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Devices in which WhatsApp will stop support from 2018?

Want to know in which devices WhatsApp will stop working from 2018? This article Devices in which “WhatsApp will not work anymore or support from 2018?” will help you to know that

what type of smart device will not be able to run this messenger from new year eve, i.e, from 2018?

After detailed research, we came to know the type of devices that are not suitable for a messenger that is written below:-

Also, WhatsApp has said: -This was a tough decision for us to make, but the right one in order to give people better ways to keep in touch with friends, family, and loved ones using WhatsApp.


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Devices in which WhatsApp will stop work:-

This is the latest article in which we described the problems shared by the company

WhatsApp won’t support in future for some type of older version of operating system devices that are mentioned below.

WhatsApp is vast and widely used in our mobile devices, laptop and billions of user use it for their daily needs and for exchanging personal information.

More than 7 billion people per day engaged with this messenger App.

The app allows you to chat with your friends and send your multimedia messages, say your data.

But after this announcement of WhatsApp that this messenger won’t run in few older platforms which are not capable or able of expanding new features in the upcoming future.

While this messenger app has their own reason.

That those kinds of backward or older version of devices which do not have sufficient kind of capabilities for the upcoming updates of this messenger app in future, from 2018.

Confirmed as a result this information that through this year who are using an older version of smartphones.”Facebook-owned, WhatsApp messenger app will not run anymore from December 31 this year!

list of older versions of the platform in which WhatsApp messenger won’t be able to run:

  • BlackBerry OS
  • java phones (already removed from support)
  • Nokia Symbian S60
  • BlackBerry 10
  • ios 7/iOS 6
  • Nokia S40
  • Windows 7 as well as Windows Phone 8.0
  • Gingerbread Android  version 2.3.6 (maybe removed till 2020)

As WhatsApp blog said we will no longer actively develop for these platforms as we required a smartphone that has sufficient efficiency of exploring our new tremendous features in future for a better version of this messenger.

Finally, in addition, they emphasized that

Those, who do not have smartphone with an Android of the latest version and above will not be able to run WhatsApp messenger features from upcoming updates.

Probably the Company also said those who have windows featured smartphone which is below version of 8.1 will not be able to expand all the upcoming features of WhatsApp messenger.

below is the result of windows phone must read

Yet you could run those feature from the company until December 31, 2017

i.e, you will be able to continue to use this App messaging app on that phone before this date.

Also messaging app,

will not work on Gingerbread Android OS version 2.3.6, 2.3.7 and older after February 1, 2020, will not be able to explore their conversation through this awesome messaging app anymore.

 In conclusion

Seems like,

The Nokia S40 platform from 2018 may stop functioning at any time since they are not actively developing for this kind of versions.

As this company wants to make awesome new features to their messaging app,

WhatsApp has suggested its users either to move Android 4.0 and up or iOS 7 and up

App company said those who do not want to buy new smartphones could run their window smartphone on 8.1 version.

This would be great if Microsoft would give an update to windows older version.

If you want to know about your window phones updates you could visit Microsoft support page.




  1. KASHISH KUMAR December 30, 2017
    • Joseph Corella December 30, 2017
      • KASHISH KUMAR December 30, 2017
  2. Naveed Ashraf December 31, 2017

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