Windows 10 Mobile gets its second last cumulative update

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Windows 10 Mobile Calendar app
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Windows 10 Mobile Creators Update (version 1703) has already
reached the end of mainstream support and Microsoft is also
expected to end support for the last version of the mobile OS
later this year.

According to Microsoft’s documentation, Windows 10 Mobile
version 1709 (Fall Creators Update) will reach the end of
service on December 10, 2019. After the support ends, the
company will stop servicing Windows 10 Mobile with security
fixes.

A new update for the Windows 10 Mobile has finished rolling out
and it advances the OS to Build 15254.597. The changelog states
the monthly cumulative update includes security fixes for
Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Scripting Engine, Windows
Virtualization, Windows Kernel, Windows Peripherals, Windows
Input and Composition, and Windows Fundamentals.

Microsoft should release another cumulative update for Windows
10 Mobile on December 10. Devices running any version of
Windows 10 Mobile (Consumer and Enterprise edition) will not
receive any security and quality updates after December 10.

Earlier this year, Microsoft confirmed that Windows Phone’s end
of support is nearing and the company urged users to switch to
an Android or iOS phone. In 2020, phones like Microsoft’s Lumia
950/XL, Lumia 650, Lumia 550, and HP Elite x3 will remain
outdated.

Windows 10 Mobile’s end of support plans were originally
outlined in October 2017 when the firm said its mobile platform
failed to gain significant marketshare due to app gap and other
reasons.

Microsoft has already stopped releasing new features to Windows
Phone and the platform is long-dead already, but there are
customers and developers still supporting the OS.

Last month, the independent developer confirmed
calling and cellular connectivity support for Windows 10 on ARM
for Lumia.



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