In 2017, WhatsApp May Not Work On Your Phone. Read Why


The latest WhatsApp update may not be a good news to some, but it pays to pay attention and avoid getting surprised in the future. If you are one of the one billion users of the app, you might want to read until the end. Recently, the company announced that WhatsApp will not be available on certain older phones in 2017.


In an announcement made by the company, wherein this latest WhatsApp update is also featured on Techradar; it said “WhatsApp will stop working on iPhone 3GS devices and will also stop being supported on any device running iOS 6. The service will also stop on any first, second, third or fourth generation iPad that has not been updated. Users need to update to iOS 9.3 to use the service.”
Moreover, the cease of the application as indicated on the latest WhatsApp update will also extend to devices running on Android 2.1 or 2.2 operating system. Windows 7 users will not be able to enjoy the services of the text messaging app. Fortunately, Windows 7 users still have time to upgrade their OS in order for WhatsApp to stay updated on such devices.
The company, through their latest WhatsApp update announcement recommend updating their devices in order to conform with the specs. Meanwhile, WhatsApp will extend their support on devices such as BlackBerry OS, BlackBerry 10, Nokia S40 and Nokia Symbian S60. The latest WhatsApp update confirms, these devices will enjoy the support only until June 30, 2017. Unfortunately, it is the Blackberry and Nokia OS that is outdated; hence WhatsApp’s decision to cancel support on such devices and moving on with the new Windows, iOS and Android OS.

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