Microsoft announced on Wednesday that it is now delivering the Windows Phone 7.5 “Mango” update for Dell Venue Pro owners.
The software giant has started to deliver the Windows Phone 7.5 update to AT&T Dell Venue Pro owners.”If you (or friends or family members) haven’t installed the update yet, now’s the perfect time,” said Microsoft’s Eric Hautala, in a blog post on Wednesday. Microsoft revealed in late October that it is delivering Windows Phone 7.5 to 100% of eligible devices. Microsoft is also continuing to issue firmware specific updates to existing devices. “We’re also continuing to deliver occasional firmware updates to specific Windows Phone models and carriers around the world,” said Hautala. “Firmware updates are designed to improve your phone’s performance. If one is available for your phone, you’ll see an update notification pop up.”
Microsoft is also distributing the Windows Phone 7740 update to some existing devices. The new Windows Phone 7740 build update brings the operating system version up to 7.10.7740.16 and appears to be available for a variety of devices. Build 7740 addresses some issues with Microsoft Exchange 2003 and a voicemail notification problem:
- Fixes an email issue related to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003. With this fix, when you reply to or forward a message, the original message is now included in your response.
- Fixes a voicemail notification issue
Vodafone, Orange and Deutsche Telekom customers in Europe have started to receive the update already. The Windows Phone service release, called 7740, addresses an important issue with new voice mail notifications not appearing for customers on some European and Asian networks. The usual Windows Phone 7.5 firmware updates are also rolling out to select devices. Nokia is pushing its 7740 update in the coming days to address a battery problem with the Lumia 800 after it fully discharges. Nokia is also planning a second update to improve battery issues in early 2012.. A range of other firmware updates are also available for HTC devices. The HTC Mozart and HD7 both received updates recently to enable the Internet Sharing feature of Windows Phone 7.5.