1. Richard 2's Avatar
    Hi, So I've been a long time windows phone user. But for the past year and a half I've been using an Android phone. I picked up an X3 for a great price. How are things as far as app support and updates?
    fin11 likes this.
    01-14-2018 05:56 PM
  2. beman39's Avatar
    updates are fine, app support not so much... I suspect it'll get worse before it gets better... or just worse LOL as for the phone itself, you will love the speed and the large beautiful screen and vibrant colors.. best phone I have ever had, and the camera has improved a lot, I think it works marvelously... enjoy your new X3!
    01-14-2018 06:44 PM
  3. darrell reimer's Avatar
    The app support is getting worse. Starbucks app is gone, and you can't use the web site (it has no payment options). I've installed Spotify 3 times on my 950 XL, and it still doesn't work. I don't think the Spotify team has done a single update for our phones since I don't know when....
    I'm playing around with an S8+; everything works....
    01-14-2018 08:36 PM
  4. Richard 2's Avatar
    Oh wow! So what about apps like Pandora, Perfect tube I think it's called. Instagram, Facebook ect.
    01-14-2018 08:48 PM
  5. tgp's Avatar
    Oh wow! So what about apps like Pandora, Perfect tube I think it's called. Instagram, Facebook ect.
    Use your X3, and find out for yourself! I haven't used a WP as my primary device for awhile now, so I cannot say from experience.
    01-15-2018 07:31 AM
  6. G4Grandad's Avatar
    Wow 😲 that's put him in his place!
    01-15-2018 08:24 AM
  7. beman39's Avatar
    Oh wow! So what about apps like Pandora, Perfect tube I think it's called. Instagram, Facebook ect.
    Facebook and perfect tube still works fine, don't know about Pandora or Instagram as I don't use those...
    Richard 2 and aximtreo like this.
    01-15-2018 02:50 PM
  8. fatclue_98's Avatar
    In my humblest of opinions, I believe MyTube is the best YouTube experience for Windows plus it's even better on Continuum.
    01-15-2018 08:00 PM
  9. beman39's Avatar
    In my humblest of opinions, I believe MyTube is the best YouTube experience for Windows plus it's even better on Continuum.
    call me crazy but I find youtube works great in Edge... no need to d/l an app to view youtube stuff... don't get why y'all raving about it...
    Timbre70 likes this.
    01-15-2018 10:04 PM
  10. ven07's Avatar
    Instagram will work decently on the x3 considering the amount of ram it has. As for YouTube. I think I've used it once or twice via edge and I certainly understand what you mean. However the 3rd party apps mostly have nifty features like downloading a vid for offline viewing later. Switching between vids is also easier. When I don't need to necessarily see the content I head back to my main list. In that scenario I like that the vid doesn't stop, but minimizes to the bottom and keeps playing. Haven't used my lumia as a source for YouTube for some time though so I'm not sure how things are now. Oh, one last thing that just popped up. I think with mytube you have a native cast option built-in. So all in all, the apps have small details that make them worth it.
    01-15-2018 11:58 PM
  11. fatclue_98's Avatar
    call me crazy but I find youtube works great in Edge... no need to d/l an app to view youtube stuff... don't get why y'all raving about it...
    It's not raving, Edge is a very capable browser but the lack of an ad blocker can sour the experience. I usually purchase apps so I don't have to deal with pop ups.
    aximtreo likes this.
    01-16-2018 06:09 AM
  12. beman39's Avatar
    It's not raving, Edge is a very capable browser but the lack of an ad blocker can sour the experience. I usually purchase apps so I don't have to deal with pop ups.
    you must be referring to the mobile version? cuzz I have adblocker installed on all my edge browsers...
    ven07 likes this.
    01-16-2018 07:46 AM
  13. fatclue_98's Avatar
    you must be referring to the mobile version? cuzz I have adblocker installed on all my edge browsers...
    Yeah, mobile. Unless you're on Windows S why would you use anything other than a desktop browser?
    01-16-2018 08:46 AM
  14. worldspy99's Avatar
    Metrotube is what I use. I do recommend MyTube as well.
    I have to setup Instagram and Spotify tonight.
    I was going to setup my Starbucks app but now I am not so sure.
    aximtreo and ven07 like this.
    01-16-2018 03:57 PM
  15. worldspy99's Avatar
    By the way OP, I gave up my Lumia 950 on Jan 30, 2017.
    I just got a Idol 4s last week when Microsoft had a fire sale on it.
    I still think WM/WP is the most fluid mobile experience. Too bad the developers don't seem to think so.
    fin11, ven07 and fatclue_98 like this.
    01-16-2018 03:58 PM
  16. MetalHd's Avatar
    Hi, So I've been a long time windows phone user. But for the past year and a half I've been using an Android phone. I picked up an X3 for a great price. How are things as far as app support and updates?
    Did you get the Verizon model?
    01-18-2018 10:44 AM
  17. Richard 2's Avatar
    Hi, No I purchased a pre owned unlocked unit.
    02-22-2018 08:09 PM

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