WhatsApp won't work on these devices from 2019

Author : Somasundaram R

WhatsApp won't work on these devices from 2019

WhatsApp won't work on these devices from 2019

WhatsApp announced to cut its services and supports for dated mobiles and operating system due to the difficulty to provide continues security updates and maintenance issue. According to this announcement, two main operating systems iOS and Android facing difficulty to support its older devices.

Operating System like iOS7 and older versions, Nokia 40 Series phones, and Android 2.3.7 are going to drop the WhatsApp service from earlier months of 2019. So, users of iOS 7, Nokia Series 40 and Nokia Series 40 won't be able to create WhatsApp account in their mobile.

WhatsApp Service dropping dates:

Nokia S40 series mobiles: 31.12. 2018

Android versions 2.3.7 OS: 01.02.2020

iOS OS: : 01.02.2020

The Facebook-acquired WhatsApp announced that it would stop investing to develop the app for these phones, in a blog post on December 30. "When we started WhatsApp in 2009, people's use of mobile devices looked very different from today. The Apple App Store was only a few months old. About 70 percent of smartphones sold at the time had operating systems offered by BlackBerry and Nokia.​"

The Nokia S40 Mobiles:

Nokia Asha 201

Nokia Asha 205

Nokia Asha 210

Nokia Asha 230

Nokia Asha 500

Nokia Asha 501

Nokia Asha 502

Nokia Asha 503

Nokia 206

Nokia 208

Nokia 301

Nokia 515.

WhatsApp will stop the service to above-mentioned devices at any time in the first week of January 2019.

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