Whatsapp is the most used and downloaded chatting app in play store and app store. Not only this, but people are using WhatsApp web also on their pc to make their life easy.
The very first app we install on our phone is WhatsApp. Just because it has made a lot of our work easier, you can not only chat, But You can also even do a normal or video call if we tell you that WhatsApp will stop working on a few devices and your device also can be on the list.
WhatsApp will stop working on these phones soon: Check if yours is on the list
Here is the list which we have found if your device is listed in it. And you do not wish to lose chat then you can take the backup of your conversations or save your communications. So you don’t miss any of your essential data.
In the year 2020, Whatsapp will not work on a few iOS and Android devices. It is forcing millions of people to stop using the app or to buy a new phone. Windows phone will stop supporting Whatsapp from December 31st, so if you own a Windows phone, you need to buy a new phone to continue chatting on Whatsapp. From 1st February, some older iOS and Android devices will also stop supporting Whatsapp.
Android versions 2.3.7 and older.
iOS 8 and older.
All Windows OS phones from 31 December 2019
Older Version of Kai OS, Some JIO Phones
Why is Whatsapp doing this?
While answering this question facebook owner of Whatsapp has said. That there are significant users of Whatsapp from the latest hardware and OS. So they do want to focus on those things and prepare WhatsApp for the future. There are flaws in the old device which can create issues.
Statement by facebook:
“While these mobile devices have been an important part of our story, they don’t offer the kind of capabilities we need to expand our app’s features in the future. This was a tough decision for us to make, but the right one to give people better ways to keep in touch with friends, family, and loved ones using WhatsApp.”