Restore your smartphone’s OS to a previous version if any errors or crashes were encountered when you upgraded it to Windows 8, 8.1 or 10
Microsoft is constantly trying to improve the speed, reliability and overall performance of all devices running their mobile operating system (called Windows Phone) and this translates in releasing regular updates or development previews of their mobile OS.
If you encountered an issue after you have upgraded your smartphone to a newer version of Windows Phone.10 Preview, you can rely on Windows Device Recovery Tool to restore it to a stable state.
Automatically install prerequisites packed in the setup file
The application can be run on all the latest Windows flavors, so if you are still using one of the oldest editions, you first need to upgrade your OS, and only afterwards run this installer.
Before getting to access the main window of the app, you first need to take the time to install the required drivers – these are packed in the setup, so no additional download is needed.
Also, .NET Framework needs to be installed onto the host PC in order to ensure the app runs smoothly.
Connect your Windows Phone-based handset
Once the initial configuration has been successfully completed, the last step that needs to be taken it so connect the smartphone to the PC via its dedicated USB cable (bluetooth or wireless connections are not available).
On the bright side of things, you’re able to connect and process more devices than smartphones, including HoloLens, and HoloLens Clicker.
If there are several devices detected by Windows Device Recovery Tool, you get to choose the one you are interested in and analyze its installed software. The software solution also displays the latest available software for your device, as offered on the official servers of Microsoft.
Restore the latest available Windows Phone flavor for your device
If you previously decided to install Windows Phone 8, 8.1 or 10, yet you discovered that your device is no longer functioning properly, Windows Device Recovery Tool can automatically downgrade it to the latest version of Windows Phone that is fully compatible with your smartphone.
It should be mentioned that this means that all your data and customizations will be erased, to restore all the default factory settings, so it is advisable to create a backup of your files before initiating the downgrading process.
- .NET FRAMEWORK 4.5.2
- USB cable to connect your phone to the computer.
- Minimum 4 GB free storage space.