Windows 10 Mobile Creators update aka Version 1703 brings many changes and new features over the Anniversary update. We have compiled and categorized all these changes as reported from Insiders builds released yet. Now, there seems to be one new feature that has not been pushed in insiders builds but is mentioned in MSDN documentations.

It seems Creators update brings Text messages auditing feature. This should enable archiving and logging of messages for easy restore on devices running Windows 10 Mobile Creators update. Here is what is mentioned in the documentation.

The Messaging configuration service provider is used to configure the ability to get text messages audited on a mobile device. This CSP was added in Windows 10, version 1703.


Turns on the “Text” auditing feature.

The following list shows the supported values:

  • 0 (Default) – Off
  • 1 – On

Supported operations are Get and Replace.


Node for auditing.

Supported operation is Get.


Node for messages.

Supported operation is Get.


The number of messages to return in the Data setting. The default is 100.

Supported operations are Get and Replace.