Updated APN database entry for SoftBank network for Windows 8.1 and Windows 8

This article describes an update for the SoftBank Mobile Corp network in Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8, and Windows RT. Before you apply this update, you should be aware that this update has a prerequisite.

About this update

This update adds a new entry in the APN database for the SoftBank Mobile Corp network so that users can connect to the network without manually entering connection settings.

Note The Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 APN database contains information that is provided by mobile operators to enable Windows to automatically connect to the operators' mobile broadband networks. For more information, see APN database.

How to obtain this update

Important If you install a language pack after you install this update, you must reinstall this update. Therefore, we recommend that you install any language packs that you need before you install this update. For more information, see Add language packs to Windows.


Method 1: Windows Update

This update is provided as an optional update on Windows Update. For more information about how to run Windows Update, see How to get an update through Windows Update.

Method 2: Microsoft Download Center

The following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

Operating systemUpdate
All supported x86-based versions of Windows 8.1Download Download the package now.
All supported x64-based versions of Windows 8.1 Download Download the package now.
All supported x86-based versions of Windows 8Download Download the package now.
All supported x64-based versions of Windows 8Download Download the package now.
Note The update for Windows RT 8.1 or Windows RT can be obtained only from Windows Update.

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
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Update detail information

Prerequisites

To install this update, you must have April 2014, update rollup for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 (2919355) installed in Windows 8.1.

There is no prerequisite for Windows 8 to install this update.

Registry information

To apply this update, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

Restart requirement

You may have to restart the computer after you apply this update.

Update replacement information

This update does not replace a previously released update.
File information

Additional file information

Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

References

See the terminology that Microsoft uses to describe software updates.

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Article ID: 3070071 - Last Review: Aug 21, 2015 - Revision: 1

Windows 8.1 Enterprise, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8, Windows RT

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