There are gaps in coverage within our estimated coverage areas that, along with other factors both within and beyond our control (network problems, software, signal strength, your wireless device, structures, buildings, weather, geography, topography, etc.), will result in dropped and blocked connections, slower data speeds, or otherwise impact the quality of services.
Services that rely on location information, such as E911 and GPS navigation, depend on your device's ability to acquire satellite signals (typically not available indoors) and network coverage.
The Continental Congress actually voted to approve the resolution for independence from Great Britain on July 2, 1776, yet officially approved the Declaration of Independence on July 4.
John Adams wrote to his wife, Abigail, that July 2 would be the day that succeeding generations He felt so strongly about it that he refused offers to speak on July 4. We have a land created and protected to allow everyone to soar as high as their hopes, ambitions, ingenuity and hard work will carry them.
Currently, devices on all networks except Sprint and TELUS will receive instant software updates (related article: Updating your phone's software).
Sprint and TELUS perform additional testing and verification at the time of our release, and will make the updates available to their customers once complete.
If your phone was properly unlocked the Windows Phone 8.1 preview update will be waiting for you.
A safer route would be to purchase one of Nokia's three new smartphones: the , or Lumia 635.
Updating your phone may result in a loss of saved data depending on the condition of your phone (malfunctioning, damaged, water seepage, etc.).
You must back up all critical information before updating your phone firmware.
While timeframes will vary for each carrier, Microsoft has said that the Windows Phone 8.1 is expected to arrive on Windows Phone 8 devices sometime this summer.
You can update your phone's software using the System updates option.
Those users who have an active Windows Phone Dev Center account, an active App Studio account, or have a registered developer device can get the update directly from Microsoft through the Preview for Developers app in the Windows Phone Store.