WhatsApp will Stop Working on Smartphones Running Old OS After Dec 30

WhatsApp will Stop Working on Smartphones Running Old OS After Dec 30. Yes it is true. If your smartphone is running an outdated operating system then by the end if 2016, WhatsApp will stop working on it. So, either you have to buy a new smartphone with latest Operating System or you have to update your phone to latest OS.

WhatsApp will Stop Working on Smartphones Running Old OS After Dec 30

All the devices running Android 2.1 and 2.2 will no longer be able to use WhatsApp. Moreover, WhatsApp will also not work on Windows Phone 7 operating software. WhatsApp is the most popular messaging app and working for last seven years. Now company announced that WhatsApp will not work on old phones having outdated hardware and operating system.

WhatsApp said in a blog post:

“If you use one of these affected mobile devices, we recommend upgrading to a newer Android, iPhone, or Windows Phone before the end of 2016 to continue using WhatsApp,”

Earlier this year, the popular messaging app announced that it will not provide support for BlackBerry OS and BlackBerry 10, Nokia S40, Nokia Symbian S60. Also the outdated operating system especially Android 2.1 and Android 2.2, Windows Phone 7 by end of 2016.

But later on company announced that it will extend its support to BlackBerry and Nokia devices till June 2017. which means WhatsApp will Stop Working on Smartphones running Android 2.1 and Android 2.2 OS.

For More Information Also Read: WhatsApp Extends Support for BlackBerry and Nokia Till June 2017

Onsa Mustafa

Onsa is a Software Engineer and a tech blogger focuses on innovation in technology. She likes music, photography, traveling and exploring nature.
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