The browser allows users to share websites, apps, photos and other information between phones and Windows PC. As an individual end-user, I switched platforms for the apps and hardware diversity.
‘We regret to inform you that at the end of March, the app version you’re using is no longer supported and you cannot send and receive messages.
#Windows 10 Mobile tried to attract users by letting them run the same “universal apps” on both their PCs and handsets, but the concept failed to catch on. Microsoft struggled to impress the users as they lacked many important apps. He said that Microsoft tried “very hard” to bring developers into Windows 10 Mobile, offering cash incentives or even writing apps on behalf of developers. Most rumors and reports indicated that the Surface Phone wasn’t going to come out before 2018 at the earliest and if it takes Microsoft a little longer to figure out what the company is going to do on mobile, that’s probably a good thing, because if Microsoft messes up again, the entire idea of Windows on mobile may truly die.
Moving on to the updates being made to Windows 10 Mobile… it’s official. The company recently announced that it’s releasing its Microsoft Edge web browser mobile app for iOS and Android, as well as a Microsoft Launcher for Android that’s created to integrate more closely with Windows 10 PCs.
It seems the company will focus more on multi-device and cloud-powered technologies that do not always involve Windows, writes The Verge. Except for these two-three companies, no companies thought to launch a W10 Mobile device.
There’s nothing to worry about for the existing users.
There will still be patches and bug fixes issued of course, as ongoing cybersecurity threats mean users still need to be protected. Any updates you do receive will general bug fixes and security updates.
Phones affected by the withdrawal include the Microsoft Lumia 640, 640 XL and the Lumia 535.
At the end of last month, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates revealed he is using an Android phone, although it does have “a lot of Microsoft software”.
This Windows Core OS is not an update to existing Windows 10 as suggested.