Nokia E71 Firmware Updated To v500.21.009
By on July 2nd, 2010

It was just yesterday that Nokia had rolled out a new firmware update for the Nokia X6 8 GB. Today, the company has rolled out another firmware update for the highly successful Nokia E71. The firmware update is numbered vNokia E71 500.21.009. This firmware update is a minor one, and mainly fixes bugs and stability issues.

It is quite surprising to see Nokia release a firmware update for such an old handset. Here is the official change log:

NEW FUNTIONALITIES :
Following baselines/functionalities have been upgraded.
•       Maps 3.03 Lite which has Free Navigation support
•       Music Player upgrade
•       Quick Office v6.2 which has Office 2007 support
•       Ovi Store upgraded to 1.6.0.18 and Download! Removed
•       Lotus Notes traveler v8.5.1 -> Localization support is present only for 10 languages.

CHANGES AND IMPROVEMENTS :

•       Windows Live removed from the memory card
•       Ovi Suite included in Memory card
•       CS Helps baseline upgraded to fix localization issues
•       Start Up settings baseline upgraded
•       Ovi Store Link provided in Set Up Internet Telephony
•       Download! removed
GENERAL :
•       Portuguese Localization issues fixed
•       Functionality improvements in E-mail configuration
•       Qwerty keypad improvements

CALL HANDLING :
•       Emergency call termination with RSK key corrected
•       Corrected Bluetooth link drop when an outgoing call is made in a carkit

CALENDAR/CLOCK :
•       Fix for Israel written instead of Jerusalem in World Clock
•       Corrected Argentina names issue in World Clock
•       Corrected localization issues in world clock

BROWSER :
•       CMCC Java application download corrected
•       Fix provided for accessing a link that has appended space characters

EMAIL :
•       Fix provided for selecting desired mailbox when multiple mailboxes are configured

QWERTY KEYBOARD :
•       Key mapping issues fixed

MESSAGING :
•       Nokia IM chat: Localization support provided for Malay and Indonesian languages

Keep in mind that the Nokia E71 does not support UDP, so users should make a back up of their data before proceeding with the firmware update.

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