Microsoft to end support for Windows 10 Mobile in 2019

Microsoft is splitting Cortana from search in Windows 10

The company first unveiled its Microsoft 365 bundle which included Windows 10 and Office for businesses and the education sector back in 2017. The major cause for its failure can be attributed to the lack of quality apps. Lumia 640 and 640 XL phones, however, were only supported through version 1703 and will see support ended on June 11, 2019, we're told. This comes from Microsoft itself on a new FAQ page surrounding the end-of-life of Windows 10 Mobile. Today, Microsoft announced that Windows Phone, now referred to as Windows 10 Mobile, will no longer be receiving security updates from 10 December 2019.

Microsoft's Team Xbox has a query for those of you running Windows 10: How can they make it better?

Technology has evolved along with the needs and expectations of your customers and partners who have already adopted Android or iOS platforms and devices.

Additionally, Microsoft recommends Windows 10 Mobile users switch to iOS or Android devices.

Windows 10 was released as the successor to Windows 8.1 in July 2015. The company further said that the the app support may continue till or even after the EOL for the operating system, but that decision lies with the app developer, including Microsoft. Maintaining a separate mobile device that has a fraction of adoption rate as compared to rivals makes little business sense.

Thus the apps would be supported by their provider the way it was meant to be and has nothing to do with this announcement in particular.

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While the Cortana AI has been around for several years, and Microsoft has the deep pockets to hone its skills, she has lacked an ecosystem of physical devices that could have helped to raise her profile.

"Of course we'll continue to support the platform. bug fixes, security updates, etc".

What should Windows Mobile users do on such a situation?

Calling that update the Windows 10 October 2018 Update has nearly become amusing at this point. If you're wondering about 1803 and 1809, these builds never made it to Windows Phones. Select Back up now.

Despite stopping development of new features and hardware in 2017, the company has continued pushing out security and software updates. Because of that, Microsoft halted the roll out and instead relegated the October update to its Insider Program only, delivering incremental portions and new versions of the update, to its fast and slow rings.

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