Microsoft will cease support for Windows 8.1 phones. In the official website of Microsoft’s, there is a mention of products reaching the end of support for 2017 which includes Windows 8.1 phones.
This is a huge setback for those users who are still using a Windows 8.1 phone, for they will no longer receive any system updates or technical support from the company any further.
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Microsoft had come up with its own OS (operating system) back in 2010 to compete with their rival counterparts like Android and iOS. Much to their dismay, they couldn’t gain a better user base or popularity for themselves. The downfall indicates the lack of developers support.
Although nothing has been mentioned about the Windows 10 phones, it is likely that the days of glory for this series would soon come to an end. The said phone hasn’t received any software update since 2016.