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Joe Belfiore, a Corporate Vice President in the Operating Systems Group at Microsoft, on Sunday revealed that the company is no longer putting its energy into building new features or hardware for the operating system.

Microsoft's Windows Phone efforts are finally over, judging by a series of tweets from Windows 10 chief Joe Belfiore. He has explained the company's struggle with rolling out new features for Windows phone and has also highlighted that launching new handsets are no longer a "focus" for the company.

Although no official statement has been issued by the company, some later affirmations by top Microsoft executives tell us that Windows 10 Mobile development is stopped.

Joe Belfiore also notes that Microsoft worked very hard to try and bring app developers to Windows Phone, but that it never worked out.

"Most Microsoft applications are now available and supported on other mobile operating systems", said Mr Jeronimo.

He also explained the reason why the company has made a decision to abandon the platform which doesn't really surprise us. Windows Mobile had a 0.3 percent global market share at the end of 2016, according to Gartner. The entire Windows Phone platform's popularity and user base was in decline well before this year. Compare that with Android's 64 percent share of new phone sales and 34 percent for iOS (figures that are closely matched in the United Kingdom and Australia).

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This may not come as a surprise for most, but Microsoft has officially killed off Windows Phone.

"We will support those users too", Belfiore wrote. "As an individual end-user, I switched platforms for the app/hardware diversity", said Belfiore.

In some cases, Belfiore said his team paid developers money or wrote apps for them.

The web browser allows users to share websites between their smartphone and desktop computer, the site says, as well as photos, apps and files.

"If you're a business user., you live in Office". People who opted for a Windows Phone always complained about the quality of the apps or rather the lack of it.

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