Microsoft updating software
To update your software through Windows, follow the steps below.
Users on a corporate network or running an illegal copy of Microsoft Windows may be unable to perform Microsoft Updates.
To see what features or improvements have been added in the latest update, see Windows Phone 8 update history: Phone update screen on Windows Phone Before you download and install an update: Phone update Select the Automatically download updates if my data settings allow it -check box.
Note Updates won't download if data settings on your phone prevent it.
If you are running Microsoft Windows 98 or later, at least some updates should be available for your computer.
In most cases, automatic updates and the latest drivers are available online.
If you have already ran an update and are have a problem not documented try uninstalling the updates through the Add/Remove Programs or Programs and Features in the Control Panel.
Below are recommendations for helping to prevent problems.
When a software update is available for you to download, we'll notify you so you can download it directly to your phone over a Wi-Fi or cellular data connection.(Not all mobile operators offer Data Sense.) Note Windows Phone will let you know when new updates are available.If you check manually for an expected update and your phone appears to be up to date, it may be that it isn't available yet for your specific phone, mobile operator, or market. Check out our website to see if there's updated software for your phone model.To get the best performance from your computer, it is recommended that you make sure you have the latest drivers for the hardware devices in your computer.
Below are some reasons why you may be unable to view the Microsoft Windows Update page.
Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 Whenever you are prompted to reboot the computer, reboot the computer.