A new build of Windows 10 Mobile Technical Preview
Microsoft is beginning distribution of a new build of Windows 10 Technical Preview for smartphones, the release of which was announced a few days ago. The new version (10051) is available in the framework of the fast («Fast») circle updates.
This update is intended for participants of the program Windows Insider. In other words, it is not final and is far from being stable version, so install it only if you know about all the flaws that entail mistakes and failures.
If you have not participated in the program Windows Insider, let me recall the steps necessary to install the new build:
- Sign up in the program Windows Insider here
- Download and install on your smartphone the application Windows Insider at this location
- Launch the app and start downloading Windows 10 (Get Preview Builds). To get the update, be sure to select «Fast»
If the update encounter any problems, you can restore software using an appropriate tool which can be downloaded here.
The list of supported smartphones includes the following Lumia models:
Lumia 1020, Lumia 1320, Lumia 1520, Lumia 520, Lumia 525, Lumia 526, Lumia 530, Lumia 530 Dual Sim, Lumia 535, Lumia 620, Lumia 625. Lumia 630, Lumia 630 Dual Sim, Lumia 635, Lumia 636, Lumia 638, Lumia 720, Lumia 730, Lumia 730 Dual SIM, Lumia 735, Lumia 810, Lumia 820, Lumia 822, Lumia 830, Lumia 920, Lumia 925, Lumia 928, Microsoft Lumia 430, Microsoft Lumia 435, Microsoft Lumia 435 Dual SIM, Microsoft Lumia 435 Dual SIM DTV, Microsoft Lumia 532, Microsoft Lumia 532 Dual SIM, Microsoft Lumia 640 Dual SIM, Microsoft Lumia 535 Dual SIM
The list does not hit models such as the Lumia 930, Icon and 640 XL.
The new build includes the following applications:
- Browser Spartan
- A new mail app and the calendar
- New app «Phone» and «Messages»
- New Contacts
- The new Maps app
The modified App Switcher to switch between running apps
For details about changes in the new build will be published later.