Yes! it is true, WhatsApp may stop work.
And it has been officially announced by WhatsApp.
Since we using Whatsapp service for last 7 years, we received a lot of features from status to pinned chats and audio calling to video calling.
What is the need of this announcement from Facebook?
From the day we started using WhatsApp it is also providing maximum safety for protecting our smartphone data from crackers.
Due to some security reasons, WhatsApp says that we couldn’t provide updates for some devices in Android, windows, blackberry, including iOS too.
Now let’s see in detail about the reason.
WhatsApp may stop work
What’s the main reason:
When the WhatsApp launched in 2009, the mobile phone technology was different.
Most of the mobile phone had Symbian and Blackberry operating system.
But now the entire scenario is different.
Today 99.5% of mobile phones are powered by Windows, Android and Apple.
Why it may stop work:
In upcoming years WhatsApp will be announcing lot more features for multiple platforms like Android, iOS, Windows, which make the WhatsApp run without any trouble.
But the old technology mobile devices does offer the technology with some limitations.
So it is not easy for WhatsApp to provide the release for old technologies based mobiles.
WhatsApp has become essential in our life for communicating with people around us.
Facebook recommend upgrading to newer Android, Windows, iOS device before the end of 2016.
Even though the date has already passed.
Facebook extended its support up to June 30, 2017, for Blackberry OS, Blackberry 10, Nokia s40 and Nokia Symbian s60.
Which devices are out of the game:
- Android 2.1 and 2.2
- Nokia s40 and Nokia s60
- Blackberry OS and blackberry 10
- Windows 7
- iPhone 3GS/iOS6