1. sachamo's Avatar
    I have been trying to update my Lumia 625 with the developer preview of Windows Phone 8.1 since yesterday evening and it has kept giving me an error Phone couldn't be updated try again. I have have freed up space of 2.44 gb but i still get the same issue after downloading and preparing to install i get the prompt to install and i accept all the prompts then it restarts to the spinning cogs and it starts then after a couple of minutes it just restarts the phone and brings up a message saying Phone Couldn't be updated try again by checking for updates the error number is 80070008. What should i do? I am not the only one experiencing this problem i have a friend on twitter with the same issue. The only remedy i can foresee for now is to do a factory reset then install the developer preview app then download the update and install it then reinstall all my apps a fresh. Anyone out there that can help with a better solution other than doing a factory reset?
    I would gladly appreciate the help. I am just so frustrated i have tried over 5 times and i still get the same error..
    04-15-2014 01:07 AM
  2. ven07's Avatar
    I have been trying to update my Lumia 625 with the developer preview of Windows Phone 8.1 since yesterday evening and it has kept giving me an error Phone couldn't be updated try again. I have have freed up space of 2.44 gb but i still get the same issue after downloading and preparing to install i get the prompt to install and i accept all the prompts then it restarts to the spinning cogs and it starts then after a couple of minutes it just restarts the phone and brings up a message saying Phone Couldn't be updated try again by checking for updates the error number is 80070008. What should i do? I am not the only one experiencing this problem i have a friend on twitter with the same issue. The only remedy i can foresee for now is to do a factory reset then install the developer preview app then download the update and install it then reinstall all my apps a fresh. Anyone out there that can help with a better solution other than doing a factory reset?
    I would gladly appreciate the help. I am just so frustrated i have tried over 5 times and i still get the same error..
    Are you using Wifi or cell data? Use Wifi for the update :)
    04-15-2014 01:10 AM
  3. sachamo's Avatar
    I am uisng Wifi for the update but still gives me the same error. I am just trying again now.. but will wait and see what happens.
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    04-15-2014 01:29 AM
  4. ven07's Avatar
    I am uisng Wifi for the update but still gives me the same error. I am just trying again now.. but will wait and see what happens.
    try hooking the phone up to the charger just to be sure :) plus make sure that Language and Region are set to US.. in the language section delete other languages just to be sure.. Also check if the date is the correct format
    04-15-2014 01:31 AM
  5. sachamo's Avatar
    try hooking the phone up to the charger just to be sure :) plus make sure that Language and Region are set to US.. in the language section delete other languages just to be sure.. Also check if the date is the correct format
    I have hooked it up to the charger. Date and time are correct. Langugae and region are set to Us. Other languages are deleted.
    04-15-2014 02:57 AM
  6. Xu-MIng Koh's Avatar
    same problem here. lumia 625

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    04-15-2014 07:54 AM
  7. Marcos Archer's Avatar
    i'm having that too. LUMIA 520 and i tried other WIFI's, battery full-charged too and free space also.
    04-15-2014 10:18 PM
  8. Abishek Robinson's Avatar
    Facing the same problem in Lumia 620 also.
    Steps in the process
    1) downloaded the update(around 150mb),
    2)prepares to install. takes a long time in 96%
    3) agreement page. We select install.
    4) Phone restarts and two wheels running for about 10 mins
    5) phone restarts again with nokia logo then windows phone logo.
    6) an error message stating" Phone Couldn't be updated try again by checking for updates the error number is 80070008".

    Why is it so. Any Idea?
    04-17-2014 02:36 PM
  9. raj bagri's Avatar
    Facing the same problem in Lumia 620 also.
    Steps in the process
    1) downloaded the update(around 150mb),
    2)prepares to install. takes a long time in 96%
    3) agreement page. We select install.
    4) Phone restarts and two wheels running for about 10 mins
    5) phone restarts again with nokia logo then windows phone logo.
    6) an error message stating" Phone Couldn't be updated try again by checking for updates the error number is 80070008".

    Why is it so. Any Idea?
    04-18-2014 01:14 AM
  10. raj bagri's Avatar
    I am also using lumia 620 and i have updated my phone succesfully...
    If you r facing any problem then do this
    Factory reset your phone
    And then check your phone for updates
    Be sure that you have min 1.5 gb of free space before downloading the update...
    04-18-2014 01:17 AM
  11. Abishek Robinson's Avatar
    I am also using lumia 620 and i have updated my phone succesfully...
    If you r facing any problem then do this
    Factory reset your phone
    And then check your phone for updates
    Be sure that you have min 1.5 gb of free space before downloading the update...
    did u change the time zone to US.
    04-18-2014 03:42 PM
  12. wpmojo's Avatar
    I didn't need to change my zone to US and could easily update to 8.1. It took 2 updates in total, first one to prepare my phone and then 8.1 but di not face any major issues.
    Make sure you have enough battery to survive through the update, good wifi and enough space (slightly more than 1.5 gbs) to update.
    04-20-2014 01:44 AM
  13. Abishek Robinson's Avatar
    Update couldn't be installed. error code (80070008)

    The steps i tried:

    My phone is Lumia 620 - India

    1) Changed the region to United States.

    2) Changed the time zone to US

    3) Restarted the phone.

    4) checked for Updates

    5) downloaded the updates by connecting to high speed wifi.

    6) Downloaded Successfully

    7) Prepares to install and gets struck at 96%

    8) suddenly the phone restarts and a two wheels spins for 10 mins

    9) after 10 mins the phone restarts again and boots normally

    10) with a message stating "Phone couldn't be update. Please try again later

    Whats the problem here???

    Repeated the steps several times and several days.

    Please give me a solution. Now I'm in gdr3(Black update).

    My phone is registered for developers preview.
    04-21-2014 07:33 AM

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