Google+ for Windows Phone Could Launch This Week

Speculations strongly suggest the possibility of Google+ coming to Windows Phone users.In a post published on the Google Plus Blog, they have outlined a list of changes and updates that could be coming to Google+ in the near future. Currently, accessing Google+ from the native Internet Explorer in Windows Phone 7 seems to be a pretty difficult affair and a dedicated app would definitely be appreciated.

Google+ to come to Windows Phone 7

Google+ could come to Windows Phone 7




The following changes may be implemented next week:


  • Ability to modify circles a post is shared with after posting it
  • Google+ Android App update for Reading sparks and +1 comments
  • Lifting of the 5000 circle cap
  • The ability to overlap circles
  • Easy private messaging option including to person who starts a thread
  • Google+ app for Windows Phone 7
  • Better integration of Google Chat with Google+
  • Fix issues with instant upload for photos
  • Ability to share with all circles, but with an “except” option
  • Ability to share Google Docs and Calendar with circles
  • Revamp Google Reader to make sharing easier
  • File-sharing integration
  • Addition of hashtags to aid searching
  • Faster updates to the no. of people following you
  • Revamped minor UI change


From the above list, the most notable one is the Google+ app for Windows Phone 7. Having at least 10 million users currently, Google seems to have gained momentum on the social networking frontier. Recently, the iPhone App for Google+ was rolled out and it rocketed to the top of the app list.


Do you think it will have a similar effect on Windows Phone? Let us know in the comments section below.

Published Date: Jul 22, 2011 06:39 pm | Updated Date: Jul 22, 2011 06:39 pm