Windows 10: How to roll back from Windows 10 Preview to Windows Phone 8.1 Mobile


  1. Posts : 20,809
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       11 Apr 2015 #1

    How to roll back from Windows 10 Preview to Windows Phone 8.1


    Yesterday, Microsoft released a new update to the Windows 10 Preview for phone and you've probably realized that it is far from being finished. While you had fun checking out the Preview, you may want to go back to a more stable build. If you want to roll back to Windows Phone 8.1, Microsoft has made it really simple. You'll need a computer, your phone, a USB cable, and the Windows Phone Recovery Tool.

    Watch our step-by-step instructions on video.


    Read more: How to roll back from Windows 10 Preview to Windows Phone 8.1 | Windows Central

    See tutorial here: Windows Phone Recovery Tool - Recover from Windows 10 for Phones - Windows 10 Forums
    Last edited by Brink; 22 Apr 2015 at 17:30.
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  2.    12 Apr 2015 #2

    thanks for the post
    it is a little buggy so far
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  3. Posts : 14,956
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 14393, Windows 10 Insider Fast Ring, Windows 8.1 Update, Ubuntu
       12 Apr 2015 #3

    One thing about that blog I find unforgivably unprofessional and he should be fired is step 5:

    There's a disclaimer that suggests to backup your phone. Tap continue at the bottom.
    Telling people to skip the backup is so totally wrong.
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  4.    14 Apr 2015 #4

    maybe the preview was unprofessional....on my phone the Lumia 520 the phone and camera were the only thing that worked after the preview was loaded. But I knew the risks, luckily the 520 is only about $40.
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