Windows 10 Anniversary update to begin rolling out to mobile devices on August 2
Answering a user query on Twitter, head of the Windows Insider program Dona Sarkar confirmed that the Anniversary update will begin rolling out to Windows 10 Mobile devices on the same date, but it will be an incremental process:
@A_Deerslayer It will start to roll out 8/2. It will take some time since there are a *lot* of machines globally to update.— Dona Sarkar (@donasarkar) June 29, 2016
What this basically means, is that mobile users might have to wait a bit longer. The Windows 10 Anniversary update is expected to bring a lot of improvements to the table, with additional security features, Windows Ink – which will offer a vastly improved experience when using a stylus pen – a smarter and more capable Cortana, a revamped Edge with extension support and more. We won't be surprised at all if mobile users are forced to wait a bit longer until they receive the update.
Microsoft's much-touted update was initially slated for release in late July, in time for the OS's one year anniversary on July 29, but it will be a bit late on that promise, it seems. July 29 is also the deadline for the free Windows 10 upgrade that's on offer for people running Windows 7 SP1 and Windows 8.1.