(I do not think my first attempt attempt at posting this thread was successful for some reason; unless it needs to be moderated?>
I joined here recently as I bought a Nokia-3 last week.
Today I opened/signed-into (on my phone) my GMail account, for the first time. None of the emails in this account are unread. However, the icon for the app. has a (red ) number 4 fixed to the upper-right-hand-corner (ie. indicating that there are 4 unread emails in my inbox waiting to be opened)!?
Similiar numbers appeared on my What's App and Hotmail shortcut icon when I installed these two apps this afternoon; however one I read the new emails, the numbers disappeared. But, as I say, this is not the case for GMail.
Many thank in advance for any assistance offered.
Hello Emaz Anwar,
As far as I am aware, there is a distinction between 'update' and 'upgrade'. The former refers to a 'System Update' in which the OS, or apps, are updated to the latest 'version(s)'. Whereas the latter refers to the owner 'upgrading' their handset(s).
Your initial reply reads:
"Why don't you upgrade your phone to Android 8.0?"
This would suggest 'replacing' one's handset.
Why do my replies in my threads never seem to show? I have to keep re-posting them!
Seriously, I have no idea about that! :)
It's very frustrating because I spend half an hour replying and then my answer does not display!
Your reply came through 3 times?!
I have no idea about how my reply came through 3 times. And for the upgrade concern, I may say that you should upgrade your phone's software to Android 8.0. Getting a new OS on your phone is a software UPGRADE for your phone...
I hope you understand! :)
Sorry for the reply issues and so on... this is simply because some posts end up in our 'Waiting for approval' folder and one moderator has to approve them before they show. So next time when your post doesn't show immediately, you don't have to type it again. It will show as soon as I have approved it.
I don't really know why this is happening with some perfectly fine posts and believe me this isn't annoying just for you. But I'll work on this issue.
<3rd attempt at posting>
As far as I am aware, 'upgrade' means to replace your handset for a more recent model. Whereas 'update' means to update the software/OS.
In any event, my Android is running: '1.7.1' at present. In which case, how do I install 'v.8.0', please?
OK, great. I'll give it a go ...
After clicking ‘Check For Update’, it says: ‘Your System Is Up To Date’: Android Version 7.7.1; Security Patch Level 5 – March 5th 2018.
Its kind a akward that your phone hasn't got the Android Oreo. Android Oreo was released for Nokia 3 in the month of April. Have you contacted Nokia support about this matter? Your phone should run Android 8.0 with May Security patch. Even my phone is running Android Oreo.
OK, I will see if I can get a hold of Nokia. Though I did not really want to have to join another forum to be honest.
Thanks for your reply.
I do not see why every single message which is posted in this forum needs to be 'moderated'? For example, surely by now it is quite obvious that I am not a 'spammer'!