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WP Update 3: Have you installed it?

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Poll: WP Update 3: If you have a WP.

Have you updated? (If you have a WP)

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If you have upgraded, how many issues have you run into? (Describe Below)

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If you updated to Update 3, which device did you update?

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#46 -Himanshu-

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Posted 24 October 2013 - 12:14

I installed it pretty much right away when I got the phone so I an't tell if there's anything that works differently, but everything seems to work fine, with one exception.

I can't send facebook messages from the messenger. it's set up and linked correctly on my MS account and it's activated in the messages settings. but I can only send SMS'.


Are you logged in with the primary alias of your MS account? I had the same issue.


#47 HawkMan

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Posted 24 October 2013 - 17:48

My account doesn't have any separate aliases, well it might have one, I'm not sure, away back it was "linked"with another one I think, but this one is the primary in any case.

A curios thing though, how comes play to isn't built into WP8, the way MS has it integrated into windows I was surprised to find it wasn't in WP now, and I needed a Nokia play to app which is completely separate and can't be called from the sharing or app menu in the other apps like gallery.

#48 George P

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Posted 25 October 2013 - 10:59

I'm surprised as well, I hope they build that into WP8.1 so you can at least use it to push music/video/pictures to Windows 8.1 and Xbox.



#49 Riva

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Posted 25 October 2013 - 18:27

HTC 8X, bad reception



#50 evacc44

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Posted 27 October 2013 - 01:46

Make sure you are having latest GDR2 version running as mentioned.

 

I have version 8.0.10328.78



#51 articuno1au

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Posted 27 October 2013 - 01:49

If you have a Nokia device, you can download the "Play To" Beta.

 

It should give you playback to most devices. XBox probably not due to MS being retards with the way they deployed the service -_-



#52 HawkMan

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Posted 27 October 2013 - 09:40

If you have a Nokia device, you can download the "Play To" Beta.

 

It should give you playback to most devices. XBox probably not due to MS being retards with the way they deployed the service -_-

 

I know, did you not read my post. play to requires you to play the media in the play to app. You can't share from the media gallery apps or such with the play to app.



#53 jkenn99

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Posted 28 October 2013 - 21:17

I didn't check the whole thread, but I was just wondering if anyone else has noticed a big jump in battery life with GDR3. Since I installed it, I feel like my battery has about 50% more life remaining at the end of my day.



#54 George P

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Posted 28 October 2013 - 21:35

I didn't check the whole thread, but I was just wondering if anyone else has noticed a big jump in battery life with GDR3. Since I installed it, I feel like my battery has about 50% more life remaining at the end of my day.

 

On what device?  I haven't been looking much at mine so I haven't noticed anything tbh.  I have an HTC 8X.



#55 Studio384

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Posted 28 October 2013 - 21:37

I'm using GDR3 on my Lumia 520, never had any issue. However, I noticed that Word, PowerPoint and Excel still have their Office '10 icons in the app switcher. :)



#56 OP +ians18

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Posted 28 October 2013 - 23:30

I'm using GDR3 on my Lumia 520, never had any issue. However, I noticed that Word, PowerPoint and Excel still have their Office '10 icons in the app switcher. :)

So it's not pulling the icons from the live tile?



#57 jkenn99

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Posted 29 October 2013 - 01:23

On what device?  I haven't been looking much at mine so I haven't noticed anything tbh.  I have an HTC 8X.

Lumia 920



#58 George Kapitsopoulos

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Posted 30 October 2013 - 08:57

hello, I have an unlocked (at least I believe it is unlocked and unbranded) htc8x... The store I got it from said that they imported it from the UK. Problem is, I still haven'g got the gdr3 update, and when I check for it, I get the message that my phone is up to date. I haven't got the gdr2 either. Should I start worrying that there is something wrong with my phone, and how can I check????

 

thanks



#59 articuno1au

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Posted 30 October 2013 - 09:38

920 definitely got a huge battery bump with this update.

 

My battery life is way better than it was previously.

 

It's some how managed to break my app updates again though :|



#60 Geoffrey B.

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Posted 06 November 2013 - 03:42

Tbh, except for the ability to close apps from the task switcher I really don't notice anything at all being different on my phone. I hope that there are more noticeable changes when Nokia releases the Lumia black update.

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