samsung with Windows Phone 7. Users complained that Microsoft’s first update of its new smartphone operating system, the gradual release of this week, caused their devices freezing. In some cases the accidents were apparently permanent.
“We’ve identified a technical problem with the upgrade of Windows Phone affecting a small number of Samsung phones,” wrote Microsoft spokesman Michael Stroh in a blog. “We are working to correct the problem promptly. However, as a precaution, we briefly suspended updates to Samsung phones. We continue with another Windows Update phone models in the schedule.”
Those who receive the upgrade will see a notification on their mobile. Not going through the air, so to install, connect the device to a computer and update the Zune software through Windows 7 Phone Connector for Mac If you do not upgrade your phone now, “the patch, just get together with our next one, “said Stroh.
Microsoft unveiled Windows 7 Phone platform in November in an effort to keep up with rivals Apple and Google in the market for smartphones. To date, the company has offered few details on sales volumes. Earlier this month, Microsoft reached an agreement with Nokia under which the Finnish handset maker agreed to use Windows 7 as your default operating system for its smartphones. Microsoft hopes the pact will expose in your Windows 7 to a wider group of users and increase its market share outside the U.S., where Nokia is still the world’s largest distributor of mobile phones.