How to Use Nokia's Software Recovery Tool on a Lumia 1520

If you want to update your Nokia phone to the latest software or want to recover your start clean after an issue, you can use the Nokia Software Recovery Tool.

in this tutorial, will detial the process of recovering or resetting your phone with the help of Nokia's Software Recovery Tool. This process should work on every Windows OS based phone. Here’s how to Use Nokia Software Recovery Tool on a Lumia 1520:

First, we prepare. Make sure the following conditions are met:
■A Windows PC with Internet/Wi-Fi connection switched on
■Microsoft Windows 7 or later
■USB cable
■At least 4 GB free storage space on your hard drive.
■At least 70-80% charge on your phone battery
■Back up of your important data, as this will erase all of the data of your phone


1. Download the Nokia Software Recovery Tool on your computer.
2. Install it on your computer.

3. Launch the Nokia Software Recovery Tool on your PC

4. Connect the phone to the computer with the USB cable.
5. A prompt may come on your phone, you should select the 'Nokia Suite or Modem' USB mode
6. Then you will be asked to install the latest ROM for your phone. Click on ‘Install’.

7. After that the tool will download and set up the latest version of software for your phone.
8. Wait till the tool download and install the ROM on your phone. The time for this process will depend on the speed of your internet connection. In the meantime, you will not be able to use your phone.
9. If your phone is not starting or seems to freeze, select the “My phone does not start up or respond” option.