Windows 10 is already out and Microsoft has already rolled out the update for all the compatible smartphones as well. However, there are many Windows devices present that are compatible for update, still they are getting various errors while updating the devices via OTA. There are many solution available on many forum on the internet that are going to suggest you to factory reset your device or clear your internal memory. However, most of the time these solutions failed to solve the problem.
So, here we are to solve this problem and provide you an alternate solution using which you can easily upgrade windows phone manually via your PC and some software tools. But before we get on to that, here are some pre-requisites you need to keep in mind before you upgrade windows phone manually.
Pre-requisites to upgrade Windows Phone Manually
- Computer running on Windows 7 or later.
- Nokia Software recovery tool.
- You must have more than 4GB internal space free on your Nokia Lumia device.
Note: You need to backup all the data on you device as upgrading it might delete your apps, text messages, videos, photos as well as settings.
Steps to Upgrade Windows Phone Manually
Step 1: First of all you need to install Nokia Recovery tool on your PC.
Step 2: Open the Nokia recovery tool and connect your device to PC via USB cable.
Step 3: The recovery tool will show you the latest Software update available for your device.
Step 4: Make sure the software version already installed on your system and the one available is not same. If both are same, you already have the latest version installed on your Nokia smartphone.
Step 5: Click on Install and the recovery tool will begin downloading the software. Since, the software is pretty huge, it might take time to download. The time depends upon your internet speed.
And that is all. The software will install itself automatically once the latest software is downloaded. You can also restore all the data that you backed up before you started the upgrading process and all you data will be set as it was before. Please let us know your queries as well as any difficulties that you face during the process. We will be happy to solve all your problems as soon as possible. Subscribe to our blog and follow us on Facebook in order to receive regular tech updates similar to this.