Movingtrend – Tuesday December 26, 2017
WhatsApp is the World’s second largest social networking app. It is the app which all your friends and family members are using.
Whatsapp will stop working on Older phones from 2018
WhatsApp will stop working on the older smartphones soon. The list of the OS that will be believed to be stop running WhatsApp are Windows Phone 8.0, Symbian S40, BlackBerry OS, and BlackBerry 10. Now, users can move to more modern phone.
As the smartphone market is growing every year, smartphones with enhanced features are available in variety. The percentage of the users on the older platforms is lessening to 1 percent. On other hand, the Older OS are vulnerable to new hacking methods. The story is short, older OS lack proper security mechanism.
As WhatsApp is the most popular social network, and time to time it introduces the new features and enhancement in app. So, the new features will not be supported by the older OS.
The users of the older OS will not get the latest updates for the WhatsApp in coming year but the security related updates are expected to be available for one more year. Android versions 2.3.7 Gingerbread and older will stop getting support after January 2020. So, the users are still supported.
The users of the older smartphones will definitely switch to latest versions of the smartphones, as the social network app will stop working on the older OS. It lack support for the updated features and vulnerability on the end of Security.
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