Alert: WhatsApp has announced on its official blog that it will not run ever on some of these iPhone and Android smartphones from 30 June 2017 onwards. Maybe your smartphone also falls in this category. The company is continuously updating the WhatsApp in order to add new features in it.
WhatsApp wrote on its official blog (blog.whatsapp.com) that, “we are continuously updating the app and adding the new features. New features won’t work on the old version of smartphones, that’s why we are ceasing our services on those smartphones that are not able to support the new version. No service will be allowed on these phones via WhatsApp from June 30, 2017.”
To let you remind, earlier WhatsApp was ceasing its services for such smartphones on 31 December 2016 but the time period was extended by the company for its users.
On these operating systems and models WhatsApp will stop its services:
Symbian, Windows 7.1, BlackBerry, Android 2.1. Along with these, the service will also stop to run on Apple’s iOS 6.