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WhatsApp Will Stop Functioning On These Smartphones After 31 Dec 2018. Here’s Why

| Published on December 31, 2018

WhatsApp has become India’s most preferred online communication tool and there are several reasons including the ease of use and UI for this. There are so many positives of WhatsApp but today we are sharing something that might bring sadness on the faces of some smartphone users. Coming directly to the point, we are talking about WhatsApp latest decision to stop the app operating on some smartphones after 31st December 2018.

Which smartphones will be affected?

Nokia S40 series smartphones users won’t be able to run WhatsApp on their devices anymore after 31st Dec.

Also, Android phones that operate on Android 2.3.7 Gingerbread or older and iOS 7 phones will also stop supporting WhatsApp from Feb 2020 onwards.

Why WhatsApp won’t run on these smartphones anymore?


The company wants to make some big changes in the working of their app and they believe that older smartphones won’t be capable for the changes. So, in order to expand in the right direction, WhatsApp has taken this step.

Do you believe that ignoring older smartphones in the right way to grow for WhatsApp? Do share your views on this in the comments section.

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