Nokia N97 gets firmware update to 11.x.021


Nokia has released a firmware update 11.x.021 for the new Nokia N97 device. In the firmware update, Nokia has made several improvements in email, imaging, USB detection, widget stability and display transitions software. Nokia N97 firmware can be updated using Nokia Software updater through computer, or you can download the firmware through phone itself. The changes that has been made to Nokia N97 through firmware update has been mentioned below.

Nokia N97 firmware update makes the following changes
  • USB detection error fix: PC does not detect N97 or USB charging connection not detected.
  • Widgets
    • Home screen online/offline widget crash fix
    • Fix for “Alphabetical and Number input are mixed in facebook until end key is pressed.
    • Widget UI improvement – New facebook widget fixes a problem of Home Screen background visible on soft-key area.
    • Browser fixes to improve widgets stability.
  • Mail for exchange related fixes
    • Partial fix for Messaging/calendar entry lost.
    • Mail for exchange calendar entry synchronization error fix.
  • UI transition error fixes (Portrait landscape transition, there is a home screen corruption.)
    • UI transition (Slowness and bad effects)
    • Slow Touch UI response
    • Picture of the device lock appears half of the screen when transitioning the UI sometimes
    • Landscape: in some cases the soft buttons on touch (right hand) show the Home Screen in background (install
  • Photos thumbnail performance and stability improvements
    • Device performance deteriorates when lots of content in the device – especially photos
    • Partial fix no display backlight illumination when unlocking lock-key – CAP Genius reported already
    • New version of Accueweather to improve the “Connection error” situation
    • Device reset when browsing with high speed packet access (for Malaysia )
    • “Browser soft key UI doesn’t work after putting Chinese character with qwerty keyboard”
    • Java fixes (TCK, Pre-install app disappearing, *#7370#*)
    • Operator fixes (CMCC, Hutchson and Telefonica, Vodafone)
    • Ovi store client now embedded in the core image