Whatsapp stops working on some phone operating systems after December 31, 2017.
The popular messaging app made the announcement earlier in the year and explained that it is looking ahead to the iOS and Android platforms. They are blocking some operating systems.
These devices will Whatsapp stops working for:
1. BlackBerry OS and BlackBerry 10
2. Nokia S40
3. Nokia Symbian S60
4. Android 2.1 and Android 2.2
5. Windows Phone 7
6. iPhone 3GS/iOS 6
Any BlackBerry device running BlackBerry OS or BlackBerry 10 will no longer be able to use the messaging app in 2018.
BlackBerry has shifted to Android this year, but older handsets still use its own in-house software.
Also, if any phone using Microsoft’s Windows 8.0 or older OS will not be supported. Even Microsoft has admitted defeat when it comes to its mobile OS, so the lack of WhatsApp support shouldn’t come as a surprise at all.
What whatsapp team has to say about this?
This was a tough decision for us to make, but the right one in order to give people better ways to keep in touch with friends, family, and loved ones using WhatsApp.
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