Nokia E72 updated to version 81

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Firmware updates are currently rolling out to the venerable Nokia E72, bringing it up to version 81. As usual, there is little information about what the 1.3MB update actually contains, but it is safe to say there will be bug fixes and various optimisations. Web has been upgraded too, to version Only one of the resident E72's in the All About Symbian office has received the update, so your mileage may vary to when the update is available to you too. Read on for more details.

To find out whether you can get the update over the air (OTA) to your device, just dial in *#0000# from your homescreen. Then select "Check for updates" from the Options menu. The OTA update is made to preserve all your apps and data, but as ever, we encourage caution. So make sure your data is backed up before performing this operation.


After the update, the core application version numbers stood at:

  • Web:
  • Email: 3.21.0 (Note that this application has received independent updates too, and so version numbers may vary)
  • Quickoffice: 6.2.217

Has the update arrived in your part of the world? Did you notice any other performance tweaks? Let us know in the comments!