Check the Availability of Lumia Black Update for your Device

Lumia Black update is rolling out to various Nokia Lumia devices throughout the world. While some devices are receiving it already in some countries, the roll-out to others will commence shortly. If you are not sure whether the Lumia Black update is available for your device or not, read on to know how to check for the availability.

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Checking the Availability of Lumia Black Update

Because each Lumia device receives a slightly varied update package, the updates are to be approved by the appropriate country regularities and operators before it will be released for your device in your region. Nokia has created a dedicated page to check the status of the updates available for your Nokia Lumia Windows Phone 8 device.

  1. Visit the appropriate page for your continent using the links below. For example if you are from India, choose Asia Pacific.
    Asia Pacific
    Latin America
    Middle East
    North America
  2. Scroll on and find the listing of your country. In our example, scroll to India.
  3. Find your Lumia device from the list of devices under your country.
  4. See to its right and if it says Available in the last row, you’re lucky to have the Lumia Amber update already available fore your Lumia device. Proceed with the checking for the update and install it.
  5. If it says Coming Soon, or Waiting for approval, the update is yet to be pushed for your device and is hence not available at the moment. However there’s a difference in the meaning of these two terms. Find it below.

If it says Coming Soon – The update is almost ready and undergoing just the last few checks and will be available in a few days thereafter.
If it says Waiting for Approval – The update is still undergoing the basic testing by the Operators or by Nokia. Update availability will take a few weeks in such a situation.


5 Responses to Check the Availability of Lumia Black Update for your Device

  1. syed ali January 22, 2014 at 1:12 pm #

    Boss, I don’t have Nokia Lumia to give feedback.

    • Narender January 22, 2014 at 1:57 pm #

      And sorry this post was not about android. Sorry link removed.

  2. avik March 8, 2014 at 6:52 pm #

    is there any way to update my lumia 520? it is already available on my country and for my phone, i already get the update notice. but it requires a wifi connection, which i dont have right now, so is there any way to download the update with my broadband on my pc then update my phone????

    • Narender March 9, 2014 at 9:42 am #

      Using a PC, the only method will be to flash the phone using Nokia Care Suite. Other than that, if your PC/Laptop has WiFi adapter, you might be able to create a hotspot connection. No other way to install the updates than using WiFi or flashing the phone.

  3. tiz March 15, 2014 at 12:38 am #

    Hey, there is an application that use the LiveTile to check Black availability on the Windows Phone Store
    Check for “Lumia Update Check”

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