Microsoft Announces Kill Dates For Windows 8 Apps

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If you're still on an older version of Windows, Microsoft has been very clear that it wants you to move on. The only difference is that they'll only be distributed to Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile devices after the cutoff.

From 1 July 2019, the kindly Windows vendor will stop sending out app updates to the unfortunate devices, effectively killing off the platform.

Now Playing: Watch this: RIP Windows Phone: Microsoft admits Windows 10 Mobile. If you're running Windows 10 Mobile, those apps can still be updated; it's just the Windows Phone 8.1 Store that's shutting down.

From October 31, the Microsoft Store will no longer accept new app submissions for Windows Phone 8.x or earlier, or for Windows 8/8.1, though it will continue to accept updates for existing apps in the store, Microsoft said in a blogpost. The deadline for Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 comes much later on July 1, 2023.

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On one hand, we could look at it and say "there's ol" Microsoft, strangling parts of an operating system to try and encourage upgrades to happen quicker' but in truth?

Pics on Android phones will soon sync with Windows PCs, removing the need to transfer photos via email or USB. Turning off your phone displays the shutdown screen that millions of XP users are familiar with.

Microsoft has been gradually winding things down for Windows 8 and 8.1, along with Windows Phone 8, for some time.

The final step, in which the tech giant Microsoft will turn off full access to the in-app store news to those systems, will be given later.

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