Windows Phone Future Updates
The purpose of this list is to fully educate current and prospective owners about any features that are missing and will be added in a future update as confirmed by an official source. Hopefully this will avoid frustration and uncertainty since knowing is half the battle.
Copy & Paste (addressed in Update 2)
Custom ringtones (addressed in Update 4)
Turn-by-turn Navigation (addressed in Update 4)
Multitasking (addressed in Update 4)
Adobe Flash (doubtful)
HTML5 (addressed in Update 4)
Video Calling (addressed in Update 4)
Mass Storage Mode
Universal Search (to be addressed in Tango Build)
System Wide File Manager
Official Microsoft Request Forums
User Feature Requests
Bugs & Features
Update 7.0.7008.0(February 21st 2011)
Update 7.0.7390.0 - NoDo (March 22nd 2011)
- Improvements to the way software updates will be delivered to ensure that the process keeps working smoothly.
Update 7.0.7392.0 - Bug Fix (May 2011)
- Copy & Paste
- Faster Apps & Games
- Improved Marketplace
- WiFi Improvements
- Microsoft Outlook improvements
- Messaging Improvements
- Facebook Intergration
- Camera Improvements
- Audio Improvements
- Other Performance Improvements
Update 7.10.7720.68 - Windows Phone 7.5 (Fall 2011)
- Fix for Fraudulent third-party digital certificates
Update 7.10.8107.79 - Bug Fixes (Jan 2012)
- Custom ringtones
- Visual voicemail
- New speech commands
- Email & messaging - threads, conversationale view, linked inboxes
- People & social networking - groups, increased sharing, integrated Twitter and LinkIn, improved Me Card, history view
- App Connect
- Improved Live Tiles
- Improved Marketplace
- Improved browser search
- Local Scout
- Mall maps
- Driving directions
- Camera improvements - picture sharing & tagging, persistent camera settings, redesigned Picture Hub
- Music & videos - playlists, smart DJ, Podcasts
- Improved Office Hub
- Onenote to do list
- Improved Excel
- Redesigned Game Hub
- Networking - Wi-Fi hotspot, connect to hidden networks
- Manage phone from web
- On-screen keyboard - Fixes an issue to prevent the keyboard from disappearing during typing.
- Email - Fixes a Google mail syncing issue.
- Location - Fixes a location access issue. With this fix, the Me feature in the People Hub sends anonymous information about nearby Wi-Fi access points and cell towers to Microsoft only if you agree to allow the Check In function to access and use location information.
- Security - Revokes digital certificates from DigiCert Sdn Bhd to address an encryption issue.
- Email threads - Fixes an email issue related to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003. With this fix, when you reply to or forward a message, the original message is now included in your response.
- Voicemail - Fixes a voicemail notification display issue that occurs on some European and Asian networks under certain conditions.