Microsoft: Skype app will stop working on Windows Phone and Windows RT in "early 2017"

2016-Aug-13 | Tags: appscompatibilitykillphone

Windows on ARMA few weeks ago, Microsoft announced that it would soon be dropping Skype support for Windows Phone 8 and 8.1 devices, along with several older versions of rival operating systems.

"By focusing our efforts on the devices and operating systems where the majority of our users are," it said, "we can concentrate our efforts on what’s most important such as call quality and new features." As far as Microsoft's mobile OS goes, that means supporting only devices running Windows 10 Mobile in the future.

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