How to Install Lumia Denim Update

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Lumia Denim

Following on from the Lumia Cyan, Lumia Denim is the latest firmware for the Windows Phone 8.1 devices. The Lumia Cyan update bring new experiences and features like Action Center, Cortana, Word Flow etc to countless Lumia smartphones around the world, and now it is time for Lumia Denim to bring even more.

The Lumia Denim Update will include the latest improvements from Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1, plus some unique Lumia experiences to select Lumia smartphones, such as:

  • Hey Cortana” – Activate Cortana by saying “Hey Cortana” on your Lumia 930 and Lumia 1520.
  • Lumia Camera – the best camera experience gets even better with faster speeds, improved quality and even
    easier ways to shoot and share – featuring Moment Capture for 4K-quality videos, Rich Capture for auto HDR and Dynamic Flash, and faster camera loading and shot-to-shot times on the Lumia 930, Lumia 1520 and Icon, plus the same great features with FullHD quality on the Lumia 830.
  • And more

Here is the full list of features in the upcoming update.

In order to get your hands on the Lumia Denim Update and enjoy the many new improvements, you must first update your device to Lumia Cyan.

Lumia Denim update roll out has already begun for phones in many regions such as for Lumia 520 in India with the higher end phones like Lumia 1520, or Lumia 930 is still in the queue. To Check availability for your region, visit software update site

I get a lot of questions from a lot of people, asking how do i get denim update? or Is denim update available for my phone? or Do i need to register for developer preview to get denim? Let me tell you in a very clear way, whether you have registered as a developer( to get early OS updates) or you are like one of the guy who doesn't bother getting updates early, YOU WILL RECEIVE DENIM UPDATE!

PFD User: Receives early OS releases (8.10.14219.341)

Non-PFD User: Receives both (Software and OS+Firmware) updates, after operator testing and approval.

Note: PFD-Preview For Developers

To check your current software release, go to Settings > Extras + Info.
To check your current firmware & OS versions, go to Settings > About > more information

So, how to keep track once an update is available for your Lumia ? There is no need to panic. Your phone should automatically notify you when an update is available, but you can also check this manually by tapping Settings > Phone Update > Check for updates

Moreover, Microsoft has also uploaded a video on their official Youtube Channel showing the key features of the Lumia Denim software update and how to free up space for the update. You'll also get instructions on how to update your Lumia.

That's all. 

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