Friday, May 30, 2008

Windows Live for Nokia now available in more countries including India

NokiaWL Windows Live services has been made available to an additional seven countries for Nokia phone customers. The new markets being announced today are : Hungary, Iceland, India, Israel, Poland, Romania and the USA. This add to the existing list of Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Indonesia, Ireland, Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Portugal, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Sweden, Thailand, UAE, UK and Vietnam.

The service was first announced last August and was initially available in 11 different markets and on 5 different mobile S60 handsets.Later 15 more markets were added. Now with today's addition of 7 more, it makes a total of 33 countries.

In terms of handsets the following S60 handsets are compatible with Windows Live for Nokia today - the Nokia N73, N80 Internet Edition, N95, N95 8GB, N76, N81, N82, N93i, E90, E65, E61i, E51, 6120*, 5700*, 6110*

The Windows Live for Nokia service provides Hotmail, Messenger, Live Contacts and Spaces access to our customers that use the popular S60 mobile phone range.   The application is downloaded and installed on the device and once you sign in with your Live ID you have full access to your email, messenger, contacts, etc.

This will be available to the new 7 countries later today.  They can be found in the 'download' folder on the phone. For screenshots and more details please check the source.

(Source: Live with Phil.)

* Note that users with these handsets must first download a software pack at

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