UI for Windows Phone is Discontinued

Learn about your alternatives to UI for Windows Phone and the answers to frequently-asked questions.

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UI for Windows Phone has been discontinued. We would like to thank all our loyal customers and fans and understand that this be an inconvenience to some of you. That's why we wanted to provide you with an alternative to build universal apps for your business - Telerik UI for UWP, an extensive and adaptive toolkit of UWP modern UI controls targeting all Windows devices, which is also open source.

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Frequently-asked Questions

Why is UI for Windows Phone Being Retired?

When Windows 8 was released with the concept of Metro-style apps, we responded by introducing two UI suites for it - UI for Windows Universal and UI for Windows Phone. Recently Microsoft adapted to a new muti-device development with the release of Windows 10. The goal is to deliver a truly stunning experience to its users, be it on desktop or mobile, with a single app that runs on all Windows 10 devices. As such, Windows 8 and Windows 7 and 8 Mobile have been slowly decreasing in usage and giving way to the future of UWP applications.

We are focusing on products in our portfolio which enhance your productivity by working with the most popular and rising development platforms. In that way, we’ll continue to provide the best UI and productivity tools to help developers keep pace with the latest trends and technologies.

Staying true to our calling, we are increasing our investments in tooling around the latest technologies developers need. This includes .NET related products like UWP and Xamarin, our JavaScript offerings of Kendo UI for Angular 2 and the brand-new Kendo UI for React, to just name a few.

What Does This Mean to Me as a Customer?

Effective immediately there will be no new features or product updates, but the accompanying Documentation resources will remain available. We understand this might be an inconvenience to you and strongly advice you to try Telerik UI for UWP and continue building applications for all windows devices.

I have questions, where can I address those to?

We’re ready and will do our best to answer any questions or comments you might have. Drop us a line here and we will reply to you as soon as possible.