When you purchase through affiliate text and image links on Seeking Tech, we may earn a commission.

Nokia XR20: How to set up emergency key, update firmware, back up data and factory reset

The XR20 is a 2021 smartphone released by Nokia.

You can check out this tutorial at Seeking Tech to see how you can set up the emergency key, update the firmware, back up your data and factory reset this device.

How to set up emergency key for Nokia XR20

In order to set up an emergency key for your Nokia XR20, you need to do the following:

1. Tap Settings.

2. Tap System.

3. Tap Gestures.

4. Tap Programmable emergency key.

5. Tap Change sound profile to set what happens when you press the emergency key briefly.

6. You can also tap Dial emergency contacts to set what happens when you press and hold the emergency key.

You may be asked to add emergency contacts. So, by pressing and holding the emergency key, the XR20 will dial the first number on your emergency contact. If there’s no answer, then it will move on to the second number you have added and so on.

How to update firmware for Nokia XR20

In order to manually updated the firmware of the Nokia XR20, you need to take the following steps:

1. First off, you need to make sure to connect your smartphone to a charger.

2. We also recommend that you use a Wi-Fi connection as the firmware update file may take up a lot of your mobile data.

3. Once you have the aforementioned prerequisites set up, tap Settings.

4. Tap System.

5. Tap Advanced.

6. Tap System update.

7. Tap Search for update.

8. Follow the on-screen instructions.

9. If you the XR20 notifies that you don’t have enough free space, then you have to delete files and/or move files to a microSD card.

You can check out this tutorial to see how you can transfer photos, documents and files from the internal storage of the XR20 to the microSD card.

10. During the update process, you won’t be able to make emergency calls or use the phone until the installation is completed.

How to back up data for Nokia XR20

In order to back up your data remotely on the Nokia XR20, you need to do the following:

1. Tap Settings.

2. Tap System.

3. Tap Backup.

4. Make sure the Back up option is enabled.

How to factory reset Nokia XR20

Factory resetting your Nokia XR20 is helpful if you want to remove all private data before selling it, recycling it, and/or giving it to another person.

A factory reset may also help fix any software-related issues you have when using this phone.

If you are interested in restoring the factory settings to your XR20, you need to take the following steps:

1. If you want to keep some or all of your personal data before factory resetting your phone, make sure you back it up.

2. Once you are ready to move on, tap Settings.

3. Tap System.

4. Tap Advanced.

5. Tap Reset options.

6. Tap Erase all data (factory reset).

7. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the factory reset.