Skype for Business – The mobile application for SfB on Windows Phone/Mobile is going to be retired

If we needed another proof that Windows Mobile/Phone is dead, here it is The mobile app for Skype for Business on Windows Mobile/Phone is going to be retired by May 20, 2018. Any Windows Phone with the application installed will continue to be able to use it but no more updates will be delivered and if you need to re install the application it will not be possible.

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Windows Mobile – A new build of the Windows Mobile 10 is now available

A new build (10.0.10586.29) of Windows Mobile 10 has been released and is now available through Windows Update As part of the improvements: You will see additional improvements in upgrade experience, including devices with limited free space, map rendering on update, and RCS enabled device settings. Improved application backwards compatibility for Windows Phone 8.1 Silverlight applications. Edge performance and stability has been improved. Auto-completion has been updated to allow user…

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Windows Phone – Groups app is now available for Windows Phone

As you may already know, Microsoft has started to deploy a new feature called Groups on Exchange Online – and which will be also available with Exchange 2016. To simplify a little bit, the Groups feature is aimed to replace Site Mailbox and Distribution List by allowing end users to create a SharePoint site to share content and at the same time. To know more about this Groups feature go…

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Windows Phone 10 – No data connection

If you are running the Technical Preview of Windows Phone 10, you may face the following issue (even with the last build): you have a 4G connection BUT no data connection is possible, except with WiFi. After having reported this issue for the last 3 builds (yes, already 3 builds and always having the issue), here is a solution. Go to your phone Settings Access the Extras section (this may…

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Windows Phone – OneDrive mobile application get updated with some cool stuff

I usually do not post about mobile application updates but this is one is interesting. The OneDrive mobile application has been updated on Windows Phone to include, after integrating Office 365 OneDrive for Business, the ability to logon to OneDrive with more than one Microsoft account – yep, that’s right, we are finally able to logon to multiple OneDrive account at the same time within the app. Also, a new…

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Windows Phone – Windows Phone Recovery Tool

Following the announcement of the Windows Phone 10 Technical Preview for a subset of devices (see my previous post http://t.co/ClVYPLlvXu, Microsoft has also published a recovery tool to let you roll back to Windows Phone 8.1 if you are not happy or experience blocking issue with this preview. You can download the tool from http://download-fds.webapps.microsoft.com/supportFiles/phones/files/recovery/WindowsPhoneRecoveryToolInstaller.exe In some way, we could say this is what we had with Windows Phone 7…

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Windows Phone – Windows Phone 10 Preview is now available… but not for all

For those who want to start playing with the next version of Windows Phone; Windows Phone 10, a preview is now available. To get your phone updated with this preview, you need to have the Phone Preview app – which by the way has been updated to be called Windows Insider. By the way, for those who were already running advance release of the current Windows Phone version using the…

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Windows Phone – Updated version of OneDrive (personal)

Today, the OneDrive app for Windows Phone – the personal version – has been updated to the version Ok, I usually don’t post about such mobile apps updates – as they can be frequent, but this is one is interesting as it introduced an interesting new feature. Indeed, you can now add your OneDrive for Business space into the OneDrive (personal) mobile application If this page does not come when…

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Office 365 / Office Mobile – SharePoint site content is not updated correctly on Office Mobile

UPDATE 21/08/2014 – I have been informed that this occurs also on Office Mobile on iPhone Recently, I discovered that the SharePoint Online site content displayed on Office Mobile – running on Windows Phone 8.1, it not correctly updated, still showing deleted items or wrong items numbers (as shown below). This occurs even if you remove the site from Office Mobile and then re add it. I initially saw it…

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Windows Phone – Synchronize your Wi-Fi connection settings between Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows 8.1

Recently I discovered a pretty nice new feature in Windows Phone 8.1 Developer preview – meaning this should be available to everyone when the GA for this update will be reached in about few weeks or months. So, here is the situation: I’m running Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 Dev Preview, both using my Microsoft account (to logon on my Windows client [workgroup mode]). I was on a customer…

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Windows Phone – Project your Windows Phone screen on your PC

With the coming Windows Phone 8.1 major update – already available for the developers but you can even get it by register yoursef for free and get the Preview Developer Windows Phone app, a major and missing feature is now available; Project the Windows Phone screen on your PC. You must have the Windows Phone 8.1 update installed on your mobile device and the Windows application available here http://download.microsoft.com/download/A/2/7/A271EFFF-6C9E-4E9B-9259-0F72FDEDD153/ProjectMyScreenApp.msi After…

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Windows Phone 8 – Windows Phone Desktop Application

As you may already know, Zune is no more used to manage mobile partnership/content synchronization between the Windows Phone and the desktop. Microsoft has provided another application – which could be the new ActiveSync/Mobile Device Center client you may have meet in the old days of Pocket PC/Windows Mobile. To get the Windows Phone Desktop Application go to http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/How-to/wp8/windows-phone-app-for-desktop Then just follow the wizard to install it and connect your…

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Windows Phone – Windows Phone 7.8 update is now available

Tonight, I get a notification from my Windows Phone regarding the availability of an update. There is 3 updates available; bad thing, installation process is installing the updates one by one Don’t loose your time, the ‘Phone update’ section available through the Settings menu didn’t get it until you connect your Windows Phone to your linked computer. To get the update, connect your phone to your linked computer, launch Zune…

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