Get the new software update for your Asha 501

The Asha 501 update brings WhatsApp and more to your phone.

Faster. Easier. More fun.

Download WhatsApp. See Facebook likes and comments on your Fastlane. Get even more control over your lock-screen notifications. Try the quick new way to access your camera. The software update brings all this and more to your Asha 501.

Get your WhatsApp on.

The software update brings great new features and apps to your Asha 501 – like WhatsApp. Just update your phone, download WhatsApp and get right to chatting with all your friends.

One swipe to even more of what you love.

Fastlane just got more personal. You'll be able to see your recent posts and pictures from Facebook, and watch the comments and likes roll in. Plus you're in full control: choose which updates you want to see – and delete the posts that you don't need.

Ready. Set. Smile!

There's an all-new way of taking pictures with your Asha 501. Just swipe up to open the camera, then tap anywhere to take a photo. And getting friends to join the fun is quick with one-touch sharing to Facebook.

In the office. Outside the office.

With the new software update, your Asha supports Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync, so you stay on top of your inbox even while you're out and about. And with useful new apps like My Pocket Office, you can take your work with you.


Your stuff stays your stuff.

With the update you get even more control over your lock-screen notifications. Now you can choose to just show notification icons – so your messages stay personal.


Sounds great! How do I update my phone?

The update will become available on all Nokia Asha 501 phones during November and December. It's an over-the-air update, so you'll get a message on your phone when it's ready for download.