This operating system will no longer support WhatsApp from January 1, 2020


WhatsApp today officially stopped supporting Windows Phone. Facebook’s messaging platform has decided to withdraw support from Windows Phone entirely from 31 December 2019. This means that if you have a Windows Phone, from today it will not be officially supported by WhatsApp. This instant messaging app has 1.5 billion more users worldwide and 400 million users in India alone. WhatsApp will also stop supporting Android 2.3.7 or earlier and iOS 8 or higher from February 1, 2020.

Even if there is no support for this phone, WhatsApp will continue to work on Windows Phone. It is worth noting that in the future apps will not receive any updates or security fixes on this phone.

WhatsApp Turn off support for Windows Phone version However, he said, “Now that we do not make any developments for this operating system, in a situation where some features will never stop working.”

WhatsApp has not been available for download in the Microsoft Store since July this year. On Windows 10 Mobile, an upgrade to Windows Phone, the service will be discontinued from January 14, 2020. This means that the platform will not receive any security updates from early next month.

In addition to Windows Phone, WhatsApp iPhone models include Android 2.3. or older and iOS or older will not work from February 1, 2020. It is estimated that millions of handset users worldwide will be affected by this decision.

It is worth noting that the advantage of opening a new WhatsApp account is already running on iPhone models running Android 2.3..7 or older and iOS 7 or older.

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