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What if WhatsApp stop working for older Android, iPhones and Windows phones?

by Rupali GuptaJanuary 4, 2017
What if WhatsApp stop working for older Android, iPhones and Windows phones?

WhatsApp is the most preferred and fast messaging app from many year but if this app stopped working on your older devices like on Android, iPhones or window based smartphones ? Here we are going to some rumored news about the stoppage for WhatsApp for older Android, iPhones and Windows phones.

 WhatsApp stop working for older Android, iPhones and Windows phones?

WhatsApp stop working for older Android, iPhones and Windows phones?

According to the company Whats app might stop working on the older smartphones. The company made this announcement publicly that the most popular chatting app will stop working for the older handset from the start of 2017. However still this news is not applied for any handset.

On this discussion company said the older version is not supporting to the app due to the advanced features of new coming platforms. By doing this company would be able to concentrate on the new platforms using by vast community of people.

In an statement company clarify the reason behind this major step, They said, “While these mobile devices have been an important part of our story, they don’t offer the kind of capabilities we need to expand our app’s features in the future,” the company wrote in an official blog post last February.

Why WhatsApp stop working for older Android, iPhones and Windows phones?

As the mobile makers launching new software platforms like Lollipop, Marshmallow, Nougat, Window 8, 9, 10 and iOS 7, iOS 8 so whats app don’t want to stick with the mobile phones using very older variant like Android 2.1 and Android 2.2, Windows Phone 7, iPhone 3GS and iOS 6.

These older software powered smartphone do not support the latest and faster functionality of whats app and also lacking behind with the upcoming features of the app.

How to run  WhatsApp on older Android, iPhones and Windows phones?

So it could be possible whats app stopped to work on the mobile phones using very older OS in their smartphones. To use the upcoming features and latest functionality of whats app, they will have to buy the new devices with upgraded software.

The affecting users if this step of company will have to upgrade their devices to the newer version of Android, iPhone or Windows Phone.

As we all knows Whats app was ownd by Facebook last years and this is the joint decision of the company. The company also stated about the working of whats app for BlackBerry smartphones. It said that the app will also stop working for the Older Blackberry OS Like BlackBerry 10 and some Nokia platforms like Nokia S40 and Nokia Symbian S60, But the company extend this limit for these devices. Whats app will work for these devices until 30 June, 2017.

So if you are using the older platforms in your devices lets upgraded it to the newer one to use the Whats app. This update could be a rumor or can be a truth to upgrade the new features of whats app like deleting messaging after sending.

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