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Microsoft released Windows 10 Mobile–How to Upgrade

Microsoft released Windows 10 Mobile–How to Upgrade

Microsoft yesterday released the much awaited Windows 10 mobile. But it is not released for all the devices and Microsoft also confirms that some devices with hardware limitations will not get Windows 10.

So which are the devices to get the Windows 10 Mobile as of now ?

Lumia 1520, 930, 640, 640XL, 730, 735, 830, 532, 535, 540, 635 1GB, 636 1GB, 638 1GB, 430, 435, BLU Win HD w510u, BLU Win HD LTE x150q, MCJ Madosma Q501

How to upgrade your mobile device to the latest Windows 10

You can download Windows Upgrade Advisor from this link. and run the application to check whether the upgrade is available for your device. It is advised to upgrade your device to the latest Windows 8.1 if you have not done it. If you see upgrade for your device, select “Enable Windows 10 Upgrade”. Now you can check settings, phone update and check for updates.

Windows 10 mobile advisor

Before proceeding to download upgrade make sure that

You do have at least 1.5Gb of Free space.

You need to be running Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1 QFE8 or later

If you are on Windows 10 test builds, you may have to downgrade to Windows 8.1 using Windows Device Recovery tool

Do you own a phone which is not in the list mentioned above ? You may receive the update later, but if your device have only 512MB or less RAM, you have very less chance (or can say no chance) to get the Windows 10 mobile upgrade. The windows insider twitter account tweeted that “We do not have plans to put W10M on devices with 512 MB” because users with 512Mb RAM devices reported Windows 10 mobile experience didn’t meet expectations.

Windows 10 mobile for device with 512 MB RAM

There are some features missing as of now on windows 10 mobile

Notifications for missed calls, messages, and emails on contact tiles

Cortana will not search for apps

Outlook mail app does not open EML attachments

Tasks does not supported by outlook calendar app

and there are more

Did you received the upgrade, how was your upgrade process ? we would like to know, leave a comment.

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