Zune sync updating

However, Zune Software must still be used for Windows Phone 7 desktop sync, and is still available to download from the Windows Phone website for all Windows Phone 7 devices.

In November 2015 Microsoft retired the Zune music download and streaming service.

The Windows Phone App succeeded Zune Software as the desktop sync service for Windows Phone 8, as part of Microsoft's discontinuation of the Zune brand.Resetting the device to its factory settings should solve most problems, and this is the last measure Microsoft recommends before sending your device to them for repair. Press and hold the "Back" and "Play/Pause" buttons while also pressing the center of the Zune pad.Alternately, 30GB Zune owners should hold down "Back" while also pressing the center and left side of the Zune pad.If you need to reinstall the firmware to your Zune, you can do so with the Zune software for your computer.With the Zune computer software, you can check for updates to firmware, as well as install and reinstall firmware to the Zune device.Check manually that the firmware has been reinstalled on your Zune by clicking on "Settings." Select "Device" and click "Device Update." This will initiate a search to see if there is firmware available that is not on the Zune.A message will appear on the screen, and you will need to click "Install" to get the firmware installed if it has not already been installed.Key among these is PC-to-device sync: Microsoft will deliver a new sync client and new PC-free functionality with this year, but many are wondering how they can sync their existing Windows Phone 7.x and Zune devices. Back in February, an internal Microsoft video describing many Windows Phone 8 features leaked, resulting in my tell-all article Windows Phone 8 Preview.In that video, Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore said that the software giant would be replacing the Zune PC software, which is currently used to sync music, podcasts, videos, photos, and/or apps and games between your PC and a Windows Phone or Zune device. Zune software is a digital media manager for your computer.Play and organize your music collection, rip and burn CDs, create playlists, sync them to your device...