Tips to Get 'NoDo' Update on Your Windows Phone 7 Devices

Furstrated over not getting hands-on "NoDo" Windows Phone 7 update. No more! a few users have come up with the process to get the NoDo update early, and managed to install it successfully on HTC devices, Samsung Focus early.The process, is simple as changing a registry key makes the phone think it's on a different […]

Furstrated over not getting hands-on "NoDo" Windows Phone 7 update. No more! a few users have come up with the process to get the NoDo update early, and managed to install it successfully on HTC devices, Samsung Focus early.

The process, is simple as changing a registry key makes the phone think it's on a different carrier, and bypasses Microsoft's checks altogether. There're different methods for different devices, but most of them seem to do the job.

To get the update for HTC devices:

  1. Install XAP file which was prepared by CR1M1N4L, found here
  2. Run "ChevronWP7" which was added to the programs list
  3. Copy the "provxml" file to the Windows folder
  4. Run "Connection Setup"
  5. Reboot
  6. Connect to Zune
  7. The update should now appear

To get the update for Samsung Focus:

  1. Use the modified registry app provided by Rafael to change the Operator ID to "000-88"
  2. Reboot your device
  3. Connect to Zune
  4. Get the update!

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