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Mail app removes reference to Windows 10 Mobile in Windows phone email sigs

The Windows 10 Mail app updated last week but one of the changes made in it slipped under the radar until today.

Originally noticed by MSPU, the Mail app has now swapped out the “Sent from Windows 10 Mobile” signature for the newer, and slightly ambiguous, “Sent from my Windows 10 device.”

The likely reason for this change is that Microsoft is phasing out Windows 10 Mobile Windows phones and doesn’t see the point in advertising an abandoned product in their users’ emails. Changing the signature to “Windows 10 device” essentially promotes all Windows 10 devices such as the Surface Pro, Go, Studio, etc. It’s a smart marketing movie.

Of course this change could also be hint at future Windows 10 devices such as the rumored Surface Phone (codenamed Andromeda) but there’s really no way to know for sure. The Mail app on Windows 10 computers and tablets still says its old “Sent from Mail for Windows 10” signature message so this hasn’t been a change across all devices, only on Windows 10 Mobile.

What do you think? Is this Microsoft just sweeping Windows phone under the rug or are they prepping for the launch of a new product? Speculate in the comments below and then follow us on Twitter for more Windows 10 device news.

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