Nokia E71 Firmware Updated To v500.21.009

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.

5 thoughts on “Nokia E71 Firmware Updated To v500.21.009”

  1. gr8 news, I have purchased Nokia e71 8 months ago and before 3 months I have upgraded it by v410.21.010 firmware but I think this version would be beneficial for it.

    1. ohh yes!! Sweet jesus…when will we have one freaking update from you NOKIA that does not further degrade this model?

  2. hello i am from Afghanistan and i think nokia dont have firmware updates for my country what should i do? please help me thank u

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