Windows 10 Mobile free upgrade is finally available for download

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After we got reports that Windows 10 Mobile was  slated to release this March, we were understandably pretty excited. Better yet, those reports turned out to be true: Windows 10 Mobile has officially been released.

Windows 10 Mobile is now available for download and you can upgrade to it at any time as long as your device is eligible. We’re sure that you can’t wait to try out Windows 10 Mobile on your phone but first, there are few things that you should know before upgrading.

Windows 10 Mobile is finally here, here’s what you need to know

To upgrade to Windows 10 Mobile, make sure to download Upgrade Advisor first. After you install this app, it will check whether the Windows 10 Mobile update is available for your phone. If you need more information regarding the Windows 10 Mobile upgrade and supported devices, you can get it here.

Unfortunately, while many are excited for Windows 10 Mobile, not all devices will be able to upgrade. Microsoft made a bold statement by excluding some devices from the Windows 10 Mobile upgrade. As you might know, some of these devices used to run Windows 10 Mobile during the Insider program, so excluding them seems a bit unusual.

According to Microsoft, this upgrade will introduce a variety of new features, meaning some older devices might not be able to handle them. Microsoft stated these features could impact user performance as the main reason for its decision.

Microsoft’s ultimate goal is to deliver the best possible experience with Windows 10 Mobile, and as such certain sacrifices had to be made in order to do so. We don’t know yet how many users are affected by this decision, but they’ll unfortauntely be forced to stick to Windows 8.1.

Have you upgraded to Windows 10 Mobile yet? If you have, make sure to share your experience in the comment section below!

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