The WhatsApp will stop working on these phones by December 31

The WhatsApp will stop working on these phones by December 31

Support for Windows Phones is ending by Facebook-owned messaging platform WhatsApp by the end of 2019.

After December 31, 2019, WhatsApp will not work on all phones operating on the Windows operating system and chat with friends and family will be impossible.

So replace these Windows Phone phones with Android 4.0.3 or later operating systems, iPhones working on iOS 9 or later, Kios OS 2.5.1, etc. shall be.

WhatsApp announced several months ago that on December 31, 2019, all phones running on Windows operating systems will end support.

Why is WhatsApp support being terminated?


According to the WhatsApp, Windows Phones no longer have the capability that will be needed for the features introduced in this app in the future.

Well, the WhatsApp's decision to terminate the Windows operating system support could only affect a few million people out of the more than 1.5 billion since most people are now using Android or iPhone.

In fact, Microsoft this year announced a formal termination of Windows 10 Mobile support and urged users to use Android and iPhones.

Microsoft said the technology is moving forward and we urge our customers to start using Android or iOS devices.

Prior to Windows Phone, WhatsApp has eliminated support for the BlackBerry operating system, BlackBerry 10, Nokia S40, Nokia Samba S60, Android 2.1, Android 2.2, Windows Phone 7, iPhone 3G / iOS.

Older Android and iPhones support is also being discontinued


According to the WhatsApp's FAQ page, support for all iPhones that will be running on the iOS 8 operating system introduced in 2014 will be removed from February 1, 2020, however, if users use the IO If they update the new version of S they will be able to use the WhatsApp.

Earlier, the company announced that WhatsApp support for smartphones running Android 2.3.7 or earlier will be removed from February 1, 2020.

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