The Nokia E71, E66 & E63 Receive New Firmware v400.21.013

30. November 2009 at 11:20

The Nokia E71, E66 and E63 have all received a new firmware update taking them to V400.21.013. Neither devices support FOTA (Firmware-over-the-air) therefore to get this new firmware you will need to plug yourself into a PC and use either NSU (Nokia Software Updater) or the Ovi Suite. Remember neither handset supports UDP (User Data Preservation) either so make sure you do a full backup before updating your device. Provisional changelog after the jump.

The changelog has not yet been officially released but heres a quick overview of the new update:

New Functionalities:

  • Gimlet v9.5 (v9.5.3.72)
  • Quick Office 5.3
  • Ovi Store 1.5 (v1.5.2)
  • Ovi Contacts – Pre-installed
  • Mail for Exchange 2.9.176

Changes and Improvements:

  • Email Setup Wizard update
  • WLAN Corrections
  • Internet Radio v1.16 – Increased functionality
  • Camera functionality improvement
  • Incoming call hang issue fixed
  • Turkish SMS character input improvement
  • Many functionality and Stability improvements in MfE
  • Support for Russian and Ukranian keymats
  • Phone activation Baseline updated
  • Yahoo account hack fixed

General:

  • Stability and functionality improvements
  • Email and WLAN functionality improvements
  • Increased robustness in handling SMS and incoming calls
  • Memory leak fixes and crashes
  • Email and WLAN functionality improvements

Call Handling:

  • Fix for Incoming call hang issue and fast call crash
  • Fix for making emergency call when the phone is locked

Calender and Clock:

  • Minor Functionality improvements
  • Time display correction when the phone is locked

Connectivity:

  • WLAN functionality Improvements and fixes for crashes
  • Improvement in WLAN authentication
  • mVPN authentication improvements and general functionality improvement

Contacts and Phonebook:

  • Functionality improvements for search functionality

Email:

  • Email setup wizard updated
  • Fix for Yahoo account hack while setting up Gmail account through Nokia Email
  • Fix for mails getting duplicated after restoring backup
  • Mail for Exchange upgraded from 2.9.158 to 2.9.176
  • Many functionality and stability improvements in MfE
  • Robustness and functionality improvements in email items

Internet Radio:

  • Improved functionality
  • Increased application stability

Qwerty Keyboard (E71 Only):

  • Usability improvements
  • Keyboard mapping corrections for Russian and Ukranian keymat

Messaging:

  • Improvement in Turkish SMS characters input
  • Fix for delivery report for SMS with more than 22 characters
  • Increased robustness in handling SMS

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