During the BlackBerry event, Nokia decided to confirm that it will be rolling out the Windows Phone 7.8 update to Lumia owners from today.

The update will include new features such as customisable Live Tiles, allowing you to change the sizes of the titles on the start screen.

Nokia announced the update with the following message, “And now, following extensive software testing, update notifications will begin to appear for Nokia Lumia 510, 610, 710, 800 and 900 owners with an unlocked phone or operator approved software during February.”

“Starting today and rolling out over the coming weeks, a message will appear on the phone encouraging users to get the update. Simply connect your phone to your computer via Zune for PC, or the Windows Phone app for Mac”

Alongside the new live tiles, other features include Internet Sharing, Bluetooth sharing, imaging enhancements and the Contact Share, Play To and Nokia CIty Lens applications.

Whilst you waiting for the update to hit you carrier you should probably make sure you have activated notifications so you don’t miss out, go to Go to Settings > Phone Update > “Notify me when new updates are found” to do so.

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