Whatsapp is one of the most popular apps in the market today. Infact, it currently has over 1.5 billion users worldwide. These users come from over 180 countries in the world. Moreover, it is adding around 25 million users every single month.
Whatsapp, as we all know, is a quick messaging app, known for its simple and speedy interface. Initially started as an independent platform, Facebook acquired it for $1.5 billion in February 2014. And, ever since its inception, Whatsapp has been consistent with its regular updates. These updates include latest features and security upgrades. Surely, this has helped it regain the top spot.
Recently, Whatsapp updated its list of supported devices. This list shows all the devices which support the application.
Firstly, the news is coming for Windows phone users. Basically, Whatsapp has decided to revoke its support from all smartphones running Windows OS. So, if you are using any of the Windows phone, you won’t be able to use Whatsapp on your smartphone after 31 December 2019.
Subsequently, one more news coming from the sources also state that Android and iOS users will face a similar restriction. Android users won’t be able to use Whatsapp on their device after 31 January 2020. However, this restriction only applies to Android version 2.3.7 and older versions.
Likewise, iOS users will receive a similar fate. So, continue reading if you are an iOS smartphone user. Whatsapp will restrict support to all the iOS devices running on iOS 7 and older. This also is likely to be effective from 31 January 2020. This means, that you won’t be able to run Whatsapp on your device if you are using an older version of iOS.