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Lifecycle support policy FAQ - Windows Phone

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NOTE: This FAQ was updated on November 12, 2015 

1. What does the Windows Phone Support Lifecycle Policy cover?
2. Will I still be supported on Windows Phone 8.1, if my existing phone cannot upgrade to Windows 10 Mobile?
3. How does this policy apply to the actual phone (e.g. mobile hardware) made by other original equipment manufacturers (OEMs)?
4. What is the support lifecycle policy for subscription services and/or applications that are part of Windows Phone?

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Article ID: 18404 - Last Review: Aug 31, 2016 - Revision: 14