WhatsApp will STOP working on these phones, are YOU affected?

Warning: WhatsApp will STOP working on these phones, are YOU affected?

Warning: WhatsApp will STOP working on these phones, are YOU affected?

In an update to its support page, the WhatsApp team writes that the ability to use the service on BlackBerry OS, BlackBerry 10, and Windows Phone 8.0 and older will end on December 31, 2017.

"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's blog post said.

The announcement regarding removing support for outdated mobile platforms was first made in 2016. If you use one of these affected mobile devices, we recommend upgrading to a newer OS version, or to a newer Android running OS 4.0+, iPhone running iOS 7+, or Windows Phone 8.1+ so that you can continue using WhatsApp. This means these platforms have already recieved extensions twice.

WhatsApp will stop working on a selection of smartphones and mobile platforms in the new year. Keep in mind that WhatsApp can only be activated with one phone number on one device at a time.

Cleveland Browns: Josh Rosen reportedly undecided on entering the draft
As for Rosen, the junior signal-caller is expected to sit out Tuesday's Cactus Bowl against the Kansas State Wildcats. It's nearly certain that the Browns will take a quarterback with their top pick, which will likely be the No. 1.

Instead the recommendation is to send a complete chat history as an email, for archiving purposes.

The popular messaging app has over a billion users, but will stop working on certain mobiles because of changes in technology.

Earlier in the year, WhatsApp stopped the messenger service to Nokia Symbian S60-based mobiles in June and now, the company is all set to end its support for several other devices from next week. These included Android 2.1 and Android 2.2; Windows Phone 7 and Android 2.1 and Android 2.2; and Windows Phone 7. In fact, BlackBerry 10 was supposed to be on the cutting block, but WhatsApp kept support around for another year. The blogpost also stated that the messaging app would eventually stop supporting Android versions 2.3.7 and older after February 1, 2020.

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