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Microsoft reveals Windows Phone 8.1 life-cycle, supported for 36 months

Windows Phone 8.1Microsoft has revealed life cycle for Windows Phone 8.1. The life-cycle starts on 24th of June and Microsoft will support this software version for minimum of 36 months. The support ends on 11th of July 2017.

Microsoft will make updates available for the Operating System, including security updates, for a minimum of 36 months after the lifecycle start date. These updates will be incremental, with each update built on the update that preceded it. Customers need to install each update in order to remain supported. The distribution of these incremental updates may be controlled by the mobile operator or the phone manufacturer from which you purchased your phone, and installation will require that your phone have any prior updates. Update availability will also vary by country, region, and hardware capabilities.

Windows Phone 8.1 is a major OS overhaul and you can experience it on your device by installing “developers preview” though it can affect your phone’s warranty. Click here to feel the power of Windows Phone 8.1 on one page.

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