WhatsApp is going to its stop its services for old BlackBerry And Windows phone users. in their official blog Whatsapp Messenger says from 31st December 2017 WhatsApp will stop working in BlackBerry OS, BlackBerry 10, Windows Phone 8.0 and older versions.
in their Blog Whatsspp says.
“When we started WhatsApp in 2009, people’s use of mobile devices looked very different from today. The Apple App Store was only a few months old. About 70 percent of smartphones sold at the time had operating systems offered by BlackBerry and Nokia,” it reads.
“Mobile operating systems offered by Google, Apple and Microsoft – which account for 99.5 percent of sales today – were on less than 25 percent of mobile devices sold at the time.”
Apart from this This Messenger also stops working in Nokia S40 devices on 31 December 2018 and Android 2.3.7 and older (Gingerbread) versions now they have validity of This famous messenger up to ebruary 1, 2020.
On ending its services companies official blog also says
“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,” the company’s blog post 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.
“If you use one of these affected mobile devices, we recommend upgrading to a newer Android, iPhone, or Windows Phone.”
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