Twitter’s mobile and web apps stop functioning completely for Windows Phone 8.1 users

June 9, 2018

Having trouble using the Twitter app for Windows Phone 8.1? It’s not you, it’s them.

Earlier this year, Twitter announced that it would be stopping support for its Windows 10 Mobile (for those < Creators Update) and Windows Phone 8.1 apps on June 1, and true to its word, it has done so.

More annoyingly, users of those platforms are unable to use the new Twitter lite website the firm debuted as well, This website forms the foundation of the new PWA used by current versions of Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile, and it doesn’t work properly on Internet Explorer or Edge on older versions of Windows, shuffling you over to the older mobile Twitter website. Worse, that old mobile site doesn’t allow you to send tweets (if you listen closely, you can hear someone in the white house placing an order for a Windows Phone right now), sending you to an error page instead.

Steve over at AAWP makes some suggestions about adopting this third-party app or that, but at this point, for any Windows Phone 8.1/Windows 10 Mobile users still remaining, better advice would be to switch to a better-supported platform as developers begin (continue) to wind down their Windows apps, universal or otherwise.

Via AllAboutWindowsPhone.

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