ERROR: Unable to find a bootable option. press any key to shut down fix for Nokia Lumia 3


Okay guys I have another interesting fix for you guys and it involves the ERROR: Unable to find a bootable option. press any key to shut down fix for Nokia Lumia. So if you device is starting up and showing the error screen as mentioned above then follow these instructions on how to fix this error and restore your device back to working condition.

Devices this will work on?

This fix will work on Any Nokia Lumia such as the 520,530,625 and more. So if you have a Nokia Lumia regardless of the make and model this fix should work in restoring your device.

What you will be doing to your Phone?

For this tutorial you will be restoring your phone using a special recovery tool called: Windows Device Recovery Tool. This tool will erase everything on your phone that including your apps, games, texts, call history, music, and photos. So bear that in mind before proceeding. You may also want to try a hard reset on your Nokia Lumia before attempting this method that may work in some cases in fixing your phone.

ERROR: Unable to find a bootable option. press any key to shut down

Also note this tutorial can be used for restoring your Nokia Lumia for any other reasons other than the particular error discussed here.

What will you need?

You will need:

1.The affected Nokia Lumia with the error.

2.USB cable that came with the phone.

3.Reliable computer

4. Download the Windows Device Recovery Tool here.

How to fix the Unable to find a bootable option error on a Nokia Lumia?

So lets begin:

1. Download the Windows device Recovery tool from above or here and install it on your PC.

2. With the error on your Nokia Lumia press and hold volume up. While you keep holding volume up insert your USB cable to the phone which should be connected to the PC. The Windows device recovery too should be launched and the drivers to allow the phone to be detected installed.

3.Keep holding volume up till you feel a vibration. The software should detect your phone now in a special mode called UEFI mode and find the software the device needs to be restored. You can go ahead and restore, you will need an active internet connection.

4. The recovery tool will download the appropriate packages or Firmware for your device and restore the phone.

5. Finally the phone should finish setup and be restored.

Final Thoughts

I do hope you guys where able to fix the ERROR: Unable to find a bootable option. press any key to shut down issue. I would love to know what Nokia Lumia you have and whether or not you were able to fix the issues you had with this tutorial. As always please share this article and feel free to leave a comment below as always.


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