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If you are still using Windows Phone 7.x and Windows Phone 8.x devices, time to think now to switch to a new device. Microsoft, in a forum post announced that, starting 20th February 2018, they have stopped the notifications services in Windows Phone 7.5/8.0 devices.

 

That means, if you are still using those devices, you won't get any push notifications, live tile updates and you won't be able to use the Find my phone feature too.

Published by on under News | Windows Phone

Along with the announcement of 'Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16176', Microsoft officially announced that only a set of few Windows 10 Mobile devices will get the Creators Update and future insiders build.

 

If you are already in latest insider preview build on old devices, you won't get the feature update but will receive cumulative updates.

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It’s the time for hustling. The Windows Insider Chief, Dona Sarkar, in a blog post announces the availability of Windows 10 Insider Preview build 14905 for both PC and Mobile users running in fast ring. If you are one of them, check for updates.

 

This post will note down all the things that you want to know about this new build. Do note that, it’s the first insider build for mobile after the Anniversary Update released.

Published by on under News | Windows

A new Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Anniversary Update has been rolled out with build no: 10.0.14393.82, for the insiders who are currently in "Release Preview" ring. If you are in Fast ring or Slow ring, will not get this update as it is being delivered from the current branch.

 

Though it is still unclear about the changes in this build, but hopefully they are some critical bug fixes and performance improvements.

Published by on under News | Windows 10

Microsoft, in their Skype FAQ page updated that, the Skype app will continue to work on Windows Phone 8.x and Windows RT devices until early 2017. This also includes some Android, Mac and iOS devices running older version of the OS.

 

It’s because of their move towards transitioning Skype experience on cloud. Skype for other systems will not have any impact.

Published by on under News | Skype

The giant company "Microsoft" released Windows 10 last year, on 29th July 2015, offering a free upgrade from genuine Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 systems. The free upgrade offer is going to end on 29th July 2016 and will have a charge of $119 for upgrades.

 

If you didn't yet upgrade to the new operating system, just few hours left before Microsoft stops this free upgrade and apply a nominal charge. Why to pay, when you can grab it for free?

Published by on under News | Windows

Microsoft has released a cumulative update (patch) for Windows 10 preview build 14393, bumping the version to 14393.3. You can install this bits only if you are a Windows Insider in the fast ring and have installed the previous 14393 update.

 

The patch consists of minor bug fixes, improvements to stability and performances. We are expected to see few more patches before the final release of Windows 10 Anniversary Update, this August.

Published by on under News | Windows

It’s a weekend but the Microsoft Windows team is busy on releasing a new insiders preview build 14385 for fast ring users. This build is now available for both PC and Mobile devices, with a wide range of fixes that you might have waited for.

 

If you are a fast ring Windows Insider, check out for new update, try the bits and give your feedback to Microsoft. But before that, you would like to check for fixes available in this build.

Published by on under Win10Tips | Windows

Dona Sarkar, the new chief of Windows Insiders division, in a blog post announced the availability of new Windows Insiders build for both PC and Mobile devices. They numbered it as build 14383. Microsoft already started airing this build.

 

If you are a fast ring Windows Insiders, do check for updates to get the notification. But before that, you may want to check what got fixed and what not. Continue reading to know more.

Published by on under News | Win10Tips

Dona Sarkar, the new chief of Windows Insiders Program, released a new Mobile insiders build 14371 for the fast ring users. After the bug bash last week, this build focuses mainly on the bug fixes along with a new feature and some known issues.

 

Though today’s build is for Mobile insiders, but we are going to see the corresponding PC build soon. This post will cover the new changes, fixes and known issues. Continue reading to know more.

Published by on under News | Win10Tips

Microsoft released a new cumulative build 10586.420 for Windows 10 version 1511 and a separate build 10240.16942 for Windows 10 initial version. If you are using the initial version or the 1511 version of Windows 10, you will get a update notification on your device.

 

This build is available for both PC and Mobile devices. Read more to know about the changes in both PC and Mobile build.

Published by on under Windows | Windows 10

Dona Sarkar, who has recently taken care the department of Windows Insiders Program after Gabe Aul moved to a new department, in a blog post announced the availability of new insider build 14356 for fast ring users of Windows 10 Mobile.

 

This build focuses more on the fixes on the issues reported to Microsoft along with some new enhancements to Cortana. Find more to know all these changes and the known issues.

Published by on under News | WinDev

If you are using Windows 10 PC or any Mobile device, you might already know about the Quick Action buttons. In latest Windows 10 Mobile update for Windows Insiders, Microsoft added the functionality to customize the quick action panel as per your need.

 

You can now add/remove any action button or rearrange them. In this quick blog post, we will discuss about it with a set of screenshots.

Published by on under Manika-Chowdhury | Tips

Microsoft announced the availability of Windows 10 Insiders preview build 14328 for the fast ring users. The build is now available via the Windows Update/Phone Update for both PC and Mobile devices. Only a few set of phone devices listed by Microsoft will get this build.

 

There are a lot of new features/enhancements available in this build along with fixes. As it’s a developer preview build, it also has some known issues. Continue reading to know more about it.

Published by on under Manika-Chowdhury | News

Microsoft released Windows 10 Mobile build 14327 to the Windows Insiders available in the fast ring. With this build, they introduced some changes/improvements for the insiders to test and provide feedback. Among those, one is the messaging app.

 

Now you will be able to easily delete the messages from the messaging app, just like what you are doing in Windows 10 PC build. Continue to read more about it.

Published by on under Manika-Chowdhury | Windows

Microsoft has announced the availability of Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 14322 for fast ring Windows Insiders. This build is directly from the development branch and will be available only to a list of devices which are capable to receive this.

 

This build consists of new enhancements, bug fixes but also has some known issues, as it is a developer preview version. Continue reading to know more about it.

Published by on under News | Windows

Along with Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview build 14283, Microsoft also released a new update for Outlook Mail and Calendar app, having some new improvements. Among those, one cool new enhancement is the ability to turn ON/OFF the message preview in the message pane.

 

Though it is by default set to ON, but in case you want to hide it or make it visible in future, this small post will help you to configure the same, step-by-step. Continue reading.

Published by on under Outlook | Tips

Gabe Aul, the Corporate Vice President of Microsoft Engineering Systems team, announced the availability of Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview build: 14283 for the fast ring Windows Insiders. Though this build is now limited to few devices, but will later expand to other devices.

 

This build focuses some new improvements and fixes. As it is an insider build, it also has some known issues. Continue reading the post to know what has been changed, along with the issues currently present.

Published by on under News | WinDev

Microsoft started rolling out a configuration update to Windows 10 Mobile users who are in fast ring. This might be a step towards rolling out the Redstone update to the Windows 10 Mobile users. If you are already in the fast ring, you might have already got the notifications.

 

Windows Insiders chief, Gabriel Aul, in a tweet announced the availability of this update which will prepare your device for the next big update and improve all over the upgrade experience.

Published by on under News | Windows

“Linked Inbox” feature is now available again in Outlook Mail for Windows 10 Mobile. After a new build pushed recently, Microsoft pulled the same and replaced with an older version of the Outlook Mail due to some issues. The issue was causing the app to crash and close.

 

Good news is that, the app is again available in store with linked inbox feature, which will enable you to merge multiple mail boxes into one inbox. Continue reading to know about it.

Published by on under Windows | Windows 10

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