Microsoft is today rolling out new cumulative updates for
Windows 10 Mobile operating system. The June 2018 patch for
Windows 10 Mobile Fall Creators Update (1709) comes with
performance improvements and general bug fixes. Today’s update
for your Windows Phone will advance it to Build 15254.489.
Build 15254.489 will appear as “June 12, 2018—KB4316692 Update
for Windows 10 Mobile” in Settings -> Update & Security
-> Windows Update.
Microsoft has also published a changelog to detail the
improvements and fixes included in June 2018 update for Windows
10 Mobile. The software giant is also including the security
updates for Edge browser, Microsoft Scripting Engine, Microsoft
Windows Search component, Windows Kernel, Device Guard, Windows
storage and file systems, and the Common Log File System
June 2018 update for Windows 10 Mobile includes quality and
performance improvements. Microsoft has also addressed an
issue where enterprise files could be saved as
personal files even though the Windows Information Protection
policy is enabled on the device.
While Microsoft is no longer interested in feature updates
for Windows 10 Mobile, the company is still supposed to update
the OS with fixes for security bugs. One of the latest sales
share data offered by Kantar revealed Windows Phones are going
extinct in some countries, fewer and fewer buyers are
interested in such devices these days.
Sooner or later, Windows Phones will disappear from the market,
but until late-2019, Microsoft will continue to support the
existing phones with security patches and bug fixes. The
platform is currently in maintenance mode and is only getting
security. In 2020, Windows phones would no longer receive
any kind of update.
While Microsoft has given up on its mobile platform, the
company believed to be working on a new foldable device
codenamed Andromeda with phone capabilities. It’s a new
type of mobile device that will run full Windows 10, and
support multiple form factors.
If the rumours are believed to be true, Microsoft could take
the wraps off the Andromeda mobile device later this year under
the Surface brand. It’s worth noting that Microsoft hasn’t
confirmed the existence of such a device, so everything could