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How to Downgrade Any Windows Phone 10 to Windows Phone 8.1 | Simple! Step by Step.

How to Downgrade Any Windows Phone 10 to Windows Phone 8.1 | Simple! Step by Step.


hey, youtube, welcome to Geeks tutorial. and
today i’m gonna show you how to go back to windows 8.1 from windows 10. ok if you watching
this video, you are really getting annoyed of windows 10, because of it’s bugs, and slow
kind of things. So.. you need to go back to the oldest version of Microsoft windows phone
8.1 or 8, manufacturer version of you device. So for that there is a tool called windows
phone recovery tool, it’s official from Microsoft. If people want to get back to the previous
OS, the tool make it possible. I will show you how to do it. First you need to click
the link below in the description, and go to my web site, www.smartphonehacker.com and then you need to search, windows phone recovery tool. “recovery too” ok, so here is
some results, and click the first one, Microsoft released the recovery tool to roll back windows
10 to windows 8.1, that the one we are looking for so just click that. Ok… then down here,
you can see a download link down link! Windows mobile recovery tool. Just click that
and download it, and it’s only 2 MB file size. and i already download it. This is the
file, windows phone recovery tool. So double click it! click to install and the ask for
administrative privileges. Ok just click yes, Ok it’s finished, it will take a couple of
minutes. i don’t know. Now click the next button, and check the license box, i accept
the terms and license agreement, just click it, Ok next, and create short cut on the desk top. Ok it’s installed, now click launch application. The application update, Oh, this is a mandatory
application update, so you need to do it, just click install, ok now click install again, ok it’s done again, then click next, click check this box, and hit next, check this box
and click install. Ok! here we go, let’s launch the application, this is the application,
now it showing the connection picture! it’s time to connect your windows phone to your
PC, Ok using this usb cable, this is a micro usb cable. i’m gonna connect it to my PC,
i mean my windows phone to the PC. Connect this end to the windows phone, and the other
end to your PC’s usb port. Ok it’s identifying. Now the lumia is connected, you can see here,
in phone section, Nokia lumia 525. it is connected. I will show you the version of this phone, a proof let’s go to system, about and you can see this is, software version windows 10.. mobile, technical preview. you can see that. software windows 10 mobile technical
preview. So let’s gonna roll back it to windows 8.1. Watch it! So just click the picture,
you can see your phones name here, main is Nokia lumia 525, if your connected a htc or
a Microsoft lumia 640 or any other phone, it will show the name here, and the picture,
then just click the picture, and it will reading phone information and it’s shows the firmware
version of my phone. Click reinstall software. then personal contact on the phone will be
erase during the installation, i recommend that you create a backup on your phone under
settings backup, install the software should take about 15 minutes, the download time of
the software package, depends on your network speed. I will show you how to backup your
phone. Now let’s go back to the recovery tool, Ok! click continue here, and now it’s showing
downloading package, it’s a 1.54 GB. Connect your, keep connect you device until it’s finish!
i suggest to you download with this a high bandwidth connection, or WiFi connection. Ok’ it’s take approximately 279 minutes, with with Downloading with my connection, it will
take about 251 minutes (to complete). Ok, let’s wait! well it is all most, 1.2 GB. It
is installing software, downloading is completed! you can see here, it is
showing a real time statues bar on the phone, and. So if you don’t know how to create back up of your contacts and settings watch this
video! click the annotation, right on the screen. come on click it now! Oops i can’t
wait more. So if you wanna watch that video, the how to backup stuff, i will given a link
below in the description, just click that up after you watched this video. yep it is
successfully installed! phone is reinstalled with the default, i mean it is 8.1 one on
my phone and we successfully roll backed from windows 10 to windows 8.1. let’s click fine
and the phone will restart. You can see the phone is restarting, it’s shows the logo of
Nokia, i mean Nokia! You can use it on any other, windows device, Nokia, Microsoft, htc
anything. You can use same tool, it is the official tool from Microsoft. Ok checkout
the link below for that tool, you can free download it! It shows the windows logo, and
it is restarted, Now i need to select a language, Ok, English India, let’s go, click next and down here click accept. Now it’s searching for WiFi, i need to connect my WiFi modem,
it is unplugged now, i connect the broad band cable to my lap top, so i need
to connect the WiFi router, just a minute, i will be back. Ok now the WiFi is connected.
You can see my WiFi name funny bear. just touch that, just select your WiFi name! and
add you WiFi network to your phone, Ok it’s asking for the password. Now you can see the
windows 8.1 is here, we are get rid of windows 10, Ok now let’s go to the, settings and conform
the version, i will show you the proof. actually i know this is windows 8.1, and i need to provide a proof, ok about phone, and you can see here. People this is windows phone 8.1,
so the mission is success, we roll back from, windows 10 to windows 8.1, it is possible
now you can do this your own, if you found my video help full, give it a thumbs up, if
you wanna watch more! Subscribe to my channel. Thank you for watching, good bye!

100 thoughts on “How to Downgrade Any Windows Phone 10 to Windows Phone 8.1 | Simple! Step by Step.”

  1. hey please help every time i click the link to download it only opens another tab and does not download please help me find the solution

  2. Your tutorial save my phone….thank you…can you make a tutorial : "how to install android apps on Windows phone 8.1"?…example :youtube…snapchat…etc

  3. While downloading the os software pack it always shows download fail after downloading 13mb. What to do?? Help plz

  4. Hi . I need your help i downloaded insider preview for my nokia 730 and once downloaded i selected insider fast once done phone restarted and then i went to settings phone update it said i have an update i tried to download the update but it keeps failings says you need to be on wifi but i am on wifi i even tried to use my 3G but still did not work. Please help.

  5. Currently I am using Windows 10.14295.1 on Lumia 730 but there are lot of problems. So I want to roll back on Windows 8.1 & tried it using Windows Recovery Tool, but it shows error. I tried this so many times , please help .

  6. when ever i reinstall the software it always says! unable to download package check your proxy settings! so hat should i do ? please help me i want to back to 8.1 on my lumia 525

  7. hey buddyy can this downgrade official build of windows 10 kindly tell me cause win10 is really annoying

  8. i update my windows phone 8.1 for window phone 10
    but i want to be back for windows 8.1
    what should i do ???

  9. user need to 1 mbps internet speed minimum & more……… for this operation … this apps not for 520 kbps internet connection user mind it 🙂

  10. when i downgrade my phone from 10 to 8 the process stops in middle and my phone stops working. any solution for this

  11. my phone is in boot loop as it is bricked. do i need to keep it connected ?? is it ok for phone to stay in bootloop for such long time

  12. thank you boss……it is really help full to me to update my phone windows 10 to windows 8.1………………………thank you once again……keep the good work …..

  13. "Error reading device info failed" can you please help me?? this message pop up i connect my phone with my laptop and select my phone……….i try hard resetting and booting my phone

  14. I tried this but it always says "there was a problem while downloading the software package. Check if proxy settings are correct"
    please walk me through this step by step because I am not so much into computers… Thanks a lot 😀

  15. My question is I alredy have win10 mobile when I bought it so does it going to be win8 ?If this work I will give u 1 sub or like 😊

  16. bro i tryed as you said in my lumia 520 but unfortunately i dont know what happenend suddenly my phones showing a message at the top saying"ERROR:CANNOT IDENTIFY ANY BOOTABLE DEVICE TOUCH ANY BUTTON TO SHUTDOWN" and if i touch any button it just switch off and again when i turned it on it repeats the same message again and again.PLEASE TELL ME ANY WAY TO SOLVE MY PHONE PROBLEM

  17. Hey.
    I could see only "Install Software" option on the initial screen of Phone Info(at 5:12min).
    How did you get the "Reinstall Software" option next time at 5:53min.

    I was literally irritated of WP10 and wanted to go back to WP8. So, when trying for a restore, I don't see the option Reinstall Software. Could you please help me how to proceed with this?

    Thanks Much!

  18. Hello. Nice review and nice work … !!! I have a lumia 640 xl which is not recognised by recovery tool. What do i do now ?? Thanx

  19. hi i am downgrade my phone to windows 8 but now i can not update to windows10
    what can i do for update to windows 10 please help me if you have a
    solution

  20. they took the fm radio from windows 10 now you need a third party fm radio apt that spys on your contacts browing etc like the KGB would do

  21. the WPRT is taking too many time to read device information. After waiting 15 mins I losing my patience, I disconnected my device. Could you please help what to do further?

  22. while reinstalling the software, almost after downoading some 2 MB, it says error, there a problem while downloading software package. please check id proxy settings are correct and try again..
    Please suggest how to proceed. I have to downgrade from windows 10 to 8.1

  23. hi, you also said in this video that we can roll back to windows phone 8 version, from windows 10, but mine is not happening. (lumia 920). when ever I use recovery tool it just rolls back to 8.1, eventhough my phone manufature version is windows phone8

  24. Hello. I am trying to downgrade my windows 10 mobile with windows xp but it is giving me error. it is saying hash tag error. setup failed. what should i do? one day in the office, it downloaded some files but i removed my device. is it the reason?

  25. hey mann make a video about how to upgrade lumia 540 to android nougat 7.0
    a bit fast ok……
    thank …..yuh………

  26. i can download windows 10 update in xolo win q900s

    i checked in settings but it is showing updated
    and it is still win. 8.1

    i can update it to windows 10
    plzz help me

    if anyone knows send me message on WhatsApp
    9624865427

  27. thankz Geeks Tutorial…Bro ,
    I Observed UR Video,
    Saw the Procedure,
    Followed Steps &
    All thnx to U …it worked & now i am bck 2 win 8.1 on MICROSOFT LUMIA 532
    So again thnx Bro …..
    only 1 ISSUE Bro…when i tried to access ur website i.e smartphone hacker i dnt knw i was unable to acces WINDOWS RECOVERY SOFTWARE…but after a long try i finally got access tomthe latest link that u have showed.
    gn …Bro….REST IN PEACE.

  28. just before downloading package during phone info it says there was a problem downloading software package check if your proxy settings are correct . what shoulld i do?

  29. I'm a Xolo Q900 user after downloading I got an instruction to restart I'm flash mode but after getting into flash mode it's not getting detect! what to do???

  30. Geeks tutorial can you plz make a video of windows phone 8.1 downgrade to 8 i tried many videos but doesn't works so plz i need help i am having trouble with windows 8.1

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