Windows Live Profile – Notes Feature Discontinued


  • Effective April 21, 2011 the ‘Notes’ option on a user’s (Live ID) Windows Live Profile was discontinued
  • Effective May 2011 the Live Profile Notes stand-alone page will cease to exist


Information regarding the discontinuance of this feature and a recommendation to copy existing notes for archival purposes are visible/accessible from the user’s Live ID Profile

1. Live ID Profile Home page


2. Live ID Profile Notes page



  1. As of April 22, 2011 12:00am PST information on the above noted policy change does not appear to be present on the Windows Live Solution Center ‘Live Profile Portal’
  2. This change does not appear to impact the ability for receiving permissioned ‘Comments’ (Who can contact me) to ‘Messenger Social ‘ updates on the user’s Profile
  3. Contact via email, instant message, or invitation is still available provided the Live ID is permissioned accordingly


April 22, 2011: Original Published Date

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2 Responses to Windows Live Profile – Notes Feature Discontinued

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  2. shamster says:

    Thanks for posting this nice article!


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