Hell might be freezing over because AT&T and Verizon have just started rolling out Windows 10 Mobile to some of the Windows phones in their networks after so many months since Microsoft actually released the operating system.
Dona Sarkar, the new head of the Windows Insider program, revealed the news on Twitter and an AT&T employee confirmed it on the company’s support forums, explaining that the Lumia 640 is getting the update OTA with the help of the Upgrade Advisor app.
As far as Verizon is concerned, the company also confirmed the rollout of Windows 10 Mobile to Lumia 735, with theindicating that the new software version is 02171.00002.15194.03084.
Phones updated to build .218
Both AT&T and Verizon are upgrading their Windows Phone models to Windows 10 Mobile build 10586.218, but rest assured because new cumulative updates are being released by Microsoft frequently, so you shouldn’t have to wait too long for improvements. Patch Tuesday, for instance, might bring us.
In order to get the Windows 10 Mobile on AT&T and Verizon devices, users need to install the, which is responsible for checking the device for compatibility problems and preparing it for the switch to Windows 10.
The release of Windows 10 Mobile for AT&T and Verizon phones comes at a time when everyone’s already looking forward to the Anniversary Update, a huge update prepared by Microsoft for both PCs and smartphones and which will bring a plethora of improvements on all devices.
Rumor has it that the Anniversary Update is already feature-locked, so Microsoft is no longer working on new features, but on fixing bugs and improving performance ahead of the big launch planned for July.and is very likely to be shipped to insiders first, before everyone gets it next month when all the testing is finalized.