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 v 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.
â€¢ Maps 3.03 Lite which has Free Navigation support
â€¢ Music Player upgrade
â€¢ Quick Office v6.2 which has Office 2007 support
â€¢ Ovi Store upgraded to 188.8.131.52 and Download! Removed
â€¢ Lotus Notes traveler v8.5.1 -> Localization support is present only for 10 languages.
CHANGES AND IMPROVEMENTS :
â€¢ Windows Live removed from the memory card
â€¢ Ovi Suite included in Memory card
â€¢ CS Helps baseline upgraded to fix localization issues
â€¢ Start Up settings baseline upgraded
â€¢ Ovi Store Link provided in Set Up Internet Telephony
â€¢ Download! removed
â€¢ Portuguese Localization issues fixed
â€¢ Functionality improvements in E-mail configuration
â€¢ Qwerty keypad improvements
CALL HANDLING :
â€¢ Emergency call termination with RSK key corrected
â€¢ Corrected Bluetooth link drop when an outgoing call is made in a carkit
â€¢ Fix for Israel written instead of Jerusalem in World Clock
â€¢ Corrected Argentina names issue in World Clock
â€¢ Corrected localization issues in world clock
â€¢ CMCC Java application download corrected
â€¢ Fix provided for accessing a link that has appended space characters
â€¢ Fix provided for selecting desired mailbox when multiple mailboxes are configured
QWERTY KEYBOARD :
â€¢ Key mapping issues fixed
â€¢ 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.