The latest version of Windows 10 Mobile was released in October 2017.
With the next update to Windows 10, the software giant aims to improve the user experience.
Microsoft's end-of-support announcement is actually dated December 21, 2018, but it's just now getting publicized, it seems.
Some functionality for Window 10 Mobile devices will begin to fade, too.
Despite a series of acquisitions (Nokia) and tie-ups (Samsung), Windows Phones weren't as profitable for Microsoft as planned, and thus the company stopped manufacturing and focusing on them.
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According to Microsoft, its virtual assistant Cortana is no longer in direct competition with Amazon's Alexa and Google's Assistant."Cortana needs to be that skill for anybody who's a Microsoft 365 subscriber".
Nadella seems happy to avoid getting involved in the creation of more hardware devices for Cortana, saying: "And you should also be able to use it on Google Assistant".
If you somehow find yourself still using a Windows 10 mobile device, expect more disappointment.
In March, Facebook deserted Windows Phones.
The App Store may continue to work after end of support. The company kept issuing security updates for those staunch Windows 10 Mobile users for over a year, but the time has finally come even for the Windows 10 Mobile enthusiast to make the switch. Is it that one guy with the Windows Phone Forever tattoo?
'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.
Can users use Windows Mobile devices after 10th December 2019?
Interestingly, Microsoft has worked hard on cross-platform support for their leading products such as Microsoft Word and entire Office suite.