Gallery: Microsoft Band Firmware Update - Android vs Windows Phone

 

Yesterday Microsoft released a firmware update to their Microsoft Band that bumped the device to version 10.2.2823.0. This update included general fixes and improvements - Microsoft speak for a simple maintenance update.

Firmware updates for Microsoft Band are delivered to the device through the Microsoft Health app that can be downloaded to Windows Phone, Android and iOS devices.

I thought it would be interesting to show you how that process differs between an Android device (my LG G4) and Rod's Windows Phone (HTC M8).

These screenshots show that the experience actually does not differ much at all between Android and Windows Phone for the Microsoft Health App. I think this is a goal of Microsoft's as they stretch their products and services cross platform.

There are some apps between platforms that offer significantly different experiences and functionality, I mention some of that in this article, and it is an area we are planning to take closer look at.

If you have any questions about the upgrade process just let us know.

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