How to Reinstall Software (Firmware) of Nokia X2

Nokia X2 is one sweet surprise from Nokia directly dedicated to the fans who wanted Android device manufactured by Nokia. Although priced lower as compared to other manufacturers, the phone doesn’t compromise at the built quality and gives a tough competition to the entry level smartphones flooded by Chinese manufacturers. Now, as with every electronic, things do go wrong sometimes and sadly if some software issue happens with the Nokia X2 you need to reinstall the full factory software or firmware. So here’s a simple tutorial for the Nokia X2 users who want to re-install their phone’s software.

Follow the tutorial at your own risk. If any thing happens to your device we are not responsible for it. Before flashing your phone, don;t forget to take backup of your important data as the flashing process will wipe everything.

Steps to: Reinstall Software of Nokia X2

  1. Download and Install Nokia Software Recovery Tool from here.
  2. Run Nokia Software Recovery Tool.
  3. Connect your Nokia X2 to your PC.  Make sure it has enough battery left. Then Click InstallReinstall Software On Nokia X2
  4. The program will then download update files from the Nokia Servers and prepare them for installation to the phone. (For Nokia X2 the file size is about 900mb.)
  5. Once the Download is finished, the Files will be Flashed onto the phone. DO NOT disconnect your phone from your PC during this step. If you disconnect your device at this time then your phone won’t boot up. So be careful.
  6. If the update is successfully finished, the phone will restart.

That’s it! Were you able to re-install software successfully or faced a problem? Let us know in the comments section below 😀

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25 Responses to How to Reinstall Software (Firmware) of Nokia X2

  1. Ahmad Abdulqader January 24, 2016 at 5:08 pm #

    Once I connect my nokia x2 device into computer and opining nokia software recovery tool it says something went wrong and in type and IMEI and product code section noting shown

    Please help.

    • Saif January 24, 2016 at 6:07 pm #

      Are you using custom ROM?
      For the device to get detected by Recovery Tool you should be on Stock ROM.

      • Ahmad Abdulqader January 24, 2016 at 6:43 pm #

        No i’m not using custom ROM i’m using Stock ROM 2.1.0.13

        • Haroon July 11, 2016 at 5:47 pm #

          i cant install that rom

          • Saif July 11, 2016 at 8:34 pm #

            what error are you getting ?

  2. mabroor March 13, 2016 at 3:45 pm #

    thanks, maybe someday i need this tutorial

  3. Thomson March 28, 2016 at 5:46 am #

    Thanks for this tutorial

    • Saif March 28, 2016 at 8:27 pm #

      Welcome. 🙂

  4. vinay May 2, 2016 at 11:58 am #

    the nokia x2 ds rm-1013 mobile in software recovery tool shows somthing went to wrong…how to fix the problem..please tell me..

  5. Arif khan May 9, 2016 at 11:15 pm #

    if I can do this I will give you a thank

  6. Rakib June 10, 2016 at 11:19 am #

    I am use Nokia X2 Dual Sim.I am Mistakenly Install Nokia XL Custom Rom in My Nokia X2 Dual Sim.Then Show ”Something Went Wrong-Please Contact Nokia Care Or Service Provider.And Sim Network Always Offline Show.Then i flashed my phone with Nokia Care Suit and Nokia Software Recovery Tools but Not Working. Can Not Get My Sim .Now Can I Fix This Problem?

  7. Romeo July 29, 2016 at 1:10 am #

    My phone failed to use whatsapp, what should i do to get it on my phone. Waiting to hear from you. Thanks

    • Narender Singh July 29, 2016 at 10:30 am #

      What happens when you try to use WhatsApp?

  8. Ritesh Baghel August 3, 2016 at 2:20 pm #

    I have deleted system folder accidently on my nokia x2 and my phone suddenly switched off .
    When I connect Nokia x2 to The charger it shows only felling battry clip .
    CAN I REINSTALL THE FRIMWARE OF NOKIA X2.Will reinstall firmware correct my nokia device x2.

    WILL THIS process HELP?

    • Narender Singh August 3, 2016 at 3:02 pm #

      Yes. You should simply reinstall the firmware and the device should be back to life 🙂

  9. roxi September 17, 2016 at 3:14 am #

    someone please help. i have had my nokia x2-00 dual sim RM 1013 since 2014. of late its closing apps once i open them. from contacts, camera, gallery, music, even settings themselves. almost everything closes “settings has stopped” keeps on saying that. its as good as useless right now. what could be the problem and how can i fix it ?

    • Narender Singh September 18, 2016 at 7:29 am #

      You should try using the recovery tool to reset your phone. All software related issues will be solved by that 🙂

  10. Ian Powers October 16, 2016 at 5:27 pm #

    Am trying to download the Nokia Recovery Tool on my PC but it stops in the middle and displays Error . Please Help

    • Narender Singh October 17, 2016 at 7:31 pm #

      You should try using a different browser or download manager.

  11. satish das November 25, 2016 at 3:51 pm #

    I downloaded the recovery tool but its not opening unsupported file type is being shown what should i do

  12. Hamara Khana December 5, 2016 at 6:37 pm #

    link is now working to download the recover tool

  13. abrar wani December 6, 2016 at 6:36 pm #

    sorry sir mx nokia x2 ds lacks jack track what can i do now. Plx help me.

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