California: Facebook’s proprietary social messaging app WhatsApp will stop working on many smartphones by the end of this year. After December 31, 2012, WhatsApp will not be available on Blackberry OS, BlackBerry 10, Windows Phone 8.0 and other older platforms. Also after December 2018, WhatsApp will stop working on the Nokia S40 and Android version 2.3.7 and older versions since February 2020.
Deadline Increases by Whatsapp
Let us tell you that in 2016, Whatsapp gave such information to its users, that soon it will stop working in smartphones. However, the deadline was extended to June 30, 2017, which was then again 31st December, 2017.
What did Whatsapp write on his blog?
Whatsapp wrote on his blog, “It was a very difficult decision for us, but it was also correct in a way because we wanted users to stay connected with their friends and family, if you were to call them these close mobile devices If you are using any of them, then we will advise you to upgrade it to new Android, iPhone or Windows Phone. ”
Why these platform will stop on whatsapp?
The main reason for whatsapp’s closure on these platforms is that the older operating systems are not able to support new developments on WhatsApp in the future. However, most of the smartphones on which WhatsApp is shutting down have become outdated. Also, these commercials are not available now.
Which mobile operating system will not run after December 31, 2012, Whatsapp?
Nokia Symbian S60
Blackberry OS and BlackWire 10
Windows Phone 8.0 or older
Nokia S40 (December 31, 2018)
Android version 2.3.7 or older (one February, 2020)
Whatsapp took back after rollout of the private reply feature?
Whatsapp rolled out new feature in the Windows Phone Beta version 2.17.342.0. Under this new feature, Group Chat Members have the option of private reply. This means that users participating in the group chat can reply to the private message. This feature was available from the initiative for the web version of Windows 10 WattsAp. Now media reports, the private reply feature has been removed for group users. However, the reason behind the removal of this feature has not been clarified. It is believed that Whatsapp brought this feature for testing. Other features of Whatatsapp update are as before. The features that were included in the new update included new design for calls, option to switch from voice to video calls and advance group settings.