Nokia Software Recovery Tool for Windows

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 8.1.25
  • 3.4
  • (798)
  • Security Status

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Chantelle van Heerden
Chantelle van HeerdenUpdated 8 months ago

Free software repair app for Nokia phones

Nokia Software Recovery Tool is a free tool application that allows you to reinstall a Nokia phone’s operating system back to normal functionality. Provided by Nokia itself, this recovery program lets you solve any software errors on your Nokia phone by restoring it to its default factory settings. It’s specifically a software recovery tool and not a data recovery one, though, so you have to back up any data before using this.

The classic

Nokia is a Finnish multinational telecommunication and consumer electronics company founded in 1865. It’s well-known throughout the world as one of the top mobile phone brands—gaining Internet popularity for developing Nokia 3310, one of the most durable phone models back in 2000. While in the age of touchscreen smartphones, Nokia is no longer a huge name, the company still develops quality electronics.

As such, it should be no surprise that it provides its own tools to users so they can do their own mobile phone maintenance. Nokia Software Recovery Tool is one of these and is meant to be used on the Nokia Series 30+, the Nokia Series 40, and the Asha, Nokia Belle, and Nokia X platform phones.

Official tool

As expected from its very name, Nokia Software Recovery Tool is used for software recovery. Your Nokia phone’s operating system can malfunction in some way, and any fixes you find might suggest that you reset it to its factory settings. While factory resets are easy enough for any device, it is recommended that you follow the phone brand’s instructions for it. They will usually tell you to use their recovery tool in order to safely fix the OS.

For certain Nokia phone models, the Nokia Software Recovery Tool is what you should use. It’s easy enough to operate—just connect your phone to your computer via USB port and then follow the program’s instructions to do the reset. You can’t forget to back up your files, however, as Nokia Software Recovery Tool doesn’t do it for you and factory resets will permanently erase all of your data.

Simple but handy

Nokia Software Recovery Tool is easy to use and doesn’t require any advanced knowledge with repairing mobile phones. However, it’s a bit disappointing to see that this is its only feature and function. It could stand to benefit from a few more options for dealing with malfunctioning systems, after all. Nevertheless, since this is Nokia’s official recovery tool, this is a recommended app to use.


  • Easy to use
  • Compatible with various Nokia models


  • A bit slow
  • No data backup option

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Nokia Software Recovery Tool for PC

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 8.1.25
  • 3.4
  • (798)
  • Security Status

User reviews about Nokia Software Recovery Tool

  • Silverio Gomes Almeida

    by Silverio Gomes Almeida

    muito bom otimo ma ajudou muito este programa adorei ele deu certo ate demais

  • Anonymous

    by Anonymous

    wrong description.
    it doesnt recover any lost files. it just wipes the phone clean.

  • Anonymous

    by Anonymous

    nokia software recovery tool.
    in between it is stoping way tell reason nokia software recovery tool Cons: try again missing


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