Microsoft is finally done with Windows Phone, it's now officially dead

Microsoft is finally done with Windows Phone, it's now officially dead

Belfiore has clarified that their company's focus will not be on building new features instead they will just be enhancing the security updates and bug fires. However, the company will continue to support the platform for bug fixes and security updates. However, he says that new features and hardware aren't the company's current focus.

That if anything should be a sign that it's time to call it a day and move on from Windows phones.

So, Windows Phone users, what are you thoughts on this?

'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. He further states that he has shifted the platform for better usability and asked the users to make a call on which to use.

The USP of Windows 10 Mobile was that users could run the same "universal apps" on PCs and handsets, but the concept did not prove successful.

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The Windows Phone 7 operating system was launched when Android wasn't the universally accepted operating system that we know today. On top of that, the lack of app diversity also caused many third-party phone makers to shy away from Windows Mobile, which meant there weren't a lot of options when it came to buying quality Windows Mobile hardware, either.

In the early days of mobile operating systems, Microsoft threw their hat into the ring with Windows Mobile, Windows Phone, and more recently Windows 10 Mobile.

Microsoft has been developing their own software for Android and iOS for quite a while since Windows phones weren't working for them.

"After Satya Nadella took over [as chief executive], that clearly became the strategy - and after that happened what incentive was there to buy a Windows-powered phone?" On the other hand, iOS and Android were providing the users with this benefit. The executive boils it down to one main reason: the difficulty of getting developers to write apps.

In another Twitter conversation, Joe Belfiore said " We have tried very hard to persuade app developers.

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