The Microsoft Lumia Icon will receive Windows 10 at noon Thursday

by jovan1984

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Redmond, Wash. and Basking Ridge, N.J. — Thursday is the big day for Microsoft Lumia 929 (Icon) owners!

Announced not too long ago by Verizon and spotted by a reader of Windows related blogs, Big Red confirmed they will put out an over the air update for the device at noon Eastern Daylight Time Thursday.

From Verizon

Microsoft Lumia Icon Software Update

Verizon Wireless is pleased to announce a software update for your device. This software update has been tested to help optimize device performance, resolve known issues and apply the latest security patches.

Before you download:

    • Connect your device to a Wi-Fi network, or make sure it has a strong Verizon Wireless network connection.
  • Ensure your battery is fully charged before starting the software update.

Current Software Update Benefits

Verizon Wireless is pleased to announce a new software update from Microsoft for select Windows smartphones.

Windows 10 Mobile is full of new features and improvements. To learn more about Windows 10 Mobile for your smartphone please visit:http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10/getstarted-get-to-know-win-10-mobile.

To learn more about how to upgrade to Windows 10 Mobile please visit http://www.verizonwireless.com/support/windows-10-update/.

Next steps and additional links:

Please allow additional time for the apps on your device to continue to download after the software update.

To get ready for the very important update, you need to download the Windows 10 Upgrade Advisor.   The update won’t be a standard Phone Update check as it’s going through that app. After you get the official update you will need to check the Upgrade Advisor app again for another over-the-air update as the Lumia Icon should go right to build 10586.420, but it will upgrade to the May Update, 10586.318, before that.

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