Windows 10 Mobile Redstone Build 14291 released to older Windows Phones

Windows 10 logoMicrosoft has just announced that Windows 10 Mobile Redstone build 14291 is now available for older Lumia devices too, but only if they are supported by the Windows Insider program.

Previously available only for handsets that shipped with Windows 10 Mobile, such as Lumia 550, 650, 950, and 950 XL, build 14291 is the newest version of the Redstone update that can be installed as part of the Windows Insider program.

Microsoft said that Redstone builds would be released to older Lumia phones after they receive the upgrade to Windows 10 Mobile, and given the fact that the rollout started last week, the company can now go forward with work on the upcoming OS update.

The only device not getting Windows 10 Mobile Redstone build 14291 is Lumia 635, but Microsoft says that, at some point in the future, it will be supported too.

“We will add the Lumia 635 at a later date,” Gabe Aul, head of the Windows Insider program, has confirmed today when announcing that more phones can install build 14291.

“Going forward - these devices can receive new builds from our Development Branch that we release to the Fast and Slow rings. As we stated previously, only devices which are eligible to receive the Windows 10 Mobile upgrade will be able to get preview builds from the Development Branch.”

Unfortunately, unsupported phones will no longer be allowed to install Redstone builds, but instead, they can continue receiving 10586.x builds, according to Aul. Devices such as Lumia 520 and 1020 are included on the list, which you can check in full in the box after the jump.

For the moment, there’s no word on whether new devices can be supported in the future, but by the looks of it, Microsoft seems very keen on continuing work on Windows 10 Mobile only with models that can truly ensure a flawless experience.

Source: Softpedia

Tags: Microsoft, OSes, Windows 10 Mobile

Comments
Add comment

Your name:
Sign in with:
or
Your comment:


Enter code:

E-mail (not required)
E-mail will not be disclosed to the third party


Last news

 
Consumer group recommends iPhone 8 over anniversary model
 
LTE connections wherever you go and instant waking should come to regular PCs, too
 
That fiction is slowly becoming a reality
 
The Snapdragon 845 octa-core SoC includes the Snapdragon X20 LTE modem
 
Human moderators can help make YouTube a safer place for everyone
 
Google says Progressive Web Apps are the future of app-like webpages
 
All 2018 models to sport the 'notch'
 
The biggest exchange in South Korea, where the BTC/KRW pair is at $14,700 now
The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Review
The evolution of the successful smartphone, now with a waterproof body and USB Type-C
February 7, 2017 /
Samsung Galaxy TabPro S - a tablet with the Windows-keyboard
The first Windows-tablet with the 12-inch display Super AMOLED
June 7, 2016 /
Keyboards for iOS
Ten iOS keyboards review
July 18, 2015 /
Samsung E1200 Mobile Phone Review
A cheap phone with a good screen
March 8, 2015 / 4
Creative Sound Blaster Z sound card review
Good sound for those who are not satisfied with the onboard solution
September 25, 2014 / 2
Samsung Galaxy Gear: Smartwatch at High Price
The first smartwatch from Samsung - almost a smartphone with a small body
December 19, 2013 /
 
 

News Archive

 
 
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      




Poll

Do you use microSD card with your phone?
or leave your own version in comments (4)