Microsoft today announced that it will be discontinuing support for its enterprise application for Windows Phone or Windows 10 Mobile. The enterprise application includes Microsoft Teams, Skype for Business and Yammer.
The company announced that it will be discontinuing support for the three enterprise applications and has requested users to move to iOS and Android if they like to enjoy the features of the enterprise application.
Microsoft Teams is a Windows 10 Mobile application while Yammer and Skype for Business are Windows 8 applications which work very well on the latest Windows 10 Mobile platform.
All the three applications are expected to stop functioning from May 20th and will no longer be available for download on Windows Phone and Windows 10 Mobile.
The company has advised users to switch to iOS and Android for Skype for Business and Microsoft Teams and use the web for Yammer. The most affected user will be the Office 365 users have only one month of time to switch to other platforms to continue using the Skype for Business or Microsoft Teams enterprise applications.
As has been the case with Microsoft, any discontinuation of a particular app service is notified via a notification which appears in the application, but in this case, the company has not provided any notifications via the app or other messages informing the customers about the discontinuation of the applications.
The company though had updated the discontinuation details on the support page which is very unlike Microsoft, which generally sends notifications to the users for the discontinuation of a particular service.
If our users are currently using any of the above mentioned three applications are advised to either switch to Android and iOS to enjoy using Skype for Business and Microsoft Teams and Web to use the Yammer services.
Do let us know if any of our users are being affected by the discontinuation of the above applications, in the comments below.