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HP webOS Cloud Services Ending January 15, 2015

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HP webOS Cloud Services to end January 15, 2015

 

Cloud services support for webOS devices will be ending on January 15, 2015. We appreciate our customer's loyalty the webOS platform. But now, more than three (3) years after the last device was sold, only a small fraction of the devices are still connecting. Therefore, the time has come to shut down the services.

All devices running webOS devices will continue to run after the cloud services are terminated. However, they will no longer be able to:

  • Download new apps or updates. The HP App Catalog will be unavailable after the shutdown
  • Backup or restore devices from the cloud
  • Setup new devices
  • Recover lost passwords

The HP App Catalog will stop supporting new app purchases on November 1, 2014

  • Updates may be posted by developers until November 10, 2014 and users can download any available updates until the services shut down
  • You should make arrangements to backup or transfer your contacts, etc.prior to the service shutdown on January 15, 2015
  • You will no longer be able to backup, restore, reset or initialize a webOS device as of January 15, 2015

There will be additional reminders as the final shutdown approaches. An FAQ can be found at
http://news.hpwebosnewsletters.com/cgi-bin13/DM/t/hBlrh0cxawN0PwQ04W5N0Ek

 

  • 10/15/14    Announcement to users and developers
  • 11/1/14      New app purchases end
  • 11/10/14    App update submissions end
  • 1/15/15      Public shutdown of services

Source: HP webOS Cloud Services Mass Email

 

 

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