WhatsApp recently stopped supporting Windows Phone phones, as smartphones running on the Windows Phone operating system can no longer run WhatsApp, and after Windows phones, WhatsApp is now ending support for some Android phones in addition to iPhone devices. Previously, WhatsApp ended Support for some Android and iPhone phones, and now more are added to the list.
Devices that WhatsApp will not support
According to the official blog published by Facebook’s instant messaging platform, WhatsApp will terminate support for iPhones running iOS 7 or earlier, so if you are an iPhone user with iOS 7 or an older operating system running on your phone, it is recommended to upgrade To the latest operating systems now, where you can upgrade to the latest version of the program by going to the “Settings” menu, click “General”, then go to “Software Update”, and upgrade to the latest software.
In the same post, WhatsApp said that application support will end for Android users as well, as the messaging system said that all Android phones running on OS version 2.3.7 and above will not be able to use WhatsApp after February 1, so, if you are still You are using an old Android phone and are running old software versions, buy a new version of the software.
Why WhatsApp will not work on these phones?
WhatsApp explained this justifying that the messaging system will no longer actively work on developing updates or working with these systems, there are new updates coming every year, so WhatsApp decided to focus on the latest updates and override the old updates.
Therefore, if you have an Android phone running version 2.3.7 or earlier and iPhone with iOS 7 or earlier programs that are running on it, you should upgrade it to a new version, and in case you do not want to upgrade, you will not have new features Because WhatsApp will not send updates to the operating system of your phone, this means that you will not get all the new WhatsApp features coming this year.
It is worth noting that the WhatsApp service previously terminated support for: BlackBerry OS, BlackBerry 10, Nokia S40, Nokia Symbian S60, Android 2.1, Android 2.2, Windows Phone 7 and iPhone 3GS / iOS, as well as on December 30, 2019, WhatsApp ended support for Windows phones, and WhatsApp did not Available from Microsoft’s Windows Store