Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update breaks many phones

Madeleine Dean By: Madeleine Dean
2 minute read

Home » Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update breaks many phones

The Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update is finally available for download, but many users who have already installed it on their phones would probably advise you to think twice before you press the upgrade button.

When Microsoft announced it had begun rolling out the Anniversary Update for Windows phones, users rushed to install and test out the update. Unfortunately, they were in for an unpleasant surprise: the Windows 10 Mobile AU has broken their phones. Many users are complaining they can’t launch any apps because their terminals always bring them back to the start screen.

Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update breaks many phones

Just updated my Lumia 640 and the phone has stopped working. Any app I try to open just  brings me straight to the home screen. Can’t even make a phone call. Any answers please.

Users have also noticed their phones are running on a local account after installing the update, instead of their regular Microsoft accounts. This could probably explain why they can’t use their devices anymore. Moreover, those who have been able to get into  the Settings menu found the menus are all in code.

Fortunately, according to users, a hard reset fixes this issue. However, if you’ve encountered this problem and decided to perform the hard reset, prepare to wait for a couple of hours for the process to complete.

Have you installed the Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update on your phone? Did you encounter any issues or is everything running smoothly on your terminal? Tell us more about your experience in the comment section below.

RELATED STORIES YOU NEED TO CHECK OUT:

Discussions

Next up

How to fix Unhandled Exception error in Windows 10

Sovan Mandal avatar. By: Sovan Mandal
5 minute read

6 solutions to fix  Unhandled Exception Errors Perform clean boot Perform SFC scan Run the Hardware Troubleshooter Perform virus scan Un-install and re-installing .NET Framework […]

Continue Reading

10 Christmas gift ideas for your doting mom and dearest dad

Sovan Mandal avatar. By: Sovan Mandal
4 minute read

The yuletide season is here and shopping has already reached frenzied proportions. Also, your mom and dad are easily among the most important persons you […]

Continue Reading

What to do if you cannot load the management console

Sovan Mandal avatar. By: Sovan Mandal
2 minute read

Trying to run the Trusted Platform Module (TPM) Management console in Windows 10 can often lead to the Cannot load management console error. This again […]

Continue Reading