Published: Wed, March 09, 2016
Tech | By Dwayne Harmon

Instagram app comes to Windows 10 phones

Instagram app comes to Windows 10 phones

The Windows 10 RTM has been updated with CU KB3140745, which bumps version number to 10240.16728.

The recently-released KB3140768 seems to be undergoing the same problems, as several users have already confirmed that after trying to install this update, the computer is then restored to the previous settings in order to be able to log into the PC.

Initially the update was expected in December before being touted for a February roll out. According to recent reports in Chinese media, Microsoft officials are in talks with Chinese smartphone makers like Xiaomi and OnePlus to bring Windows 10 Mobile ROM to their flagship phones like Mi 5 and OnePlus 2. The much awaited software upgrade is likely to begin this month. However, sometime later on, the company will start actively pushing the new firmware to suitable devices, Win Beta reported. The porting has been done leveraging Project Islandwood, one of the four Windows Bridge programs that enable developers to bring their apps from other platforms to the Windows platform. The Instagram app for Microsoft Windows includes Windows 10 Mobile support, meaning users of Lumia 950, 950XL, 650, 550 or device on the W10M Insider Preview have an app tailored for their devices. It's quite possible we'll still see a lineup of Windows 10 devices absent Intel-based processors.

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Instagram app comes to Windows 10 phones

However, the app, though comprehensive in terms of its feature list, is still in beta form and so expect some bugs.

The current version has been exclusively released for Windows 10 Mobile, and the company is yet to announce the launch of a universal app that will work on all devices that run Windows 10.

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