Troubleshooting Windows Phone 7 software update problems

Microsoft is gearing up to release the first update for the Windows Phone 7 operating system any time soon, hence, the software giant has made available a knowledge base article which will help you troubleshoot and fix and problems which you may encounter while updating your Windows Phone 7 operating system.

Before you begin the updating process, make sure that you have the latest version of the Zune software installed. Click here to download Zune 4.7

Make sure that you are using the USB cable that was included with your phone. Reconnect your phone to another USB port on the back of your computer. Do not use a USB hub.

Restart your Phone.

If your Computer or Zune does not detect Windows Phone 7, you may want to check out this article to help you resolve that issue.

The WP7 Update process may take a while depending on your internet connection speed.

If your Update was installed incorrectly, first try restarting the Phone and see if it helps. If your phone still has problems after an update, you can restore the phone to the version and state that it was in on the date that the restore point was created.

Below is a list of possible error codes and solutions you may get while updating your WP7:

Visit Microsoft KB2484484 for more.

You may want to check out this article Windows Phone 7 Feedback Survey from Microsoft.


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