Software Update 1.2 Available for Nokia X, X+ & XL

Microsoft is pushing out a new software update for Nokia X, X+ and XL which brings some much-needed functionality improvements along withย  a better multitasking experience. This major update brings the new Nokia X Software Platform 1.2.x.x and is already rolling out in various locations.

New Features in Nokia X Software Platform 1.4 (Changelog)

The update basically tries to pull features down from the Nokia X Platform 2.0 which will only be available for the Nokia X2 and make them available for the older set of devices. Following is a list of the key changes in this update:

  • App Switcher – Enjoy improved ease of use with the new app switcher – switch easily between open apps, or close apps with a single tap.
  • Instant access to your mail, calendar, and notes with Outlook.com and OneNote.
  • Updated Nokia Store – new design to help you find content more easily, and better integration with third-party stores. Store also includes a new Home screen Spotlight
  • New scrollable widgets, call reject with a message, contact search in the dialer, automatic uploading to OneDrive, and local calendar support.
  • General performance and usability improvements.

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The App Switcher alone can make Platform 1.2 a worthy update. This was something really needed and was one of the criticism point when I advised to not to purchase one of these X series devices. Because unlike Nokia X2, the existing devices lack the 2nd hardware button, the App Switcher can be accessed by pulling down the notification center and clicking on its icon.

It is really satisfying that Microsoft decided to push these features to the existing users before killing off these devices. There are a bunch of Microsoft services which will be assessable more easily on the existing Nokia X devices and several apps such as Outlook.com, OneDrive and OneNote come pre-installed and more deeply integrated with the operating system.

Availability and How to Update

Nokia X Software Platform 1.2 update (around 150MB) is seeding to Nokia X, XL and X+ devices globally and should reach your device soon. You will receive a notification when the phone automatically detects an update. Alternatively, you can manually check for updates by going to Settings> About Phone> System Updates> Check now.

Do make sure that you are connected to a WiFi network before downloading the updates to save yourself from unexpected data costs. Alternatively, you may be able to update using your PC through Nokia Software Recovery Tool

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171 Responses to Software Update 1.2 Available for Nokia X, X+ & XL

  1. Akshaymurali October 20, 2015 at 7:52 pm #

    Sir I didnt get any updates until today in my Nokia xl.I purchased it 1year ago

  2. Aash October 29, 2015 at 8:40 pm #

    sir i rooted my nokia x phone and without making a backup of my rom i installed the new custom rom and then
    no wifi no calling
    sooo i install other 2 more rom but stilll facing many many problems plzzz help me out sir
    you can plzz send me the nokia x(rm-980) android 1.2.4.1 so that i can install it and get my nokia x back to its previous state
    plzzzz help sir plzzz

    • Narender Singh October 29, 2015 at 11:53 pm #

      You need to download the Stock ROM from Nokia/Microsoft Servers.

  3. kumar October 30, 2015 at 7:44 am #

    sir how to update nokia xl software 1.2

  4. Gurkirpaljeet S. Sidhu November 1, 2015 at 12:38 pm #

    In my nokia XL i cannot see punjabi language font. So i want solution to overcome this problem.

  5. Manish November 12, 2015 at 7:57 pm #

    Sir” mera mobile nokia XL switch on nahi ho raha hi. Switch on karte time only Nokia likh kar aa raha hai, but open nahi ho raha hai………

    • Narender Singh November 13, 2015 at 7:56 pm #

      Try using the recovery tool to attempt a recovery of the device.

  6. Ishtiaq Ahmed November 16, 2015 at 10:10 am #

    When I try to update my mobile phone system but system update stoped .I don’t understand this can any one help me for solution of this problem?

  7. ghulam qadir November 16, 2015 at 11:52 am #

    can I upgrade my Nokia xl software to Windows 10?

    • Narender Singh November 19, 2015 at 7:20 pm #

      No. Nokia XL runs Android and cannot install Windows.

      • ghulam qadir December 12, 2015 at 10:04 pm #

        ok sir thanks

  8. joban November 24, 2015 at 3:25 pm #

    Sir mera phn nokia xl hai is me punjabi kise show hoye gi

  9. shiva November 25, 2015 at 4:33 pm #

    sir mera nokia xl h windows 10 aa rahaarahaplz help me

    • Narender Singh November 25, 2015 at 5:25 pm #

      Bhai Nokia XL me android hai. Windows 10 usme nahi chalega. And Microsoft ab Nokia x series k phones ko koi bhi nahi update nahi dega. Jo hai wahi rahega.

  10. Awais November 28, 2015 at 1:40 pm #

    sir ma mobile X battrey nhii chalata ha kia karu

  11. sajimon November 30, 2015 at 7:46 pm #

    My nokia store not oppening

  12. rose December 17, 2015 at 2:01 pm #

    Nokia XL no open Nokia store update

    • nokia xl October 25, 2016 at 12:54 pm #

      Nokia xl play sator not updated

  13. charan January 21, 2016 at 8:32 pm #

    Its not android saying lies to people

    • Narender Singh January 22, 2016 at 9:29 pm #

      It is Android, if you know what Android is ๐Ÿ˜›

      • aswin July 21, 2016 at 7:47 pm #

        then why google doesn’t work.no software update..wtf

        • Narender Singh July 22, 2016 at 12:16 am #

          AOSP = Android Open Source Project. Google Apps are not included in this and is provided free of cost ๐Ÿ™‚

        • MOHIT July 25, 2016 at 12:19 am #

          BHAI MERE NOKIA XL M GOOGLE PLAYSTORE AARAM S CHAL RHA H

  14. charan February 2, 2016 at 3:00 pm #

    We can’t download play store

  15. biswajit saha February 7, 2016 at 3:15 pm #

    I donot download Google play service

  16. purushatam mahanta February 7, 2016 at 8:01 pm #

    In which month new updates of Nokia x android phone is available

  17. wasilat March 19, 2016 at 3:32 pm #

    I can’t download system update

    • c . ojieh April 16, 2016 at 7:40 pm #

      My Nokia x update failing

  18. Binod Maharjan March 20, 2016 at 1:10 am #

    this phone cant upadate and made W10… useless phone

  19. Gurnoor April 13, 2016 at 8:15 pm #

    I Have do not update my nokia xl phone . Olz give me respons…

  20. mohd tanzeem June 11, 2016 at 9:38 pm #

    Hello friend play store use kerna k leya nokia ko root kero kingroot sa download kero Gapps in zip file m or Es file explorer download kerkero us ke satting m root on kero or Gapps sa all apps system apps m copy ker do

  21. ashok giri July 1, 2016 at 11:18 am #

    I ne Nokia xl software update

  22. mahesh July 20, 2016 at 6:30 pm #

    How to update nokia xplus software

  23. Dipu August 9, 2016 at 1:53 pm #

    Nokia XL Microsoft Outlook software

    • nokia xl November 9, 2016 at 1:01 pm #

      nokiax

  24. driks September 12, 2016 at 7:00 pm #

    Nokia xl me google chalane ke liye google ko update karo sab chalta he

  25. hanamant awaghade October 9, 2016 at 7:33 pm #

    Tumchya ayala tumchya
    Upadate is not coming in mobile data…:-???

  26. MuraliDhara Ojha October 19, 2016 at 10:49 am #

    sir I am using nokia xl display problem upgrade. problem sir please resoloved

    • Murali Ojha November 11, 2016 at 7:07 pm #

      sir no upgrade how to upgrade in my nokia xl in kitkat please help me

  27. Sumit November 11, 2016 at 7:29 pm #

    I can’t update my Nokia XL device …

  28. Manas kudalkar November 17, 2016 at 9:12 pm #

    I like this

  29. gokul December 5, 2016 at 3:17 pm #

    I can dwnld my system update but cant be updated..some error happend every time..sir plz tel thesolution..plzzz

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