Since the beginning of the year, WhatsApp Began to limit its use in some phones and operating systems such as iPhone 4, Windows Phone 8.0, iPhone 3GS iOS, Nokia Symbian S60, BlackBerry OS and BlackBerry 10. Now announced that As of December 31, others are added to the blacklist.
In 2019, The instant messaging service will stop working in the Nokia S40. The following year, more precisely these February 1, 2020, The same will happen with two other cell models: IPhone with iOS 7 (and earlier) or lower and Android 2.3.7 (and earlier).
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With this new measure, which will take place when the company celebrates its tenth anniversary, New accounts can not be created and updates will not get. The phones will be obsolete and the most used tool in the world will be invalid: It is believed that 6 million devices with Android will not be compatible with WhatsApp in 2020.
What is there to do?
Those who have Android can know The latest update In the "Settings" option, "About the Phone" or "about the device". IPhone users should go to "Settings, General, Info" and finally the "Version" option.
However, there is no hope for people who have been the latest updated version and corresponds to those announced by WhatsApp. There will be many that will have to buy a new mobile phone with modern operating systems.
What are the platforms that they do?
* Android operating system 4.0 or higher
* Windows Phone 8.1 or higher
* iOS 8 or higher