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Snapchat is finally coming to Windows Phone

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: “There are plans to make it available in the future, we’ll give deets when that’s close. Hope this helps! :)”

So close, yet so far, but at least we now know that Snapchat is working on a version of the app for Windows.

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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.

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