WhatsApp will stop working on these phones

Published: May 13, 2019
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Reportedly, messaging service is working on an update that will stop users from being able to take screenshots.
PHOTO: NARENDAR KUMAR

Reportedly, messaging service is working on an update that will stop users from being able to take screenshots. PHOTO: NARENDAR KUMAR

WhatsApp has announced that it will stop working on certain handsets by the end of the year as it plans to halt the active development of software for certain cell phone models.

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The phones list includes all Windows phones, Android versions 2.3.7 and older software. The most shocking on that list is the iPhone iOS 7 on which WhatsApp will stop functioning starting February 1, 2020.

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Previously, the company announced that it would stop offering Nokia S60, BlackBerry OS and BlackBerry 10 as it continues to grow and wanted to focus more of its efforts on platforms that had a vast majority of users.

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  • Evelyn Howarth
    May 13, 2019 - 4:57PM

    I hope whatsapp will still continue on a Samsung galaxy core LTE I’ve been whatsapp for almost 4 years Recommend

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