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WhatsApp to stop working on these phones in 2018: What you should know

WhatsApp to stop working on these phones in 2018: What you should know: On the last this week, the WhatsApp updated its mobile devices support page. The company updated the list of devices which will be no longer going to support WhatsApp in some phones and this will be implied from this 2018.

In the starting of this year 2018, the WhatsApp ended support for a range of older smartphone operating systems. Declaring this in a support note on its website, the Facebook-owned company told, “These platforms don’t offer the kind of capabilities we need to expand our app’s features in the future. If you use one of these affected mobile devices, we recommend upgrading to a newer iOS version or to a newer Android running OS…”

So, here’s all you need to know about the devices that will be losing its connection with the WhatsApp on this 2018.

Phones running on Nokia S40 will lose support on December 31, 2018

WhatsApp will stop support for all Gadgets FROM Running on Nokia S40 platform by the end of this 2018. Some of the other popular Nokia Asha series smartphones can run on this platform.

Users on this platform, though, can no longer create new accounts, nor re-verify the existing accounts. Another platform will not now support the Nokia Symbian S60 in the case of WhatsApp sector.

WhatsApp has ended support for iPhone 3GS/iOS 6

If you love to chat with friends on WhatsApp, then you will be surprised to know that the Facebook-owned, WhatsApp has declared this will stop working on a few older platforms which begin from this 31st December.

The messaging app is dropping support for BlackBerry OS, BlackBerry 10, and Windows Phone 8.0 and older. “We will no longer actively develop for these platforms, some features may stop functioning at any time,” the company stated.

“These platforms don’t offer the kind of capabilities we need to expand our app’s features in the future.” It has suggested that the WhatsApp has its users move to either Android 4.0 and up, or iOS 7 and up.

If the public is intent on using a Windows Phone device, then version 8.1 can be available at very least will suffice.

The app will not work on the Nokia S40 platform post-December 2018, In addition, or Android OS version 2.3.7 and older post-February 1, 2020.