Facebook is delisting its Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram apps from Windows 10 Mobile

Written 2 weeks ago by IanDorfman

In another event in the timeline of slow and sure retirement of Windows Phone, Facebook has announced that mobile apps for all of its services are being removed from the Microsoft Store. This greatly reduces non-browser based social network availability for the now niche mobile operating system.

At this point, it isn't surprising to see third party developers like Facebook pull support for Small Windows 10 Mobile iconWindows 10 Mobile when Microsoft itself has stopped non-security development for it. In fact, December 2019 will signify the end of Microsoft's security updates too, leaving users that stick to the operating system at increased risk for malicious attacks.

The Windows Phone versions of Small Facebook iconFacebook, Small Facebook Messenger iconFacebook Messenger, Small Instagram iconInstagram, and Small WhatsApp Messenger iconWhatsApp Messenger will all be delisted from the Small Microsoft Store iconMicrosoft Store on April 30th. At this point, it is highly recommended for users to migrate to smart devices that are compatible with Small Android iconAndroid or Small iOS iconiOS.

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r/windowsphone on Reddit
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Windows Central
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