Truecaller CallerID app hangs up on Windows Phone

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TrueCaller Windows Phone

CallerID app TrueCaller has ended the availability of their app in the Microsoft Store and confirmed on Twitter that they are no longer supporting Windows Phone, saying:

“Due to Microsoft stopping focus on developing Windows 10 Mobile, we have also discontinued support. Sorry about that.”

In another tweet they said:

“Unfortunately, we have stopped support for Windows 10 Mobile. This is why you are experiencing this. If you still want to look up numbers, please use our number lookup on [website].”

While normally this news would simply be par for the course for Microsoft moribund phone operating system, it is notable that, according to reliable reports, Microsoft is releasing a small mobile device that will be able to make phone calls, and due to Microsoft not making any efforts to preserve their smartphone app ecosystem the device will launch into a more or less blank slate once again, something which has always been associated with failure for Microsoft.

The app can be seen but not downloaded in the Windows Store here.

[appbox windowsstore 9wzdncrfj3ml]

Via WindowsLatest, thanks Abdullah for the tip.

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