Recently, Microsoft announced that the Windows 10 free upgrade program will end on July 29. After the deadline, Windows users have to pay $119 to get the software on their laptops/desktops. Speaking of mobile devices, Microsoft has started rolling out the Windows 10 Mobile Cumulative Update for May.
Upon downloading and installing the update, devices should show the following software version: 10.0.10586.318. The tech giant suggests Windows 10 Mobile users to check for the firmware update by navigating to Settings -> Update & security -> Phone update -> Check for updates.
The change log published by Microsoft shows the following fixes and improvements:
- The Windows 10 Mobile Cumulative Update brings in improvements specific to device reliability, performance and stability.
- A fix for the unprecedented “battery drain problem,” experienced when the Windows 10 handset’s display is off, has been added.
- The “update system” has also gone through some changes to prevent Windows handsets from getting the following errors 0x800f081f and 0x80070570, when trying to get the firmware update.
- A fix has been added to stop the Windows handset from showing incomplete set of app tiles on the Start screen, after going through the initial setup wizard.
- Changes have also been made to improve the reliability of USB Type C connections.
- Digital personal assistant Cortana has been improved in this cumulative update. The problems pertaining to music playback and issues surrounding Quiet Hours have been fixed.
- Upon visiting certain websites using Microsoft Edge, some Windows phones either hang or restart. This issue has been fixed in this update.
- The reliability of internet connection sharing (ICS) and tethering has been enhanced.
- In some Windows 10 handsets, recorded videos went missing while attending incoming calls. This cumulative update fixes this problem.
- The navigation bar overlay problem has been fixed.
Windows 10 Mobile users that purchased the device from carriers may have to wait a bit longer for the update to show up, GSM Arena noted.