I just did this on my Lumia 1020 (India, developers preview enrolled) and it worked. So here is what you can do in case you have Lumia Denim available for your devices as per the official tracker but, you are not able to get it due to enrollment to developers
Some change in plans here by Microsoft or may be it was always going to happen as GDR2 has been under testing for long already. We earlier told you that watered-down version of GDR2 will anyways come to normal devices running Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1.
Our "regular sources" now tell us
Microsoft has talked about the difference between Preview for developers and Windows Insiders aka Technical Preview.
Windows 10 Technical Preview for phones gives you a sneak peek at Windows 10 for phones. If you’re interested in getting the latest software updates to Windows Phone 8.1, use Developer Preview for Windows Phone 8.1 instead.
There are many missing features on Windows 10
In wake of our reporting of Microsoft going to push Windows 10 as the next major preview for "Phone Insiders" and skipping on Windows Phone 8.1 GDR2, we now have some more info from our other sources.
It seems Microsoft is finally fast-tracking Windows 10 for Phones development and the info
An official FAQ reply from Microsoft reveals that if you have ever been on developers preview and later opted out of it or have been removed from the program, you wouldn't receive the "Lumia Denim" update or will face the error 8018830f while trying to update.
Solution suggested is enrolling back
In case Lumia Denim update is available for your device / region combination and you can check that by either going to official trackers or by following our coverage, you would get the update even if you are on developers preview. So, unlike the Lumia Cyan case last time, you
We tried hard to find what all has changed with the latest Windows Phone 8.1 update 1 aka GDR1 build 8.10.14219.341.
Only visible change we could find yet was Mobile Data toggle which can be now set in the notification center.
Alpha Cortana for France, Italy, Germany, and Spain
May be Bug
That's the real benefit of visiting NPU (pun intended), you often know what happens in future. So, we found and reported a release candidate Windows Phone 8.1 build 8.10.14219 1-2 days back and it is the Build that is rolling out to developers preview devices today.
Yes, we checked and it
Microsoft has announced over its Windows Blog that a new Windows Phone 8.1 update 1 build for dev preview enabled devices will be released later today. With latest dev preview build, Alpha Cortana comes to France, Italy, Germany & Spain.
We had reported sighting of a new Windows Phone 8.1 Build
These two screenshots are from my Lumia 1020 and you can take them as "Before" and "After" scenario. What you do in between, is to enroll out of "developers preview", if you are already enrolled. There are no changes whatsoever in any of the app versions post appearance of Lumia
Some tidbits from our sources about the Phone version of Windows 10, the first build of which we have seen appearing on WPBench.
As per the info, Microsoft may soon talk about the Windows 10 Mobile SKU, which has been earlier confirmed to be same for both Phone and Tablet.
The new Windows Phone 8.1 update 1 Build 8.10.14203.306 has arrived for developers preview devices and these are some changes that we could notice.
1) Battery Saver tile now is a real-time updated Live Tile showing battery percentage.
2) You can add Battery saver as one the quick action settings
3) You can