Am updating my Windows Phone 7 device as I’m writing this…
I must say the process went very smoothly. The Windows Phone team have really managed to develop a great update experience.
This also means that I now have my first backup or restore point if you will. As you can see in step 7 above, a full backup is taken before the update is initiated. The backup is stored at the following location: “C:\Users\User\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Phone Update”:
To restore the phone back to previous build, I can click Restore under Settings > Update in Zune:
Now please push out the long awaited update guys!
As you probably read in the media yesterday, Microsoft began pushing out a new update for Windows Phone 7 devices. Now this is not the update with the planned new features/fixes but an update to improve the update process when the “real” update is pushed out (read more here).
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