Firmware update: Nokia E66 300.21.012

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Nokia has been busy lately with updates for its high-end devices. In the case of the Nokia E66, for example, they have released a new version with back number 300.21.012. This update contains many changes and Nokia has also added features that are in line with Nokia’s current range of services, such as Mail for Exchange.

In addition to the option to have the device equipped with the latest firmware at a Nokia Service Point, it is also possible to use the Nokia Software Updater home with this firmware. It is possible that the mobile has not yet been approved by the supplier for this update. If this is the case, we recommend that you contact the relevant supplier or visit a Nokia Service Point.

Before providing a device with this update, it is advisable to make a backup of the data. This is possible with the backup function in Nokia PC Suite, or by making a complete backup to the memory card in the device.

The complete changelog reads as follows:

SW change notes for major data package 300.21.012

SW improvements and corrections

Introduction
This document summarizes the main differences between Production Release 2.1 version 210.21.007 and Production Release 3.0 version 300.21.012

Purpose:
This release is a major feature release and also was intended to correct main complaints from Customers and Operators

New Features:
• Mail for Exchange 2.9
• Numonyx USB Flashing support
• Gimlet 5.2 (v 9.5.2.65)
• Turkish SMS Support
• Support for Rapido Yawe 1.15
• Myspace, Youtube and Facebook support (NA for HK and Taiwan variants)
• User experience improvements
• Increased robustness of the Home Key functionality. This helps avoid the problem of Home key not opening the menu.

Changes and Improvements:
• Improved Switch application functionality
• Internet Radio 1.14 – Increased Functionality and Stability
• VoIP upgrade – Improved functionality and stability
• Download Client 3.2 – Greater stability and improved functionality
• Email Setup Wizard Update – Supports Gimlet 5.2
• Simplified MMS Notification handling support
• Support for conference numbers longer than 24 digits
• Improvements in Browser for seamless YouTube support
• Language menu can be accessed when Chinese Language is used
• Bug fixes for the Nokia PC Internet Access Application
• Improved BT headset connectivity
• Many functionality and stability improvements in MfE.

General:
• Stability and functionality improvements
• Increased robustness in handling SMS
• Updated Time Zones
• Updated Operator names database
• Localization improvements
• Updated Startup settings
• Security Updates and vulnerability fixes
• Phone not suspending packet data connection when receiving call – Fixed.
• Many bug fixes for MyNokia feature.
• Minor audio related bugs fixed
• Updated help

browser:

• Minor stability improvements

Call Handling:
• Minor improvements in Call handling and quality

Calendar:
• Stability and Minor Functionality improvements

Connectivity:
• WLAN functionality Improvements
• Fix to prevent Wifi Certification issues when Wifi alliance moves to Win 2008 as the test server
• Fix for the one way audio problem seen in Cisco VoIP client
• Memory leak fixes

Contacts/Phonebook:
• Minor UI Improvements
• Stability and functionality improvements for search functionality

E-mail:
• Mail for Exchange upgraded from 2.7.22 to 2.9.158
• Gimlet updated to v5
• Email setup wizard updated
• Support for Exchange Server 2007 in MfE
• Many functionality and stability improvements in MfE
• Robust Synchronization of Calendar and email items.

Internet Radio:
• Improved functionality
• Increased application stability

Location/GPS:
• Increased A-GPS stability
• Better stability in location services.

Messaging:
• Usability improvements

QWERTY Keyboard:
• Usability improvements
• Keyboard mapping corrections

TEXT MESSAGE:
• Support for receiving more SMSs. Allows more than 4000 messages in inbox.

Switch Application:
• Application updates and many stability and functionality improvements

VoIP/SIP:
• Many Usability, stability and functionality improvements

Version number 300.21.012
Release status Final
Website Nokia
Download http://nds1.nokia.com/files/support/global/phones/software/NokiaSoftwareUpdaterSetup_en.exe
License type Freeware
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