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Whatspp is ending support for older platforms

Bad news for whatsapp users - who are using older devices; Whatsapp has planned to kill support for older operating systems.

After this announcement, only android 2.3+ and IOS and Windows phone 8.1+ will be supported by whatsapp.

By the end of 2016, whatsapp will be ending support for these older operating system.

  • BlackBerry, including BlackBerry 10

  • Nokia S40

  • Nokia Symbian S60

  • Android 2.1 and Android 2.2

  • Windows Phone 7.1


Company did not say that they will kill the app, may be no further updates for these operating systems.

Company says, 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. Means, much devices will not be affected by this announcement.

Currently, Many popular apps are killing support for older versions. however, company did not say that they are killing support from older IOS devices, so if you are using older IOS devices - you don't have to worry.

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