At late Friday, Nokia announced that it has completed a fix for the data connectivity glitch that had affected numerous Lumia 900 unit released by AT&T earlier this week. Owner of Lumia 900 can either exchange for a fresh unit at the nearest AT&T retailer or visit a webpage in Nokia website dedicated to address the issue. The fix for Data Connectivity issue can be downloaded from Nokia’s web site.
If you somehow have amassed a large number of data in your Lumia 900, it’s a good idea to choose the latter. The update did surprise users a little and it came earlier than expected, the fix was originally planned for release on
Monday, April 16. Nokia advises users to download the fix through the Zune software if they decide to keep the phone. Nokia stated that the data connectivity issue was caused by problems in memory management and it isn’t a hardware defect. .
As a goodwill gesture, Nokia and AT&T agreed to offer affected users $100 rebate an since the handset is available at$99, the rebate effectively makes the phone free. Nokia said that the credit will expire on April 21. Preliminary reports showed that Nokia sold 2 million handsets from Lumia family and the company expects a sequential growth of activations every month.
The Lumia line was released initially last year, and users can get a unit at various price points. The affordable Lumia 710 made its debut in the US on January 11 and the Lumia 900 is considered as a high-end model, which hit the shelves on Sunday, April 8.