Whatsapp Will Stop Supporting Earlier Range Millions Of Old Smart Phone At The End Of 2016

The Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp will soon phase out running on older smartphones at the end of this year because the latest feature of the app will not be compatible with older version’s smartphones, phones needed to upgrade.


The widely used messaging app WhatsApp has made a big announcement at the end of 2016 that it will stop running Millions of older smartphones which are using older versions, may need to add an upgraded version on their smartphones if they wanted to run the messaging app.

The messaging app WhatsApp revealed it would phase out supporting old Windows, Android and Apple older models.

WhatsApp made the important announcement on the celebration of its seventh anniversary which proved a bad news for most of the users, so they need to either change or upgrade their mobile version.

The Facebook-owned app is grossing thousands of users across the whole globe; the changing of technology means to have a change in compatibility phase which will not be run on older mobiles.

The app which is now using by almost one billion users worldwide has appeared in Google Play Store and Apple Store seven years ago but the Facebook-owned messaging app built-in in most of Android, Windows and Blackberry and Nokia phones, the built-in functionality growing users day by day.

The handset which will have no longer support with popular messaging app until June 2017 of following smartphones Blackberry, Nokia S40, and Nokia Symbian S60 phones.

however, the platform which will not supportable with the app are Windows Phone 7, Android versions 2.1 and 2.2 and iPhone iOS 6/ 3GS will not compatible with future technology at the end of 2016.

Last month, the Facebook-owned messaging app launched a new feature of video calling.

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