Snapchat has confirmed that its hugely popular image and video-sharing app will be coming to Windows Phone.
Unfortunately, the company has yet to reveal when this long-awaited launch will take place.
A Windows Phone user tweeted @snapchatsupport asking why Snapchat is still unavailable on the OS.
The support team replied: “
So close, yet so far, but at least we now know that Snapchat is working on a version of the app for Windows.
Snapchat is currently one of the most popular messenger apps in the world, so it’s odd that it has yet to make the transition to Microsoft’s OS.
For a while, Windows Phone users could circumvent the issue by using third-party clones of Snapchat that made use of official servers.
Unfortunately, Windows recently culled these dodgy spin-offs from the Windows Phone Store, plunging users into Snap-less darkness once again.
Prior to this, Snapchat had threatened to lock the accounts of users found to be using third-party alternatives.
Neither Snapchat nor Microsoft has put out any official word on exactly when we’ll see the app on Windows Phone.