Refurbish - It will remove all user content from the memory (not SD) and restore all settings to factory ones. It'w works only on connected and not dead phones. NCS will read current software version and let you only updgrade to latest one for your specific variant code, PC.
Recovery - This options will recover dead phone or will flash different software variant designeted for other markets. Phone if is live must be powered down and not connected to NCS until massage pop up during flashing while after when you press the Start
Language package change - It let you change to other languge same way as Refurbish, NCS must establish connection first before do it.
Note to Refurbish and LPC: For device detection, user needs to manually enter code: *#*#2273#*#* on device dial-pad and enable WinUSB mode by selecting it on device’s screen. Same action is always needed after finalized flashing
To get start, first download latest NCS with support Nokia X series.
Download all ROM files and copy them into c:\ProgramData\Nokia\Packages\Products\rm-xxx\
Where xxx is:
- Nokia X - RM-980, RM-981
- Nokia X+ - RM-1053
- Nokia XL - RM-1030. RM-1042
Launch Nokia Care Suite from yur desktop and click on Product Support Tool for Store 5.0
If you doing Recovery which is most of cases, unmark Automatic product selection and set No Connection. Do not connect the phone!
Click File-> Open product-> put model name if NCS let you or write down RM version, for example 980
Then Programming-> recovery, downloaded packages will show up in the window
Click on an firmware and press Start, wait for massage windows and follow it.
I will post only links for one example, which is SWAP version. Mean is not designed to any country or network.
To download any other ROM use NDPM modified to work without login .
Dev-Host - Nokia DataPackage Manager 2013.7.5 Edited.msi - The Ultimate Free File Hosting / File Sharing Service
Rest of current variants:
059V301: RM-980 GLOBAL SWAP
059T991: RM-980 NDT APAC ID ERA
059T992: RM-980 NDT APAC ID PAR
059T993: RM-980 NDT APAC ID TRI
059T9F0: RM-980 NDT APAC MY
059T983: RM-980 NDT APAC TH
059T982: RM-980 NDT APAC VN
059T9D8: RM-980 NDT EURO PL
059T989: RM-980 NDT EURO TR
059T9G1: RM-980 NDT EURO UA
059T9G0: RM-980 NDT IMEA AE
059T9F2: RM-980 NDT IMEA EG
059T985: RM-980 NDT IMEA IN
059T9F4: RM-980 NDT IMEA KE
059T9F9: RM-980 NDT IMEA KW
059T9F5: RM-980 NDT IMEA NG
059T9F7: RM-980 NDT IMEA OM
059T986: RM-980 NDT IMEA PK
059T9F8: RM-980 NDT IMEA QA
059T9F6: RM-980 NDT IMEA SA