Lumia Beamer's final update closes down the app

Originally launched over two years ago, the Nokia Beamer app was developed to allow Windows Phone users to "beam" the image on their handset, to another screen. The Nokia Beamer app was derived from the Nokia PhotoBeamer app which launched three years ago, and allowed Windows Phone users to "beam" photos from their handset to a target display.

When Microsoft closed on its purchase of Nokia Devices and Services, it changed the name of the app from Nokia Beamer to Lumia Beamer. Back in September, the company announced that Lumia Beamer would be among the Windows Phone apps that would be shut down some time this year. That day actually came on October 30th, but the app continued to work until today's final update bought the curtains down on Lumia Beamer.

The final update also reminded those with Lumia Beamer installed on their phone, that they can generate some more space on their handset by uninstalling it.

Did you use Nokia/Lumia Beamer often? Are you going to miss it? Let us know by dropping your comments in the box below!

source: WMPoweruser



1. Zylam

Posts: 1816; Member since: Oct 20, 2010

LOL the 4 people out of the 10 that use windows phone, who used this app will be upset.

2. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

^^^ The troll is real with this post. ^^^

3. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

Windows app better be updated. Or whole fanbase is closed

4. Johnnokia

Posts: 1158; Member since: May 27, 2012

Microsoft is just shutting down and laying off. Well done!

5. pureviewuser

Posts: 501; Member since: Nov 11, 2012

Microsoft phones will do great despite what trolls say.Waiting for the lumia 950xl currently using a lumia 535 and it's a very good device.

6. clevername

Posts: 1436; Member since: Jul 11, 2008

I used it when it first came out it was a good novelty. But with OneDrive, and display mirroring its not useful anymore.

7. iusshpandeh

Posts: 250; Member since: Jul 23, 2014

With Miracast, this app was much less useful!

8. Plutonium239

Posts: 1213; Member since: Mar 17, 2015

This capability is now baked into Windows 10 itself, why have an app for a feature that's already in the OS. Its even on full Windows 10 devices as well.

9. LittleGaGaKiller

Posts: 290; Member since: Jan 19, 2015

R.I.P. i will pray for this app. and send my greetings to the the only two people who still use windows phone.

10. Ashoaib

Posts: 3282; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

one by one, microsoft is killing all the apps from nokia... when the mobile division will be returned to nokia, there will be nothing left

11. javy108

Posts: 1004; Member since: Jul 27, 2014

Windows Mobile will never be that popular as iOS or Android until they change that square-view of the icons, it doesnt look friendly... They need customers.

13. VLaRueC

Posts: 189; Member since: Dec 18, 2012

Javy108, I wouldn't pretend to be a troll. Even if you wanted to, don't. If you insist, at least use relevant names..

12. Hexa-core

Posts: 2131; Member since: Aug 11, 2015

Icons? You trolling?

14. LessThanDoug

Posts: 54; Member since: Dec 03, 2014

I wish there was an app that would remove all the stupid comments from every article on this website. The app did give users a way to get photos on just about any screen which was cool but usually not very useful.

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