Nokia Lumia 521 on MetroPCS receives Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Cyan

Nokia Lumia 521

The Nokia Lumia 521 for MetroPCS is now receiving the Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Cyan software update. The update comes less than a week after T-Mobile pushed out the same version for its variant of the Lumia 521.

With Windows Phone 8.1 your Lumia 521 will get access to great new features like Cortana, a personal virtual assistant built to manage your life. Cortana will allow you to set reminders by people as well as by time or location. Your device will also get several other features and enhancements including the Action Center which manages your incoming notifications along with the ability to set a background wallpaper for your Live tiles. You can learn more about Windows Phone 8.1 and the Lumia Cyan enhancements using the following links:

Here's all you need to know about Windows Phone 8.1
Here's all you need to know about Nokia's Lumia Cyan
When will my device receive Windows Phone 8.1

The update will be pushed out OTA to handsets running Windows Phone 8.0, and users are advised to have their battery fully charged and their devices connected to Wi-Fi before downloading the update. You can also manually check for the update on your device by heading to Settings > Phone Update > Check for Updates.

Check out the new features on Windows Phone 8.1 in the following video demo.

Those who are running the Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview may have already been updated to Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1, which includes features like Live Tile folders and more.

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