N9Appdates: Nokia Link 3G Network compatibility fix

| June 11, 2013 | 40 Replies

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MNB Reader, Raj shared us this screenshot of an update his Nokia N9 just received. Nokia Link which fixes some 3G connectivity issues.

It’s an important fix as voice/data may stop working otherwise.

Cheers Raj!

Category: MeeGo, Nokia

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  1. Martin says:

    Still getting updates! Woohoo!

  2. Grazy says:

    i never really understood what Nokia Link is to be honest?

    doing the update now :)

  3. Pathetic says:

    please dont update, this is another sabotage from Nokia, is just an advise take it or leave it

  4. Gasbond says:

    Hey guys;
    please check this out:

    http://www.change.org/en-GB/petitions/nokia-corporation-bug-fixing-for-nokia-n9?javascript=false

    please!!!!!
    sign and share it!!!
    this is really important for me and probably for most of the N9 users

    • Grazy says:

      already signed this! would really like it to get to 5000! Must have a fix for the battery stress/drain! its so annoying!

      • Gasbond says:

        Look, Nokia had promised that they will support the N9 untill 2015, so if we reach 5000 signatures (or maybe more) I think the N9 will receive a little cool update.
        so if someone had signed for this, share it on the social networks.

        • Shane says:

          They reneged on that promise a loooong time ago, that much has been clear for ages now. The “support” they’re still providing, is nothing like what they originally (vaguely) suggested.

          • jiipee says:

            +100

            Nokia maps
            Nokia Music
            Performance optimization
            Long list of change request in bugzilla

            They do the absolute minimum requested by law.

            • Gasbond says:

              Well, in case we reach the needed number of signatures can we expect something?

              • Shane says:

                The only thing we can hope for, is CSSU for Harmattan, as was(is) done for the Fremantle.
                It’s well overdue, it’s been largely delayed thanks to all the upheaval in the infra over the past 12mth+.
                But community infra’s (very slowly) solidifying, so hopefully we’ll start to see a vibrant CSSU movement from Q4 onwards.
                Some have already done quite a bit of work towards that, I’m not sure when they intend to roll it all out.
                Forget about Nokia ever giving much of a sh1t, they’ll continue to do the bare minimum for 18 more mths, if we’re lucky.

                Damn spam filter!

                • zlutor says:

                  I think they will not open Harmattan – it is too god to give it away.

                  There could be a competitor to pick it up! :-)

                  Not to mention they are pushing it into new Ashas…

                  • Shane says:

                    Harmattan doesn’t need to be opened up for there to be a CSSU of sorts, Fremantle was FAR from open. There’s still lots of of things (at all layers) that can be hacked/twkd/modded, some in the community have already begun that process.

  5. allawi says:

    I just got the update. It was asking for 38MB independent.

  6. iva biggun says:

    Does this mean that their is a possible firmware update in the future?

  7. dss says:

    we got a similar update on symbian a couple of weeks ago… It had the same description

    • Shane says:

      Thanks for confirming, there’s detailed discussion about what this update is -potentially- all about in a thread @TMO (see my earlier post in this thread).

      Symbian’s been getting FAAAAR better support over the last yr, & that’ll probably continue till at least the end of this yr (albeit continue to slowly diminish).

      If it weren’t for the maemo/meego community, harmattan would be a total corpse now, soon I’ll have no choice but to get a 808 too, which should be fun in some ways.

      • jiipee says:

        +1 on the Symbian notion. I bet it is due the contract between Nokia and Accenture that Nokia has contractually binded themselves to pay certain minimum fee a year until 2013-2015 and then demands Accenture to deliver something for the money.

        I might have to switch soon. Only today there seems to be some problems with the loudspeaker of my N9. Also Jolla could be too late for me unless I can live with some old device of mine (and change back to old sim standard).

        Does anyone know, if the 501 dual sim will be in sale in Finland? And does it support Gmail & contacts & calendar? Otherwise I have to look for Android device that supports the Google services we use with colleagues. I can live without most apps and games.

        • Shane says:

          Regarding paragraph one, I suspect you may be right…

          If you can’t wait, & mid-range Android might suffice, until such time as you’re happy with Sailfish/Jolla progress.

          • jiipee says:

            Do you have anything to recommend 150-200eur region, dont need the high end. Camera performance should be somewhat better than N9. If Jolla cannot deliver, there could then be the option to install Ubuntu touch on it ;)

            • Shane says:

              I’m not touching Ubuntu until Canonical “prove” they truly are a community player, they have a very dubious track-record there. Even Tizen is head of Ubuntu for me (just), FFOS is ahead of both, but sadly it’s not very compelling from tech stand-point, yet. As for a droid phone, I’m not a expert in that price area, sorry, perhaps one of the “up & coming” Chinese brands? Else you can’t go wrong with a HTC/Sony/Sammy etc.

  8. Ruben says:

    be aware of what was told here
    http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?p=1351175#post1351175

    seriously? now that’s really low from Nokia.. i just hope its a lie.

    • Shane says:

      it’s not low, it’s just poorly done, they’ve applied a update in a obscure/inefficient manner, which could “potentially” cause more problems than it does good. Some have applied it without issue, others have had some issues, others haven’t applied the update at all, they don’t even know about it, because of the way it’s being delivered.

  9. discordia says:

    Don’t fix whats not broken. You want something to fix, Nokia? You can start with my freakin’ Dropbox. And if its not too much of a hassle, when you have time perhaps you could look into offering me video calling over a 3g network?

    • Shane says:

      Not broken for you != not broken for others…
      The bug it purportedly fixes was a particularly nasty one, & it affected a significant subset of users for way too long.

  10. Anthony says:

    No problems after installing this update on my N9′s.

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