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Windows phone update error 80072f8f after recovery

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Hi, I use a nokia lumia 520. I recently downgraded it from windows 10(developers preview) to windows 8.1(cyan). Now every time I check for updates, it gives me the error 80072f8f and wouldn't let me download any updated or languages. P.S. I live in india & date is set right. Region is India (UTC+5.30). Language id English(India). Tried checking for updates using data connection and wifi. I think the phone got messed up during the during the downgrade.


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Aug 14, 2015
Windows Phone error 80072f8f after recovery
Make it in this sequence
1?) Backup your phone (setting > Backup > settings and apps)
2?) Update your phone
3?) :))

Matt Sanderson

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Nov 28, 2015
Did you have any luck resolving this? I am having the same issue. My date, time and timezone are all correct. I also had to recover my phone after a windows 10 update got stuck in a restart loop