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New update for Asha 501 brings Whatsapp support, Camera & social usability improvements and more..

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The much-awaited software update for Asha 501 is now rolling out. It of course brings Whatsapp support for both single-sim / dual-sim versions. There are many usability improvements as well like camera access with a single swipe. In case you haven’t got the update notification yet, please go to settings —–> Phone update on your Asha 501 and switch off and on the toggle. It should prompt you for updating your phone then.

Have a look at the changelog below and you can also watch a walk-through video after the break.

  • WhatsApp support added – after updating the software, tap the WhatsApp icon in the main menu to download the latest version of WhatsApp.
  • Over 5000 other apps available from Nokia Store, including Line, WeChat & Nimbuzz.
  • Usability improvements, such as single-swipe access to camera, single-touch share to Facebook and ability to track Facebook comments and likes right from your Fastlane screen.
  • Privacy improvements – delete items directly from Fastlane and control which apps you want to see on Fastlane.
  • Microsoft Exchange active sync support for office emails.
  • General improvements for phone stability and performance, alarm tone volume, Wi-Fi connectivity, video streaming, Chinese text input, and more.

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Via: Nokia

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