There are a number of ways to install this upgrade on the phone. Here are two simple methods described step-by-step.
Nokia has released the update in more than 30 countries covering over 60 per cent of existing Symbian^3 smartphones.
Make sure you have a fast WiFi connection as a lot of data will be downloaded during the update process. Also make sure that the device is fully charged before you begin.
Method 1: Using WiFi
If your device is on then it is advised that before the upgrade you restart it. And again make sure your battery is charged. Following that, connect your device to a WiFi network.
Then press the 'Menu' key on the screen to access the main menu.
Locate and access the 'Applications' icon from the main menu.
The screen will show the contents of the Applications tab. The next thing you need to do is locate the 'SW Update' icon.
The SW Update application will allow the device to connect to the internet and search for device software upgrades.
Select the SW Update icon and the screen will display a prompt saying 'Refreshing the list of available upgrades'. This is when the device searches and builds up the list for all available updates.
Once that is done the following screen will show you the list of upgrades available for your device.
Choose the device software upgrade from the list.
After selecting the device upgrade press the 'Play' button on the bottom left of the screen.
If you see multiple options check the information of the update by hitting or selecting the 'I' key on the same menu.
Following that the device will start downloading the selected software update.
The time taken to download the update will depend completely on internet speed so it is advised that you have high speed internet connectivity, or have patience to let the device download the update slowly.
Once the download finishes the device will prompt you to install the software. Press 'Now' to continue.
The device will then warn you that it won't be available for making calls and that it will restart a couple of times during the upgrade. Press 'Accept'.
The phone will shift to upgrade mode and the screen will go blank for a couple of seconds. Following that a white screen will come up and will show the status of the update.
Method 2: Using Ovi Suite
If you want to upgrade your phone using the Ovi suite:
Connect your phone using the supplied USB cable. The Ovi suite will take some time to recognise the device and will seek suitable updates for it.
Select the device software or operating system upgrade from the list and press 'Next'. The device will restart and will continue with the update process by downloading the required software.
Once downloaded, the device will switch to the upgrade mode and will install the upgrade. Upon finishing, the device will restart and will have Anna installed on it.
The Nokia N1 was first device of the Finnish company after it sold its mobile business to Microsoft.
Post the deal with Microsoft, Nokia is restricted from using the Nokia brand name on smartphones until the last quarter of 2016 and on feature phones for 10 years.
Nokia N1 is priced at at $249 or about Rs 15,380.
It has been priced at $29 ( around Rs 1,900) and be available in select markets, starting in the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Europe in Q1 2015.
Once the transition is over Nokia store will be history.
The Nokia N1 tablet is expected to be released in the first quarter of next year in China for an estimated price of about Rs 15,380.
The update has also been released in India. Read the story to know more
The smartphone is priced very competitively as compared to other 6 inch Android phablets in India and that makes it a strong contender.
Among all the Nokia Lumia smartphones launched till date Lumia 520 was the most popular smartphone from the company particularly among first time users.
The three phones are now available for a difference of around Rs 2,000 between them.