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Microsoft Officially Stops support for Windows Phone, Advices users to Create Manual Backup



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All the Windows Phone users would be definitely disappointed after hearing that Microsoft has officially announced to stop support for Windows Phone. The company has also set a sunset date for it which was mentioned on the Microsoft official page. Many users have been raising their queries on the same at the support page and Microsoft also recommends the Windows Phone users to move to a supported Android or iOS device.

The Smartphones which are on Windows 10 Mobile version 1709 will be receiving security patches till 10th of December and Lumia 640 along with Lumia 640 XL on version 1703 will last until June 11 this year. Furthermore, the companies also advices Windows smartphone users to create a backup manually by using the built-in tool before the sunset date and after that, the tool will be phased out.

To back up their date, the user needs to go to the settings of the device and tap on Updates & Security section. Now go to the Backup option and then select More Options where you can find the Back up now. Microsoft also announced that it is not considering its voice assistant – Cortana as competition to Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa. Microsoft CEO also announced that improving its Voice Assistant and aims it to be used on Google Assistant and Alexa like how we use our apps on Android and iOS.

It also mentions that Microsoft is working with many commercial customers to make sure it is successfully migrated to a supported platform before the end of support date. Do you still use any of the Windows phones? Comment in the section below and stay tuned to PhoneRadar for more similar news and updates.



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