Alternative FM Radio Apps for Windows 10 Mobile


Windows 10 Mobile Build 14332, the latest build in the Redstone development branch was found to be missing the built in FM Radio app that has been on Windows mobile devices for sometime.

It has been a couple of weeks but a Program Manager on the Windows Insider engineering team, known on Twitter as @NorthFaceHiker, confirmed the absence of the FM Radio app and the fact it is being cut from the mobile operating system.

The operation of the FM chip is not being disabled so there is still an option to use a third party app, of which there are several in the Windows Store, to retain the functionality for those who use this.

I went through and looked at several of the alternative FM radio apps that are available and have come up three suggestions for apps that are straight forward and not overwhelmed with ads.

These apps are not Internet based radio streaming but actually use the physcial hardware on your device to tune in local stations.

Do you have a specific third party FM radio app which you use?

Let us know about it in the comments.


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