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WhatsApp will not work on these phones after Dec 31

WhatsApp will not work on these phones after Dec 31

Some people who use WhatsApp on older phone models will see support for the app disappear as early as January 1, while certain Android users will no longer be able to use the app in 2020, according to an updated blog post on the platform's site.

It's bad news for anyone who still has a mobile phone from the stone ages because WhatsApp have just announced that their app will stop working on a bunch of older systems at the beginning of 2018.

Although the phones will still be able to use the app, the upgrade would be unavailable.

In the post, WhatsApp tried to explain how things have changed since the app was released in 2009. Similar to Blackberry, Microsoft has also stopped offering its operating system in newer mobiles.

According to an old blog post, WhatsApp have decided it's about time to pull their app from the operating systems that were popular at the time of its inception.

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He went on to note that another attack was thwarted recently, a reference to an alleged series of bombings in St. The Kremlin said the arrested suspects had planned to bomb the city's Kazan Cathedral and other crowded sites.

Mobile operating systems offered by Google, Apple and Microsoft - which account for 99.5% of sales today - were on less than 25% of mobile devices sold at the time.

"These platforms don't offer the kind of capabilities we need to expand our app's features in the future". It will do the same for Nokia S40 handsets on December 31 2018 and then devices running Android 2.3.7 and older after 1 February, 2020. The mobile messaging app that launched a series of new features in the year 2017, is expected to keep-up the momentum by adding a range of mind-blowing features to the app.

Blackberry OS has less than 0.5% of the smartphone operating system market share in the UK.

WhatsApp had earlier announced it will stop support for many of these older platforms.


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