Windows 10 Mobile build 14936 fixes SIM card, PIN issues and more

Ivan Jenic By: Ivan Jenic
2 minute read

Windows 10 Mobile build 14926 brought some serious SIM card and PIN pad problems that affected thousands of devices. Namely, many Windows Insiders couldn’t enter their PIN codes and use the SIM card on their devices.

These problems were so serious that they forced Microsoft to skip one build for Windows 10 Mobile Insiders, until the issue was solved. As a result, build 14931 was released to Windows 10 PCs only. That’s something we don’t see very often, because new builds are constantly released, despite various problems. But the SIM card and PIN issues was something different.

However, after skipping build 14931 for Windows 10 Mobile, Microsoft finally addressed these issues in its latest build. In the build 14936 announcement post, Dona Sarkar confirmed the issue was solved and Windows 10 Mobile Insiders can now install the new release.

Besides these hot problems, Microsoft also addressed some ‘less serious’ issues in Windows 10 Mobile build 14936. Here’s the complete list of improvements:

  • “We fixed the issue causing the pin pad to not be visible to unlock the phone even after rebooting the phone.
  • We fixed the issue where some phones lose the ability to use their SIM cards.
  • We fixed the mobile hotspot issue where it works the first time but subsequent attempts to use the feature won’t work until the phone is rebooted.
  • We fixed an issue causing some devices such as the Lumia 650 from failing to install a new build with Error 0x80188308.
  • We fixed the issue causing some build updates to fail with an 800703ed error code.
  • We fixed the issue where Action Center no longer closes if you swipe up on the empty space (area of Action Center that doesn’t show any notifications).
  • We fixed an issue where notifications were unexpectedly showing the app logo within the notification when viewed in Action Center.
  • We fixed an issue for devices that shipped with Windows Phone 8.1, such as the Lumia 930 and 1520, where if you plugged in a headset during an ongoing call, the audio would not be routed to the headset”

However, even though Microsoft said all these issues have been fixed, we’re sure new problems will eventually occur, but we’ll keep you updated on them.

Have you installed the latest Windows 10 Mobile build? Are the SIM card and PIN pad issues now solved? Let us know in the comment section below.

RELATED STORIES YOU NEED TO CHECK OUT:

For various PC problems, we recommend this tool.

This software will repair common computer errors, protect you from file loss, malware, hardware failure and optimize your PC for maximum performance. Fix PC issues now in 3 easy steps:

  1. Download this PC Repair Tool rated "Excellent" on TrustPilot.com.
  2. Click “Start Scan” to find Windows issues that could be causing PC problems.
  3. Click “Repair All” to fix all issues with Patented Technologies (requires upgrade).

Discussions

Next up

Windows 10 KB4467708, KB4464455 fix black screen and camera issues

Giles Ensor avatar. By: Giles Ensor
3 minute read

In this article, we are going to be talking about two November 2018 Patch Tuesday updates – KB4467708 and KB4464455. Both these updates are quality improvement […]

Continue Reading

Surface Pro 3 gets new security updates, install goes smoothly

Giles Ensor avatar. By: Giles Ensor
2 minute read

After recent bad news stories about updates released by Microsoft for Windows 10, that you can read here and here, it is refreshing to read (or […]

Continue Reading

Best Windows 10 antivirus software to use in 2018

Radu Tyrsina By: Radu Tyrsina
7 minute read

Update – 2018 will soon come to an end and we already have a guide on what is the best antivirus you should get in […]

Continue Reading