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Windows Phone 7 and 8.0 devices will no longer receive push notifications

21 February 2018, 03:29 | Gerardo Harmon

Windows 7, 8 phone users will no longer receive push notifications. Here is why?

Windows Phone 7.5, 8.0: Microsoft just killed push notification services

Microsoft has announced that it is ending the push notification service on Windows Phone 7 and Windows Phone 8 starting February 20th, 2018.

The company hasn't let go of mobile entirely, focusing on new categories of devices, such as Windows 10 on Arm for always-connected LTE laptops, while it has been developing iOS and Android apps to enhance the experience of using a smartphone with a Windows 10 PC.

It's no secret by now that Microsoft's smartphone ambitions are basically over, with its current Windows 10 Mobile operating system barely on life support.

The phone will no longer receive notifications.

The "Find my phone" feature will no longer locate your phone.

Your phone will no longer receive notifications.

Microsoft's Joe Belfiore holds up Windows Phones at the Microsoft Build 2014 event.

Windows Phone is practically dead and you might know that since Microsoft chose to stop supporting the platform and focus on other ventures.

Notification services would continue to work on Windows Phone 8.1 "at this time", Microsoft added, while all functionality will continue to be regular for Windows 10 Mobile.

It's worth noting that this decision makes the handsets totally useless, even the Android phones with Gingerbread has no such limitations. It is reported that the two Microsoft Windows Phone versions have now reached their end of support dates.

While on the other hand, the company's representatives have already confirmed that the platform will be no longer getting any features.

The senior editor of Windows Central, Zac Bowden tweeted that the final mobile device will arrive "sooner than soon" or " ahead of schedule".

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