New firmware update Nokia N97 to V22.0.110 (updated with changelog)

| July 1, 2010 | 26 Replies

On my twitterfeed, @Sheridan01 mentionoed he was updating his N97. It wasn’t the wrongly publicised V30 that Nokia mistakingly said was available, but a new firmware update is available nonetheless,  from v21.0.045 to v22.0.110.

I did mine OTA, just hit *#0000# and update from there. It’ll take 5 minutes depending on your connection.

Not checked yet whether this is available via NSU and data cable, but most likely it is (or will be). Not sure when this came out but it’s new to me. :)

As for changes: haven’t checked yet, nothing major. Will update this post when I find the changelog.

  • Is Maps 3.04 there by default? Not sure as I already had it.No 3.4/3.04
  • It seems a minor touch faster, menu pretty instant before the button is properly released it changes.
  • Boots up a bit quicker than the 50+ second v21  (took ages when using custom theme, 70+seconds, then it reverted to default black and is now booting faster at 35seconds)

Update: Official Changelog from Norman John from SymbianWorld at end of this post

It’ll restart and your screen will change into the first image above. Then after booting, you’re on v22.0.110

Have you updated your N97? Noticed any changes? Maybe your operator hasn’t even let you go past v20, if so what firmware are you on?

Changelog from v21 to v22 via Symbian World

Data package content, corrections or changes :

  • Corrections to TOP ~15 issues reported in the field
  • OTC cases fixed:
  • Wrong Cherry number used in Russia and Spain
  • “System error” displayed occasionally at first start-up. Reported e.g.  by Vodafone.

Genius cases fixed:

Contacts performance improvement:

  • #144324: Voice dialing not working when there are 2000+ entries stored in Contacts.
  • #134637: Phone prompts “Memory full” when searching for names

Localisation & language variant specific:

  • #154188: Message editor crashes and writing fails if predictive text input is On. (Arabic UI, v15 language variant)
  • #146139: Scrolling to left and right works the wrong way around in Photos – Captured when using Arabic UI
  • #147509: QWERTY keypad input does not work correctly with Calculator. (Chinese language variants: v19, v25, v26)
  • #139207: “Slide to Answer” localization error  (Hebrew)
  • #140654: Localisation error in Bluetooth Audio – “Set as (un)authorized”  (Czech)


  • #141675: “Security module error” shown in display occasaionally at start-up
  • #147863: Occasionally device hangs and restarts soon after start-up.
  • #137558: Device keylock opens (although it shouldn’t) when dialing a number using a carkit. (CK-300, CK-600, also some non-Nokia, factory installed car kits)


  • Default Nokia tune is played as ringing tone for incoming calls instead of the one user has defined in Profile settings. Also sometimes device ahs stopped alerting for incoming calls. Both issues are now fixed.

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  1. baG says:

    And I think there’s a v. 12 version for the mini somewhere too

  2. baG says:

    Geez, I had it this morning on my N97 and now it’s gone

  3. jokerman says:

    I have updated my n97 but i don´t see any great changes, by now.

  4. Inokia says:

    Have updated my mini n97

  5. Tanapruk says:

    No browser update. No slide to snooze. No extra C:. Nothing new

  6. installed it. my experience is shared on twitter.

  7. slurpee711 says:

    My C: got 15 MB extra space, From 24 MB to 39 MB free.great.

  8. jokerman says:

    slurpee711 :
    My C: got 15 MB extra space, From 24 MB to 39 MB free.great.

    WHAAAAAT?!?!?! On my N97, there is now extra space on c:

  9. Steven says:

    Is a hard reset recommended for this update? really dun wanna reinstall everything again and again…

  10. N97Headache says:

    I am not able to update my firmware for some reason, it is stuck on the V21.0.045 version. Is there any reason for this? Or am I doing something wrong? :| :| :|

  11. iXTRiiLooDXi says:

    whats that theme, dude !
    Its so good

  12. RAKI says:

    i have updated V22.0.110 version, but VOIP dialers are not working? any luck?

  13. Mark says:

    I was already disappointed with firmware 21, so was anticipating fixes in version 22.
    And what do you think? they actually managed to introduce MORE bugs on firmware 22.

    to mention a few:
    - Charging of Battery now takes more than 12 hours, was only 4 hours with the old firmware.
    - After finishing a call, the screen switches to ‘Landscape’ mode and gets stuck there. Only after opening the lid, it changes back to ‘portrait’ mode.
    - flashing screen. as soon as you touch the phone the screen flashes and sometimes even spontaneously opens a different application.

    Anybody else having the same problems?

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  17. I try your step on my n97 but cannot update. Please help me. Thanks for helping me.

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