Windows Live mobile app updated

There was so much news from Tuesday's launch of Windows Mobile 6.5 that we're keeping things going today! Up next is an update for the Windows Live Mobile app. Here's what's new:

  • Windows Live Home - an entirely new feature!
    • View you and your friends "What's new" feed from Windows Live and other major 3rd party social networking sites.
    • View Windows Live photos and comment
    • Upload photos to Windows Live and other 3rd party sites through integration with the new My Phone client
    • View your Windows Live people
    • Update your status and accept network invitations from others
  • Improvements and Updates like
    • Entirely new launcher screen
    • Significant touch investments that shine with new Windows Mobile 6.5 devices
    • Bing search integration
    • Abuse reporting
    • Automatic uninstall of previous versions
    • Virtual memory improvement and reduced installation file size through client refactoring

More on the Windows Live team blog. You can download the app in the Marketplace, or at

George is the Reviews Editor at Windows Central, concentrating on Windows 10 PC and Mobile apps. He's been a supporter of the platform since the days of Windows CE and uses his current Windows 10 Mobile phone daily to keep up with life and enjoy a game during down time.

  • Have they added the multiple sign on feature yet? Edit: Nope. Just tried it.
  • The download available at says that it is for non-touch phones only. Went to (suggested by the blog), but new version is not there.
  • Thanks for that headsup on only for non touchscreen phones I guess we will just have to wait for further announcement as to touchscreen devices. Yikes!
  • There's a toushcreen version on Windows Marketplace, so if you can run it on your phone...
  • If anyone has it running, which 3rd party social nets are they including?
  • Still no OTA calendar sync. You would think that when google has contacts, calendar, and gmail syncing over exchange server, MS would get their act together. If I didn't have so much tied to Windows Live, I would have jumped ship already.