Microsoft is not afraid of changing the names of its mobile applications, and it is doing exactly that for the second time for their PC desktop recovery tool for Windows Phone devices. The application was first known as Lumia Recovery Tool, and then Microsoft changed it the first time to Windows Phone Recovery Tool. Now a new update has changed it yet again to Windows Device Recovery Tool.
According to the change log for the app, which has the new version number 3.0.1, it will now support recovering devices that run Windows Phone 8, Windows Phone 8.1 and the new Windows 10 Mobile. It also has some new in-product help pages, along with better accessibility features with the use of Microsoft Narrator and keyboard support. Finally, it has some unnamed bug fixes and improvements.
As you might expect, this is a mandatory update for the app. For those of you who have yet to download the app on your PC, you can go to Microsoft's support page to grab the program.
Read our how-to guide above (or bookmark it) if you need to know how to use this tool!