The firmware is supposedly coming with the following changes: minor bug fixes and cosmetic enhancements, closing of the SDK security 'hack' for jailbreaking personal devices, photo quality improvements (in case the same algorithm tweaks used for N95 classic v31 are present here as well), along with more browser stability and speed improvements.Users willing to perform the upgrade should take backup and synchronization measures before proceeding with the process, as the Nokia N95 8GB does not include user data preservation, and their personal files might be lost.For example, at the time of writing this, the latest version of the firmware for T-Mobile's N95 is v14.0.001 while the vanilla version available now is v21.0.016.The product code is the code that identifies the model of the phone, the network that provided it and the region in which it was sold (in order to have the correct languages installed).
In order to upadte your phone use the Nokia Software Updater.This is as opposed to user-installed software like Google Maps, installable themes and other add-ons that you can download off the Internet and transfer over to your handset.Reasons why network operators would like to embed their own firmware in handsets include, in no particular order: This means that there is inevitably going to be a delay between the moment when the manufacturer releases a new version of the firmware that can be installed into vanilla handsets and the moment when the network operators have caught up and modified their own versions of the new firmware.Just make sure you take all the necessary precautions before starting the update process.The Nokia N95, the Nokia N82 as well as the Nokia N95 8GB, all received a new firmware and have been updated to version 35. The author of this document cannot be held responsible for damages caused to your phone in the event that the procedure fails and you're left with a "brick".This procedure worked flawlessly with the handsets I've upgraded but in no way can I guarantee that anyone else will have the same success rate. The idea behind this is to change the product code of your handset in order to obtain newer software for it. Mobile network operators are extremely protective of their revenue streams.Nokia just released the new 15.0.015 firmware for the N95 8GB.It makes the phone more stable and faster, and it adds full support for Flash Lite 3, including video, which automatically allows the use of sites such as You Tube. Some of my Nokia mates got their unit updated to 15.0.015 pero may bug pa rin daw ho like yung Multi-media key sometimes it works, sometimes not! change log: Changes/improvements made from MCU SW 11.0.026 to version 15.0.015 New Features: o Flash lite 3 Browser: o General stability improvements for browser Messaging: o Mailbox wizard correction o Improvements to email viewer Connectivity: o Bluetooth remote volume control improvements o WLAN connectivity improvements when power save enabled o Improvements to WLAN connectivity o WLAN stability improvements Telephony: o MT call improvements Others: o Improvements to maps startup and closing o Music player maturity improved o Headset stability improvements o Correction to Chinese input in search application o Improvements to power consumption (sleep activation) o Improvements to memory handling in boot up o Stability improvements to gallery o Correction to video center thumbnail creation o Improvements to applications installer o Improvements to find function in music library o Night mode improvements in Camera o Correction to FDN (SIM initialization) o Improvements to switch application o Performance improvements to e MMC access o Startup settings data updated o Default input method changed to BPMF when using Chinese language o Improvements to call history in call logs o Localization corrections mga bro ask ko nadin panu yan for example naka version 10 ka lang then update ka kunwari ng version 15 if hindi ok sa phone mo ung v.15 pwede mo paba maibalik ung dating v.10 ng phone mo? you have to download the firmware and might take a while (depends on your internet) then once downloaded it might take less than five minutes to flash the phone.