Sunday, March 15, 2009

Nokia N73 Firmware Change Logs

This is a list of Nokia N73 Firmware changelogs. These logs contain information of features updated and removed during each firmware release. This page displays the timeline of N73 Firmware updates.

To view your current firmware Type *#0000# on the standby screen.

Firmware Change Logs

2.0628.0.0.3 - 3.0638.0.0.1 (SB-024/22.11.06)

New features
  • Video Stabilization set ON by default
  • InfraRed Modem application added

  • Slow SMS Sending problem
  • Incall Rebooting Issue
  • Restart when 3D audio ringing tone and say callers name active (partially fixed)
  • N73, N70 setting "name display order" in Contacts doesn't work
  • Not Possible to Switch General mode after Offline without re-flashing
  • Bluetooth Search and Connection errors
  • Phone resets when connecting or disconnecting BT headset during active phone cal
  • Phone hangs or Rebooting when composing an SMS (partially fixed)
  • Phone hang when taking picture (partially fixed)
  • Camera Freezes when zooming (partially fixed)

3.0638.0.0.1 - 3.0649.0.01 (SB-042/22.01.07)

  • Call waiting: Very quiet call waiting tone.
  • Headset: Headset hissing noise.
  • Tuneplayer: Unhandled aborts.

  • Security: RSA signing vulnerability.
  • OSS browser: OSS browser will not release memory after browsing several pages even after History turned off.

  • UI: BT UI stops responding after pressing right softkey twice fast.

  • Establishment: "Call Not Allowed" displayed when attempting to make a call.
  • Video call: "App closed: Video call" is showing after the alerting video call is interrupted.

  • Stability: Camera freezes after taking picture.
  • Video Recorder: Video does not shut down when slide closed.
  • Video Recorder: Recorded video suffers from visible mains flicker.
  • Video Recorder: Video recording saving sometimes fails

  • Voice dialing: name is mirrored when the contact is in Hebrew.

  • Answer Phone: When the handset is reading the Answer Phone Spools it does not display the correct value in the MMI. (Orange)

  • Icon List: Wrong toolbar icons in gallery when started with video as last taken item.
  • Review: Review key does not open media gallery.
  • Zoom: Cannot zoom more than 50% in Gallery.

Free memory: Gallery crashes when exiting from free memory.

Images: First thumbnail not shown when inserting image into MMS.

Device Management: 405 is returned for REPLACE command. (CMCC)

Operator Apps
  • Homezone: Device recognizes HomeZone's in wrong way, when there is less that four zones activated. (O2-DE)
  • Homezone: HomeZone cache's FF FF FF FF entries are not handled as an empty entry. (O2-DE)
  • Homezone: ReadViagHomeZoneCache method returns always KErrNone even when it ́s not ready. (O2-DE)

Stability: ASIC causing reboot.

Online print: Localization issue in Hungary HuClient. (Hungary)

Silent mode: N73 failed to power off when the profile was set to “Silent”.

  • Say Callers name: Reboot happening with combination of 3D Audio, MP3, Say callers name and 3D effects.
  • Settings wizard: wrong region info in setting wizard. (Taiwan)

  • Audio: Very low volume when listening to audio through the headset (H3G).
  • Audio: Streaming audio file not played correctly. (UAE)

  • Active Idle: Bold text in active idle.
  • General Settings: Cangjie input method is not available to choose in phone general setting option. (China)
  • Network banner: Wrong name of the GSM operator 255-05. (Golden Telecom)

Visual Radio
Basic functionality: Volume cannot be muted with IHF.

Voice command
Voice tags: Problem creating new voice tag.

3.0649.0.01 - 3.0704.1.0.1 (SB-046/07.02.07)

Minor CellMo update to improve production variant creation on the line. (This change has no affect whatsoever on enhancements made to the previous SW release and consequently no regression will be experienced while utilizing 3.0704.1.0.1 SW release)

3.0704.1.0.1 - 3.0713.1.0.2 (SB-075/03.05.07)

New features
Enable startup vibra

SMS corrections
  • System does not load sms service center address (numbers) when booted upon heavy load (2)
  • SMSC is not re-read from SIM after switch on, if IMSI hasn’t changed

CellMo change
No uplink audio in MT voice call, fixed with CellMo update

3.0713.1.0.2 - 4.0726.2.01 (SB-096/18.07.07)

New features
  • FOTA (Flashing/Firmware Over The Air)
  • Bluetooth Stereo
  • A2DP Support
  • Dial-up over IR
  • Lifetimer Reset for reflashed phones
  • Vibra Boot notification
  • Configurable Flash setting function for Camera
  • Secure Formatter with TCB and All-Files capabilities
  • N Series Music Player replaces S60 Music Player
  • Online Album included

Removed features

  • Weather Deck wording alignement
  • Spurious “Out of Memory” indications
  • Icons and text in Application Shell
  • Icon in “Catalogs”
  • Folder validity updates
  • Alarm clock function, when handset is turned off
  • Active Standby Shortcut 6 function
  • Quick Office “Save” options
  • Bluetooth search “Searching for Devices”
  • Camera can not be launched if RAM is low.
  • Music player - Indicator appears on the idle state background, after saving a music track
  • Phone reboots if wrong memory card password is entered
  • Memory card details are not read correctly if the card is locked by DUV
  • Tutorial – Occasional malfunction
  • Music player starts when BT stereo headset is switched OFF
  • Unable to create FOTA Server profile
  • "System Error" occurs when trying to synchronize after restoring the backed up info.
  • "App. Closed: Device manager" is detected after exiting from New server profile view.
  • Gallery crashes or phone reboots when moving rocker after making a new album in gallery
  • Long name for messaging settings makes messaging unusable
  • Online Print improvement.
  • Streaming improvement for H3G

4.0726.2.01 - 4.0734.2.02 (SB-120/29.10.07)

New features
Support for new memory devices to be implemented end of November

BT connection to 3rd party devices dropping

4.0734.2.02 - 4.0735.3.0.2 (SB-122/30.10.07)

New features or changes
UID binding for pre-installed Java Applications (S60 3.0 and 3.1). This is a Vodafone CR. They have requested for certain applications like Google Maps to be installed automatically when the user switches on the phone for the first time.

Maps V1.2 in ROM. Maps using Bluetooth GPS devices will be supported.

Automatic Music Library Refresh. Music downloaded through the browser is refreshed in the music player automatically.

  • Unsupported video format hanging the phone
  • Issues with music download from music shop.
  • Phone showing “contact vendor ” on some networks
  • Operator names are corrected
  • Security issue related to symbian and Nokia software updater
  • Streaming issue on Tmobile network
  • Installer crash
  • USB flashing issues
  • Interoperability with non-Nokia BT GPS devices
  • SMS Freeze and SMS length issue

4.0735.3.0.2 - 4.0747.31.0.1 (SB-164/12.03.08)

New features or changes
Update Mobile Search application: Mobile search has been updated from v2.17 to v3.06. Improvements are incorporation of in-device search and removal of local search plug-in. provides local search services in the UK.

Update Online Share application. Online share has been updated to v2.0. The main improvement is that the user can now login to flickr with his yahoo id and password instead of having to create a separate login id and password for accessing his flickr account.

  • Slow search problem in Chinese language variant.
  • Phone crash and reboot issues cases.
  • Creation of mailbox with non-ASCII characters in Arabic language.
  • Maps problems in Icelandic language.
  • Memory leak issues for when voice calls are made to contacts with thumbnails.
  • Browser showing invalid characters in Google search in Chinese language.

4.0747.31.0.1 - 4.0812.4.0.1 (SB-185/21.06.08)

New features or changes
DVB-H: Support for the DVB-H BT module (SU-33W receiver). This allows DVB-H video stream to be sent via BT to the terminal and enables Mobile TV reception in the device at the rate of 25-30 fps.

Future Support for Express Mail Client: Defines UID for Freestyle Email client in N-Series devices. This will provide a superior user experience by integrating Freestyle Email and offering Intellisync based push email solution.

Full Support for Java Apps on Active Idle and Softkeys: This allows Java applications to be assigned to one of the Soft-keys out of the box. This is a Vodafone requirement

Maps: Baseline update to 1.2ww48 release. General error fixes.

MTV DVB-H Subscription: DVBH subscriptions can be done on Nokia terminals using WAP proxy

MTV: Updating the help content

Update of MTV to MBC 4.1 level: Incorporates feature improvements required by many new operators. Also includes error corrections required by current MTV customers.

Error correction
  • Phone crash and reboot issues
  • Phone hangs when a broken video clip is tried to be viewed
  • Exiting Maps stalls the phone
  • Problem with call not being able to be made from Maps
  • Problem with downloading a big video file
  • MTV not recovering after a lost signal
  • Viewing a received SMS with 158 section number SIM in Xinjiang province.
  • Streaming of AAC+ and eAAC+ content is not implemented correctly.
  • RealOne Player goes into an infinite loop when a corrupted RTCP packet is received
  • MTV is not brought back after a voice call ends
  • DVB-H - RO not delivered
  • DVB-H – Issues with subscription
  • DVB-H - Usage tracking crashes the phone
  • Message receiving stops even when sufficient memory is available
  • DVB-H – Picture jams totally after an hour ov viewing Isma 313
  • Memory leak issues in H264 depacketizer
  • Wrongly configured audio profile for eAAC+ radio channel results in hangs and resets
  • Distortion of Email text field
  • DVB-H – Signal scan dialog is not closed during a voice call
  • DVB-H – Switching off accessory during ESG update causes problems
  • DVB-H – No Channel is displayed after initial scan
  • MTV jams when activating speech
  • DVB-H – Stream does not recover if BT is switched off with MTV in the background
  • DVB-H – MTV Preview does not stop at 1 minute
  • DVB-H – Some Ä-letters missing from mobile TV application menus
  • DVB-H – Incoming voice call gets displayed as video call while watching mobile TV
  • DVB-H – Programs can be subscribed even the whole channel has been subscribed before
  • DVB-H – Streaming is not resumed after having MT/MO voice or video calls.
  • DVB-H – Subscribtion retrieval does not work after factory reset
  • DVB-H – Content of SMS trigged by interactive service is missing in BCAST ESG
  • DVB-H – Missing MTV help files for French, Italian and Croatian
  • DVB-H – MBS3.3 (BCAST) Forward compatibility problem
  • DVB-H – Enabling of SIM Lock feature
  • DSP Changes to Support N73 Dual Feed Antenna

4.0812.4.0.1 - 4.0839.42.0.1 (25.09.2008)

New features
  • Improved performance of the MTV, DVB-H and the connection with the SU-33W
  • Improvements according to the operator feedback from key DVB-H markets

  • Support for US languages for the MTV applications
  • MOSH-link to Browser bookmarks added
  • CS-help corrections