Nokia X Software Platform 1.2 Update Now Rolling Out For Nokia X, X+ and Nokia XL

Finally the first-generation of Nokia X series smartphone owners have to cheer about, Microsoft has started rolling out the latest Nokia X Software Platform 1.2 Update for the Nokia X, Nokia X+ and Nokia XL handsets. The Redmond software maker launched Nokia X2 Dual-SIM, based on Nokia X Software Platform 2.0 OS, which will not be made available to the older Nokia X devices with the version 2.0 update.

Nokia X, Nokia X+, and Nokia XL are now receiving the Nokia X Software Platform 1.2 Update.The company on its official Conversations blog announced this news saying,

Starting from today, those of you with a Nokia X, Nokia X+, or Nokia XL can expect to see some brand new features and enhancements coming your way.

Key features that the 1.2 update brings are the new app switcher, which allows closing apps with a single tap, re-installed Outlook.com and OneNote apps. Updated new Nokia Store comes with better integration with third-party stores, Home screen Spotlight scrollable widget for app discovery, call reject with a message, contact search in the dialer, automatic uploading to OneDrive, one-click downloads, and local calendar support.

The new 1.2 update for Nokia X, Nokia X+, or Nokia XL handsets also brings some general performance enhancements and usability improvements.

Nokia-X-Software-Update-1.2-OTANokia X Software Platform 1.2 Update New Features

  • Improved ease of use with the new app switcher – switch easily between open apps, or close apps with a single tap.
  • Instant access to your mail, calendar, and notes with Outlook.com and OneNote.
  • Updated Nokia Store – new design to help you find content more easily, and better integration with third-party stores.
  • New scrollable widgets, call reject with a message, contact search in the dialer, automatic uploading to OneDrive, and local calendar support.
  • General performance and usability improvements.

The Nokia Support Discussions page notes,

Today we have started rolling out a new Nokia X Software Platform 1.2 update. This is a major/global release, bringing the phone software version to v. 1.2.x.x, and will be available via OTA (Over-The-Air) for the Nokia X Dual SIM, Nokia X+ Dual and Nokia XL Dual SIM users.

Although, the new software update for aforementioned handsets would be available over-the-air (OTA) starting today. Check for updates by going to Settings > About Phone > System Updates and tapping Check Now. Using WiFi hotspots on your devices, since it is a major update, sized over 100MB.