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Microsoft ends push notifications for Windows 7, 8 Phones from today

Microsoft has spared device running Windows 8.1 and 10 mobile

IANS  |  San Francisco 


has announced that it is ending support for all push notifications for 7.5 and 8.0 devices starting from Tuesday.

"7.5 and Windows Phone 8.0 have reached their end of support dates and thus services for these versions of Windows will be discontinued over time," the company wrote in a blog late Monday.

Once the support ends, device running on these versions of the Windows would no longer receive notifications and additional live tile updates as well as the "Find my phone" feature would no longer locate a users

has spared device running Windows 8.1 and 10 mobile.

"Notification services will continue to function for Windows Phone 8.1 at this time and newer phones running Windows 10 Mobile are still fully supported," the company added.

Last year in July, ended all support to Windows Phone 8.1 and millions of devices running on this


First Published: Tue, February 20 2018. 13:43 IST