Multimedia Desk. While WhatsApp is bringing new updates and features, the date is getting closer when it will stop working millions of smartphones. What will you do if WhatsApp stops working on your smartphone too? True, there are some smartphones in the new year in which WhatsApp will stop working. If your phone is also in this list, then start thinking about its option as soon as its support is going to end on many Android and iOS phones from 31 December 2019.
Actually, WhatsApp had already announced that it will stop supporting many smartphones by the end of 2019. Not only this, the users of these smartphones will also not be able to create a new account. According to the information provided in the WhatsApp FAQ, from the end of this year, the mobile app will stop working on smartphones running Android 2.3.7 operating system and iPhone’s iOS 7. The reason for this is that according to the new operating systems, updates are coming in WhatsApp as well, after this it will not work in the old operating systems.
Apart from this, users will not be able to download the new version of WhatsApp in smartphones with these operating systems by removing the old version. Users have time till 1 February 2020 to change phones with these operating systems. Apart from this, WhatsApp will also stop supporting all Windows phones from December 31, 2019. If you use Windows Phone and want to keep your WhatsApp chats safe, then you can export it. Apart from this, Facebook’s proprietary app will continue to run in select feature phones, which has a KaiOS 2.5.1+ operating system. This includes Jio Phone and Jio Phone 2.