I updated my Lumia 1020 with Windows 8.1 and came across the error 80072f8f.

I searched solutions for this error and I opted for the hard reset.

However the native applications were uninstalled. I imagined it would be a restoration as occurs in notebooks.

But it simply deleted the native applications and has maintained Windows 8.1.

Is there a way to restore the device with native applications such as Nokia Pro Cam?

Is there a software to do that, a file image of the manufacturer to restore the phone?


  • there's lumia camera, why would you wanna use pro cam??
    – Ram Raj
    Jun 30, 2016 at 17:38
  • Second half of 2016 year is here and yet we have users how wants WP8.0 and after 8.1 and W10M. It's inetersting
    – GlacialMan
    Aug 30, 2016 at 1:31

2 Answers 2

  1. Open Store.
  2. Go to My Library.
  3. You can find all your apps there.
  4. Install the apps you want.

Download windows recovery tool on your PC. Plug your phone with USB cabel in your PC and start program. Follow instruction and you will go back to W8.0

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