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New WIndows Phone 7.8 Update Starting to Rollout With Live Tile Fix (7.10.8862.144)

March 15, 2013 1 Comment

Finally Microsoft is beginning to rollout a fix to the Live Tile issue which paused the Windows Phone 7.8 update. Microsoft has updated their Windows Phone update history with the following.


Update 7.10.8862.144 – Also known as Windows Phone 7.8*

  • Start. Provides resizable small, medium, and large Live Tiles so you can customize your Start  experience in new ways.
  • Accent colors. Expands the number of available accent colors to 20.
  • Lock screen. Improves the lock screen experience with accidental wipe protection features and the Bing image of the day wallpaper.
  • Marketplace and Xbox. Expands Windows Phone Marketplace and Xbox support to new countries and regions.
  • Fonts. Enhances the Chinese font and improves the appearance of Arabic and other languages.
  • Live Tiles. Fixes performance issues from a previous update.
  • Other improvements. Includes many other improvements to Windows Phone.

This update is not available in all markets or for all phones. To learn more about what’s included in this update, see Windows Phone 7.8
*Windows Phone 7.8 is the official product name we use to describe this release. However, due to a quirk of  software development, the actual OS version is identified as 7.10.8858.136. You’ll see both of these names on your phone in  Settings Settings icon > About > More  info.

WMPU is also reporting that the update has began to land in places like Canada, Norway and India.

Have you received the update so far?

Thanks Heatblast for the tip!


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