Microsoft eyes cloud-back-up for Windows Phone

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BANGALORE, INDIA: A job post looking for a Software Engineer In Test gives away Microsoft's future plans to offer Windows Phone owners an option to store data on its servers or cloud, says a report on WMPoweruser.


The post seeking someone to join Microsoft's "Windows Phone Backup, Migrate, and Restore team, reads: "Our goal is to ensure that no matter if someone loses their phone, drops their phone in a lake, buys a new windows phone, or just has their toddler wipe their phone by entering the wrong PIN over and over, a user can quickly and seamlessly get their phone back to a good state."

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The post adds that the features, which are being produced, are meant 'for the next version of Windows Phone' and will help the company to stay ahead of its competitors when it comes to disaster recovery.


Microsoft's competitors Google and Apple are ahead of it in terms of offering cloud-based back-up services for mobile operating systems.