Later windows phone recovery tool update is available for download for all windows phone user. As a matter of sincerity, this update is mandatory for all windows phone users. The usefulness of windows phone recovery tool include the ability to resolve brick windows phone issue, to factory reset windows phone and resolve most issues pertaining to windows phone including windows phone not responding.
The newest Windows phones recovery tool is the version 2.1.2. Even though that the update of the newest version is minor, yet it worth updating to the current Windows phone recovery tool and try to connect your windows phone to your computer as to whether this is any current update for your device including update on your apps. Checkout Microsoft page for more information about this.