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Windows 10 Mobile build 10536 language packs and keyboards can now be downloaded

Microsoft released build 10536.1004 of the Windows 10 Mobile preview to Windows Insider testers earlier this week, but the build lacked language packs and keyboards. Now those features are available for users of that build to download.

Windows Insider head Gabriel Aul announced their availability on his Twitter account:

"Language packs and keyboards are now downloadable for Win10 Mobile 10536. Thanks for patience."

In addition, Aul said that a bug that caused the Messaging feature in Windows 10 Mobile to go missing has now been fixed as well:

"We have root caused the issue causing people to lose Messaging on Reset. Won't happen with new installs now, after service-side fix."

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Source: Gabriel Aul (Twitter)

120 Comments
  • I did this on the last build...
  • Can someone tell me is it safe enough to install windows 10 mobile for daily use?
  • No, definitely not. Wait until closer to release.
  • I disagree. I've been running as my daily driver for weeks now. Runs very well. Not perfect, but works well enough for me. First on 1520, now on 640XL.
  • I will not install until I know for sure that you can hide the on screen buttons like I can on my M8.
  • I think it is safe enough to be installed for daily use. I just installed it 2 days ago and after the install was completed i did a reset through the settings menu, so far it ok some minor glitches here and there but it's ok. Backup all your data to OneDrive or your files to the PC first before upgrading.
  • Did you do a restore after that reset? Or a completely new install?
  • New install. But be advised battery life has taken a big hit (at least for my device)
  • I did a reset on the phones that I loaded it on, not my daily driver, I still get anywere from 6-17 apps that won't insall and havethe 0x803F8001. Anyone know how to fix the application install errors?
  • I think this is the error for unsupported apps
  • So far, so good. No real isues to speak off with the latest build. Running on a 640XL   
  • If you have an extra phone its ok
  • I've being running on my 930 for about a month. No issues and use my phone daily. You must however do a reset after each release otherwise your phone is slow.
  • If you have the 1020, I don't recommend it.  There are too many issues. Notification for SMS and email still don't work after two builds.  Lumia camera app has disappeared and it's no longer in the store.  They still haven't fixed the loading issue after two months and two builds.  If I can back the Lumia camera alone I would go back to 8.1 till the phone dies.  Miscrosoft Mobile is making bad decisions that will chase people away from the platform.
  • Install Lumia Camera Beta - you might need to bing the link since it isn't listed. Notifications seems to work well here, but the lock screen icons don't show up.
  • I don't understand.. They are much worried about a 520 and leaving flagship 1020... It's OS is buggy since wp8.1 and still after one year they are not fixing it...i think they forgot that 1020 is a flagship device.
  • It seems mileage may vary, it's up to you to risk it. If you don't feel it's working for you, just roll back.
  • I have been using it from a couple of months now. There's no harm, you should give it a try. Installing it isn't a difficult task. Try it out for a day or two and if you don't like it you can always revert back to 8.1, which isn't a difficult task either.
  • You must be a Dream Theater and Porcupine Tree fan. Posted via the Windows Central App for Android
  • Haha yes. A big fan of DT, Portnoy in particular. Cheers! \m/
  • Seems to depend on your device, it is currently showing itself as one of the most buggy builds on my L820. Keyboards disappearing again... And for the most part it is as bad as 2 builds previous. Soft reset and hard reset have failed to sort. Back to 8.1 and reinstall next... But this is just my test device. I wouldn't recommend it still. After hard reset messaging app has completely gone... Even from apps menu.
  • I've been using it on my L820 no problems that you described. Try downgrading to 8.1 and back to W10M
  • Thank you! I've been looking for the opinion of someone with an 820.
  • It depends, if you have zero tolerance, then no...but if one or two unforeseen things pop up and you can manage them enough, sure.
  • I run my 630 DS daily since all this Windows Insider started lol
  • I have longed this for ages. Glad it is working again. Now, we need quite hours working without Cortana to be activated.
  • Agreed. Why should this be locked to Cortana anyway?
  • Agreed. Totally make no sense to tie Quiet Hour with Cortana
  • Just a minute, are you sure about that? Even to this day, running 10549, if you go to quiet hours settings it takes you to Cortana. If Cortana is not available, Quiet Hours settings is not available :-/
  • When Official Windows mobile 10..nnn
  • October/December
  • This allowed me to download the English (Australia) keyboard and auto-complete. It also required a reboot, cogs, and for all the apps to migrate. A nice hour long process. However, I still can't download the English (Australia) Speech language pack. It sits there trying then says "Error downloading".
  • I get the same thing
  • You have to enable the windows insider app to avoid the "Error downloading"
  • ahh great, thanks that worked! I was all about give the build up!  :)
  • May I ask a question? What is the meaning of "enable the app"? Besides installing it, what else should be done? I cannot use many of the Chinese input methods, or get suggestions from any language. In the Keyboard settings it is written "English (country)", attention required, but when I click, it never downloads anything. Thanks
  • Someone really needs to ask them are they planning to release a fix for HTC 8X and Samsung users who installed Windows 10 mobile cuz it turned their phones into reboot machines!
  • I'm running 8.1 on my L920. Should I update to 10. Any suggestions
  • Eccentricfaizan, This build are for insiders who are testing it. If you feel you can handle the bugs and live along with them, you can go ahead with the update else wait for RTM. Thought recent is smoother and less bugier. Check the known bugs before updating.
  • Yes, if, like me, you like bugs for dinner.
  • If you need to ask, no - the Insider Preview isn't for you. But if you don't mind some bugs, or if you have a second device, go ahead and try. The latest builds are ready for daily drive imo.
  • Anyone know how sideloading of apps will play out once RTM hit our phones? Will we still be able to do it or is this only available because some people are running the preview?
  • Will RTM be ready for 10/6?
  • I can't even get this latest build. Been on 0% since forever.
  • Whyyyy??!!! I rolled back to 8.1 because i was not able download new language to run cortana!!
  • Anybody knows how to get the messaging app back? Made a factory reset after getting build 10536.1004 and lost mine...
  • This link will surely help you.  http://wmpoweruser.com/psa-windows-10-mobile-build-10536-lacks-messaging...
  • Thanks a lot man... was searching the web for that QR code ;)
  • You can go the route of downloading the messaging skype preview or it looks like from the article if you do a hard reset you'll get it back, I had the same problem, I just got the skype preview, I couldn't get it straight from the store I had to find an article from wc on edge browser and click the download link there
  • Yeah... I also had a hard time finding the app... for some reason the store search is not very accurate with this kind of apps... Oh well, nobody said the life of a windows insider was easy :D
  • The Band should probably stay at $150, and they should release a more esthetic Microsoft watch. It would be even better IMO if they collaborate with a brand like Casio.
  • Hi All ... Is there a way to get rid of the 'loading' error? ... I'm still facing the same issue after downloading the latest update
  • Stable mean no need hard reset after update.
  • What about adding custom ringtones? Is there any fix??
  • That's what I'm looking for. I spent the last night going back to 8.1 and upgrading to 10536 just because of a few apps, and now I can't set custom ringtones, being manually or via Zedge..
  • it was working on 10512 on my Lumia 920, but it does not work on 10536
  • Anyone knows when official Windows 10 for mobile release
  • Is it available in the store? That should be noted in the writing.
  • Language packs are available in Settings.
  • Be sure to try the new feature when you double-tap Windows button.
  • You mean hold the Windows button?
  • So...this build...good enough as a daily driver?
  • My experince with this upgrade.  Going from WP8.1 on Lumia 640 go 10536.  Some odd issues with live tiles.  I then performed a hard reset, with no back up recovery and it works great now as a daily driver.  
  • Not quite, my 920 has ghost tapping issues and typing is a chore as your constant battling the word flow keyboard lol. Damn thing has a mind of it's own, if your a slow typer then I don't think you will be able to put up with it to be honest as it's every where in the O/S not just in particular app.
  • I have a 920 as well but have had no ghost tapping issues so far. I am sure it's unrelated to Windows 10.
  • Is it safe for downloading?
  • I'm using Lumia 1020.  There are too many issues. Notification for SMS and email still don't work after two builds.  Lumia camera app has disappeared and it's no longer in the store.  They still haven't fixed the loading issue after two  months and two builds.  If I can back the Lumia camera alone I would go back to 8.1 till the phone dies.  Miscrosoft Mobile is making bad decisions that will chase people away from the platform.  
  • Native Phonetic keboards are one of best things on Windows phone.... it make much easier to communicate in other languages! Trying to download....its hard download triggered.
  • Installed on my 1520.3 last night. Had to roll back all the way to 8.1 first using Windows Phone Tool. Took about 2.5 hours to install Win10 and get all my apps installed etc. So far so good. 
  • Please WC! Why they dont fix the problem when you add HEBREW keyboard to the phone (it started since the DENIM!!!) and it automaticlly add the ARABIC keyboard over and over everytime you restart the phone(after you did removed it)! Problem is well(its all over the forums, and i also worte them) known to MS but they do Shi* about it.  
  • What about Speech packs? They still don't appear under the "Add speech" settings, and I'm unable to use Cortana :(
  • Anyone having an issue downloading the updates? Its been 3hrs and still getting 0% of download.
  • I can't download German and Italian on my 1020... :-/
  • Try keeping your phone on a very cold object like an ice pack and it will load just fine. I have a 1520 and I have to do this every time to get updates to load. The only real issue I have is Photos Add-ins loads but when you check for downloads and updates it reappears and loads again to completion.
  • same here so annoying!!!
  • pls fix the store issue - keep downloading the photos add in again and again..and no auto apps update!!!!
  • Hate to be that guy, but for the first time, I'm really considering iOS.  As crazy as it sounds, Windows Phone is actually starting to give me the feelings I had that casued me to leave Android.  Maybe they need a year or two to get things sorted and the UI back to what made it so clean and great in the first place (honestly, Windows Phone 7 days), but as it stands, I think they're trying to slowly kill this off without actually killing it.  The "one OS" piece is nice and brilliant, and will eventually work, but it is totally destroying mobile.  I'm hoping this is another "Windows XP SP2" type deal where things turned around after that, but things just feel TERRIBLY off with Windows 10 and like they're trying way WAY too hard to imitate Android.  Imo, this will not only NOT draw Android people to the platform (because they're already invested in their OS and ecosystem, financially and familiarity-wise), but push the people who loved Windows Phone for what it was in the first place away. I also understand how important it is to get carriers, vendors, and manufacturers on your side, so if there is some piece I'm missing that is the cause of all this change then I'll eat my words.  Maybe manufacturers wanted it more LIKE the PC (where they can add their bloat and stuff, basically like Android), thus the "one OS" kinda solves that problem.  Idk, just with how slow things are going when public release is really right around the corner (if you include bug fixes and testing AFTER they call it final...) is causing me to lose hope.  I use to root Windows Phone above anything, recommend it, give the whole "Microsoft is gonna make a comeback" speeches and such..... Now I don't know.....
  • How iOS can solve all the problem you mentioned? Yes, I also don't like current UI , however it's still in gamma stage.
  • Have you ever tried an Android beta? That's what W10 is, a beta. Stick with released software if you can't bear pre-releases.
  • Has anyone checked or noticed if you can set up custom ring tones and text tones for contacts?
  • Yes, you can. I tried.
  • Yes, I could download it which didn't work initially. Everything is good so far
  • Well I reset over night so did not get those bug fixes. I had no messaging app and I had to reset and reply into windows insider to get my language packs. But they are installed.
  • When will the final version release?
  • thinking i might need to roll back again to win 8.1 ...upset with microsoft.....the store is annoying me enough!!! many apps i downloaded from win 8.1 cannot be found in the store!!! why is that? MS....please focus more on the mobile OS!!!!! please give us more regular update and fixes....seriously dont give us half-baked OS in Oct!!!!!!!please dont do that!
  • I am really liking this build.  Been up and running with all apps configured, for the past 24 hours.  No trouble at all using this as my primary phone (not "daily driver" because that sounds dumb).
  • Still can't download Chinese traditional keyboard... Somehow got it to work last build
  • Dear friend advise me shall I installed Windows 10 in my Lumia1520. Is it perfect now, if any issues wht r these
  • yes,u can if u can live with small bugs...otherwise u should wait for a month  
  • When is Windows Phone 10 mobile preview for Lumia 1520 coming..!!!. Hurry up Microsoft...!!!
  • I have L920 pls.tell me can I install windows 10 preview
  • Yes you can
  • Can someone tell me how well this runs on a T-mobile HTC One M8?
  • My lumia 925 works very good with windows phone 10
  • Its been more than 20hrs since am trying to update this latest build but its showing 0% since last nite..the fucking phone has eaten my 1gb n still didnt updated..MS u suck
  • English (Canada) speech will not download. Repeated attempts result in "Error downloading."
  • same
  • +925
  • Anyone know how to fix the 0x803F8001 error when trying to install apps?  Depending on the phone I loaded it on, I have anywhere from 6-12 apps that won't install and just sit there with an error.   I installed it on a L635, L735 and L822.  I hard reset the 635 and 735 and left the 822 alone, it seemed to install best on the 822, of course it took the longest on the 822.  Apps installed best on the 822.  On past versions, the 822 was the worst,
  • I wanna set password on lock screen!!! I feel so insecure!!!!!
  • So far the best build
  • Why it takes more than half hour and has to restart the phone to get new language and keyboard? IOS and android can change the language in a few second!
  • Still no Dvorak keyboard ...
  • how to run cortana in update 10536.10004.if region is india.plz tell
  • What about speech? I can't enable Cortana because I can't download speech packs
  • I was also missing Speech,download error. Just head over to speech settings and do a Retry on the downloads hanging. I'm downloading right now.     
  • Update: Speech language download error has disappeared, but now English US is downloading forever, so far over 12 hours and still downloading!
  • Update2: After 2 succesive soft resets, speech language update finally succeeded.
  • For some reason, I'm not able to add new words for completion when using the keyboard, is that tied to this..?
  • Still no messages app after 2 hard resets and one from old backup and one clean. Also kb download is not working neither.
  • After hard reset messaging app comes via store download. 
  • Yeah, I had to search the forums to find the store link. But messages disappeared after the very first update (without resetting). It was a grey tile which opens the store. That is why I reset in the first place.
  • Pretty good on my 640xl. Just wonder how to create ringtones on this build. Anyone?
  • Still can't download Dutch language pack 
  • Try soft reset, may be multiple times. It solved my problem with UK English.
  • I hope the official stable release is worthy of a Windows flagship purchase, it certainly looks great. Posted via the Windows Central App for Android
  • Tried soft reseting many times but Still can't download the language. ...  
  • I sure would like to roll nack to 8.1. How do I go about that??? For me on my Lumia 1320, windows mobile 10 has been a nightmare.
  • Download windows phone recovery tool on your pc,connect your phone and start recovery,
    Windows 10 mobile is good,you should try a hard reset before going back to windows 8.1
  • Problem seems to be back for me with the newest redstone build