Cancelled Windows 10 Mobile build installed by 200 insiders

Cancelled Windows 10 Mobile build installed by 200 insiders
Earlier today, we told you how Microsoft had cancelled the release of Windows 10 Mobile build 10536. A bug on that version of Windows 10 Mobile could have prevented those loading it on their phone, from updating to the next build of  the mobile operating system. Gabe Aul, Vice President of the Engineering Systems for the Windows and Devices group at Microsoft, revealed via a tweet that the next build, 10536.1004, is currently being tested and will go out some time this coming week.

Aul also revealed that 200 members of Windows Insiders actually got around to installing the update on their phones before Microsoft could put a halt to the proceedings. The cancelled build was being staged for release, and that allowed the 200 to search and find the update on their handset before it was 86'd. According to Aul, the 200 will have to load Windows Phone 8.1 back onto their handsets before they can proceed with installing any future versions of Windows 10 Mobile.

Besides the bug that prevents those with build 10536 from updating to the next Windows 10 Mobile version, the cancelled build of Windows 10 Mobile also leads to the crashing of the app store when users purchase an app, or make an in-app purchase. This bug is expected to be fixed with the new 10536.1004 build that should rollout any day now.

source: Thurrott via WindowsCentral

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6 Comments

1. pokharkarsaga

Posts: 547; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

Looks like Windows 10 Mobile as buggy as Bugdroid.Bugs>Features.

2. theguy2345

Posts: 1216; Member since: Jun 24, 2014

Can people please stop comparing a technical preview to a finished product! Even on the insider website it says not to install this on your main device. It's a use at your own risk type of thing. I don't get what is so hard to understand this!

4. SIGPRO

Posts: 2815; Member since: Oct 03, 2012

You are truly a dumb NOOB! WM10 is still on preview so expect bugs, but people like you are b!tching about everything....get a life!

3. yann

Posts: 613; Member since: Jul 15, 2010

Every bad news for Winodws phone or Android is trolling immediately from this site. If it is for iOS then is different. We have excuses that is fixed again, that is so minor occasion that is so tiny. "Don't hold it that way!"

6. Mfa901

Posts: 291; Member since: Jul 14, 2012

well if 200 downloaded instantly...I am wondering how many are there in their insider programme...

7. sprockkets

Posts: 1612; Member since: Jan 16, 2012

What really sucks about this, is just how long it takes to install these damn previews. It takes about 30 min to download the first phase, then installs it, then reboots to recovery to install, then reboots again, to wait for it, WP8.1. THEN, you can install the WP10 preview and go through the entire process again! That will be another 1.5hr of this. Saidly WP mirrors the desktop in long download times, installs it, then reboots into recovery to install again, then reboots to install more! Horribly inefficient.

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