A day without WhatsApp
is difficult to imagine. WhatsApp now brings bad news for some Android and
iPhone users. Facebook-owned mobile Messaging service WhatsApp would no longer
support devices using the Android 2.3.7 operating system and iPhones using iOS
7 after February 1, 2020.
The updated FAQs noted
that users of Android phones running on Android 2.3.7 version and iPhones
running on iOS 7 “can no longer create new accounts, nor re-verify
existing accounts” after February 1, 2020. The Facebook-owned instant
messaging platform further notes that the decision to end WhatsApp support for
these Android phones and iPhones will not affect/impact a lot of users.
California-based WhatsApp said that “you’ll no longer be able to use all
Windows Phone operating systems after December 31, 2019, and WhatsApp might not
be available in the Microsoft Store after July 1, 2019.”
using Android 4.0.3 or later; iOS 8 or later.
The company also announced
that Windows phone users will no longer able to use WhatsApp on their phone
post-Dec 31, 2019. In one of the past FAQs WhatsApp noted, “you’ll no
longer be able to use all Windows Phone operating systems after December 31,
2019, and WhatsApp might not be available in the Microsoft Store after July 1,