Poland may be the perennial butt of jokes, but one thing is certain: its citizens are sometimes the very first to get fresh releases of operating systems. When LG starting rolling out Android 5.0 Lollipop and Android 6.0 Marshmallow to its smartphones, it first did so in Poland. Today, we’re learning that T-Mobile users in Poland are the first to to receive the over-the-air upgrade to the consumer version of Windows 10 Mobile.
For now, the Windows 10 Mobile update is limited to Lumia 640 smartphones currently running Windows Phone 8.1 on T-Mobile’s wireless network. Lumia 640 customers are first seeing an update that upgrades the device firmware to version 02177.00000.15184.36002. Once that update has taken place, Windows 10 Mobile can begin beaming directly to your patiently waiting smartphone.
If you don’t see the update right away on your Lumia 640, you can hop over to Settings and select Check for Updates. If you still don’t see the Windows 10 Mobile update, don’t worry. T-Mobile says that it is sending out the update in waves, so you might just have to wait your turn to enjoy yummy Windows 10 Mobile goodness.
The next likely country to receive Windows 10 Mobile is Germany, also courtesy of T-Mobile. The company announced last week the imminent release of Windows 10 Mobile for the following legacy smartphones:
- Nokia Lumia 930
- Nokia Lumia 635
- Nokia Lumia 830
- Microsoft Lumia 535
- Microsoft Lumia 640
- Microsoft Lumia 640 XL
Microsoft originally planned to release Windows 10 Mobile to consumers in December, but ran into a few hiccups with regards to meeting that deadline. The company regrouped, stating that the the operating system would “begin rolling out early next year to select existing Windows 8 and 8.1 phones.”
If this latest news from T-Mobile is and indication, it appears that Microsoft is back on track. Now, what about the Windows 10 Mobile upgrade for Lumia users running Windows Phone 8.1 in the United States…