Facebook-claimed informing application WhatsApp will quit taking a shot at certain cell phones after December 31, 2018. As indicated by WhatsApp, a few highlights on these cell phones will quit working after December 31.
The news came when individuals will anticipate send new year wishes to their precious ones.
WhatsApp has turned out to be profoundly mainstream over the world and has more than one billion downloads just on Google Play Store. Moreoever, 2018 turned out to be an imperative year for WhatsApp, while the application propelled a crusade to make clients mindful against spreading counterfeit news, it likewise propelled various administrations like gathering calls among others that turned into a hit among the clients.
Returning to the most recent advancement, we have recorded the sort of cell phones that were not good for WhatsApp any longer and why the administration will quit working by and large on them.
The choice was taken on the grounds that we will never again be effectively producing for these stages and a few highlights may quit working whenever. When we look forward to our next seven years, we are hoping to concentrate our endeavors on the versatile stages that a dominant part of individuals use. These stages/telephones don’t offer the sort of capacities WhatsApp needs to extend its highlights later on,” WhatsApp said.
1. Nokia S40
Nokia’s Series 40 smartphones became success in the Indian market. According to Nokia itself, it had sold over 1.5 billion Series 40 phones in the country. But when Android smartphones came to the Indian market, the sales of these sets were drastically impacted. Currently, Nokia is not selling these handsets, however, if you are still using WhatsApp on one of these phones, it will stop working after December 31. However, if you like feature phones, you can opt for the JioPhone, JioPhone 2 or Nokia 8110 4G, as they all have support for WhatsApp.
2. More Android smartphones
WhatsApp will stop working on smartphones running on Android 2.3.7 Gingerbread and older after February 1, 2020.
3. iOS devices
Post-February 2020, devices running on iOS 7 and older versions will not be able to run WhatsApp.