Windows Phone update 7.10.8107.79 getting pushed to the Bell LG Optimus Quantum and HTC HD7 tomorrow

Ian Hardy

January 17, 2012 1:06pm

Microsoft will be starting to officially roll out Windows Phone 7 build 7.10.8107.79 tomorrow. This update will most likely hit all Windows Phone owners in Canada, but the above internal document reveals that Bell will deploy a 2-stage rollout for the LG Optimus Quantum and the HTC HD7. The “1st wave” will start on January 18th, followed by the “2nd wave” on January 25th. Curious what fixes this will bring… here’s the complete list:

On-screen keyboard. Fixes an issue to prevent the keyboard from disappearing during typing.

Email. Fixes a Google mail syncing issue.

Location. Fixes a location access issue. With this fix, the Me feature in the People Hub sends anonymous information about nearby Wi-Fi access points and cell towers to Microsoft only if you agree to allow the Check In function to access and use location information.

Security. Revokes digital certificates from DigiCert Sdn Bhd to address an encryption issue.

Email threads. 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.

Voicemail. Fixes a voicemail notification display issue that occurs on some European and Asian networks under certain conditions.

(Thanks tipster!)

  • wp7

    It’s great to see Bell is still interested in WP7. Bring on the Lumia 900. It will be killer…

  • len

    Damit Rogers where my update?

    • Tls

      More importantly, where’s the Telus update 🙂

  • bob

    Hey since 7.1 < 7.5 does it mean that these phones didn't even get Mango?

    • bob

      oops stupid me

  • oooo

    weird, no comments from ijunkies.

  • I think i like wp7

    Lg Quantum here

  • mark

    I’m suprised noone’s mentioning the option for internet tethering is still yet enabled

    • Jean-Michel

      I was about to mention tethering. I sure hope the update will be included even though it is not mentionned.

    • glen

      teathering and voicemail are carrier dependant…if you like me have verizon…they have not enabled these features and if you call about it they sound like a bunch of dumb robots stuck on repeat trying to figure out what a windows phone is…verizon support of windows phone has been utter crap notice the one device as apposed to the rest of the carreirs in the US….

  • freestaterocker

    Finally! I’m so ready to be done with the disappearing keyboard! It’s been the only source of frustration with my HD7 since mango.

  • ajm

    Nice to see Bell is still on board. Thought they were done with WP7. So will LG/Bell ever provide Wifi internet sharing?

    • Jason

      I got the 8107 updtae and still no WIFI hotspot! Grrrrrrr!

  • Anirask

    This impressed me greatly. I had given up on Bell and Windows Phone becasue they’re not even selling the platform anymore but to be the first telco in Canada to push a recent update to it’s users is fantastic.

    It’s the level of support I expect for my monthly fee.

    <– LG Quantum owner on Bell.

  • Jean-Michel

    Please Bell, bring in Titan II in your line, I would buy it immediately.

  • Clee

    Anyone received the update yet?

    • Anirask

      Not yet.

  • Tristan

    Anybody got this yet? I have tried the ethernet trick and I’m still not seeing anything.

  • Bijan

    This just came to my Dev unlocked Focus on Fido (Rogers device)

  • Jason

    Bell LG Quantum… still no WIFI hotspot update with 8107. This is getting really sickening. Does anybody know if/when this will happen?

  • Anirask

    Still waiting with my Bell LG Quantum =/

  • Mathieu

    Still waiting for my Bell HTC HD7 update. Contacted Bell and the tech said that he didn’t know anything about any updates….Wow great service lol!!!

    Mobile info : HTC HD7 – Bell Carrier – WP7 ver.7740.

  • Mathieu

    Hi! Just to let you know I have receive the update but had to force install like the mango update. By the way I have the HTC hd7 from bell.

  • PF

    Any buzz on new Windows phone with Bell anytime soon?

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