Windows Phone 7.8 users may soon no longer use Skype




Microsoft stops supporting Skype for Windows Phone 7.x. This means that users of devices with Windows Phone 7.8 will soon no longer be able to use, even if they have app on their device for years. Microsofts VoIP service

Users with a paid subscription to better cancel that writes Skype on their own blog. Users will soon be unable to log into the app with their account, making Microsoft’s own VoIP service no longer works on the previous version of their mobile operating system.

If you have a phone with Windows Phone 7.8, such as the Lumia 900 from two years ago can not update to Windows Phone 8; because Microsoft changed the kernel of Windows CE to the regular Windows kernel, it is impossible to provide, according to Microsoft. appliances Windows Phone 8 or higher The support for Windows Phone 7.8 from Microsoft will also stop in September, there will then no longer updates with new features.

On other mobile operating systems, Microsoft does support Skype older versions of operating systems. Skype requires iOS 7.0 or higher, but for older operating systems older versions too. On Android requires Android 2.3 VoIP service in late 2010 or higher. It is unknown how many users are using a Windows Phone 7.8 device.

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