WhatsApp to stop working on these devices come 2020(check if your phone is among)

WhatsApp announces the list of mobile phones and versions that will be restricted from making use of the client application, Note if your device is listed below WhatsApp will stop working on it.
Whatsapp to stop working on this devices come 2020(check if your phone is listed)WhatsApp is the most widely used instant messaging app in the world. WhatsApp supports devices such as Android, iPhone, Mac or windows pc


However, WhatsApp is currently been used in 190 countries with approximately 1.6 billion monthly users— comprising approximately 55.6 percent of the world population. And that’s because WhatsApp comes with a lot of amazing features that help people to communicate with friends, colleagues, family around the world through text chat, voice chat, and video calling).


During the past WhatsApp support for some mobile devices such as Blackberry and some Nokia devices was withdrawn as their impact decreased.

WhatsApp will stop supporting some Apple iOS and Android devices by 2020, forcing millions of WhatsApp users to stop using the service, if your device is among the affected deceive is either you stop making use of the service or you will be persuaded to purchase a new mobile that supports the application


The restriction started from December 31  thereby restricting all the devices listed below from making use of the application and removing all WhatsApp support from that date onwards.

WhatsApp will stop working on  these devices from these dates

  1. • All Windows Phone operating systems after December 31, 201
  2. • Android versions 2.3.7 and older after February 1, 2020
  3. • iPhone iOS 7 and older after February 1, 2020

Whatsapp to stop working on this devices come 2020(check if your phone is listed)

If you make use of any of these devices listed above and you wish to continue chatting with your friends on WhatsApp in 2020 the only option you have is to get a new device that supports the application

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In response to their decision to stop supporting older hardware, WhatsApp said in a blog post:

“As we look ahead to our next seven years, we want to focus our efforts on the mobile platforms the vast majority of people use.”

“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. 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.”


Meanwhile, the implementation has already started leaving millions of  WhatsApp users no other option than to upgrade to a higher Android version or purchase a new phone in other to benefit the superb features of the most used social messaging application


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