Microsoft’s Lumia 950 & Lumia 950 XL get new firmware update with fixes and improvements

The Lumia 950 duo get a February firmware update to bring fixes and improvements on GPS and call audio quality.

Windows 10 Mobile running on a Lumia 950 in the Microsoft Store NYC

On February 3rd, Microsoft is releasing a brand new firmware update for its Lumia 950 XL and dual-sim Lumia 950 smartphones running Windows 10 Mobile. The new firmware is described as version 01078.00038.16025.X, but it’s only a minor update to fix and improve elements of the handsets.

The new changes have been announced at the Microsoft forums, where a support engineer explains that the firmware update will only be available on the select phone models, region or network service provider.

The company says that at this time the update is only available on selected open market variants, but more phones will gradually be getting the new firmware in the coming days.

Lumia firmware version 01078.00038.16025.X changelog

  • Stability fixes.
  • Improvements for GPS reliability.
  • Improvements for call audio quality.

As always, the update will download and install automatically on the Lumia 950 XL and dual-sim Lumia 950 handsets. However, you can always check for updates manually by tapping Settings > Update & security > Phone update > Check for updates.

If you’re a Windows Insider, remember that you can now install new firmware updates on your Windows 10 Mobile phone using these instructions.

Source Microsoft via Windows Central

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