It’s been two years since Microsoft announced that Windows 10 Mobile will reach end of support on December 10, 2019, but the mobile OS may remain on life support for one more month. Indeed, as spotted by Twitter user @wenti_man (via MSPoweruser) the company has quietly updated the release notes for the latest Windows 10 Mobile build to change the end of support date to January 14, 2020.
It’s worth noting that as of this writing, both the Windows 10 Mobile End of Support FAQ and the Microsoft Lifecycle policy website still indicate December 10, 2019 as the end of support date for Windows 10 Mobile. We’ve reached out to Microsoft to see if this January 14, 2020 date is the new end of support date for the OS, and we’ll update this post if we hear anything back.
As you may know, January 14, 2020, will also mark the end of support for Windows 7, which was released 10 years ago. As the desktop OS still has millions of users across the world, Microsoft has already started selling paid Windows 7 Extended Security Updates (ESU) to businesses of all sizes.