1. Windows Central Question's Avatar
    I was installing developer preview 8.1 update 1....
    the package downloaded completely and the preparing to install was also 100% ...then the phone restarted... and then two wheels spinning screen came with a progress bar...which stops after a while...what to do now???? please help
    11-01-2014 09:00 AM
  2. MDK22's Avatar
    WAIT for it to FINISH

    Since this was just posted, the update takes time. It's backing up your phone, installing, restoring your phone, etc. - could take a half hour. Patience

    The progress bar will eventually jump ahead, then reboot, then start the restore ...
    11-01-2014 09:09 AM
  3. satrus08's Avatar
    Or your battery ran out while updating. Happened to a family member. Luckily the phone didn't brick. We plugged it in, the phone started and the spinning gears screen came up again. Update finished successfully after that little scare

    Advice: Always leave plugged in while updating
    11-01-2014 09:12 AM

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