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when will there be support for windows phones?
« on: November 10, 2017, 04:10:58 PM »
iv  been using avast for the past 10 years and i wish there will be support for windows phones as some of us are using them but we are not carted for ....Thank you its just a suggestion

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Re: when will there be support for windows phones?
« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2017, 04:54:07 PM »
This question has been asked before.

I believe the answer was not at this time as the windows phone market share was too small to consider it at that time.

If anything I believe it is even smaller now less than 1% and in one market share as low as 0.1% in the Q1 of 2017 https://www.idc.com/promo/smartphone-market-share/os.  I'm sure you can find other market share results if you search.
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Re: when will there be support for windows phones?
« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2017, 08:54:16 PM »
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Re: when will there be support for windows phones?
« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2017, 10:17:36 PM »
Even Microsoft dropped support for its phones...
https://www.theverge.com/2017/10/9/16446280/microsoft-finally-admits-windows-phone-is-dead

The irony in all of this is that win8 and its tiles (and what we still have in win10) was I believe to make windows phone more popular/familiar with touch screen usage. It never caught on.
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Re: when will there be support for windows phones?
« Reply #4 on: February 09, 2018, 06:57:58 AM »
iv  been using avast for the past 10 years and i wish there will be support for windows phones as some of us are using them but we are not carted for ....Thank you its just a suggestion

Why would you need it?

Apps are vetted by the store and it has secure booting,

it would be unlikely that anything you download or catch will infect the system since most malware is targeted elsewhere.

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Re: when will there be support for windows phones?
« Reply #5 on: February 11, 2018, 02:03:49 PM »
why is it needed on Android??i need it for the same purpose it does on Android

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Re: when will there be support for windows phones?
« Reply #6 on: February 11, 2018, 07:11:16 PM »
why is it needed on Android??i need it for the same purpose it does on Android
Never happen. Windows phones are obsolete and no longer supported.
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