Today Windows 8.1 Developer preview for Windows Phone 8 devices are available. I tried to update with my developer account, But after completion of the all steps, i am getting an error! Look the image below. It indicates an Error Code: 80070008

Windows Phone 8.1 Error Code 80070008

Can anyone help me? Thanks.


I also received that on one of my devices during the upgrade. I was able to try again a few minutes later. My wifi had cut out and the download process didn't continue.

You should have no problem attempting the upgrade again.

  • I tried many times! almost 7 times! But all time i failed with that error codes! PS: My memory is 2 GB Free! My charged was plugged in too.
    – user37560
    Apr 15 '14 at 16:51
  • Upon doing some additional research, it looks like this error can also be that the update server is too busy. It may take some patience.windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-vista/…
    – caschw
    Apr 15 '14 at 19:02

i received that error too, and i don't know what reason behind this error but i try this method and the update go smooth..

first Flash your Windows Phone to factory setting (setting-about-reset) or hard reset it (when wp turn off hold down power button + volume down) and then if the flash success you can update your phone to 8.1.

ps: your phone will update several time before getting the 8.1 update

psss: if you brick your phone when flash it, you should download stock firmware and install the stock tou your phone with NSU for Retail (you can search that on XDA)

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