Every year, the company performs a kind of "blacklist"And for this 2019, the list of devices that are not viable are made.
In light of the constant update of the most widely used messaging application in the world, the company will seek to focus on "mobile platforms used by the vast majority of people."
Prior to this he announced that, for example, those who use messaging service under the operating system Nokia S40 and S60 They can only do it until the end of the month.
This means that the models in the Finnish brand Nokia 206, 208, 301, 515 and Nokia Asha C3, X2 and X3 They will only be able to occupy the courier service until December 31, according to what was published by WhatsApp.
For years, it was one of the most used models of users, but from 2019, WhatsApp will not be viable in the operating system. It is the iPhone 4, Apple model that will be affected by the new update.
"WhatsApp for iPhone requires iOS 8 or later. In IOS 7.1.2, you can no longer create new accounts or confirm existing accounts. If WhatsApp is already active on your device, you can use it for 1 February 2020. IOS 6 or earlier is no longer compatible. "
In view of this, the company recommends updating the latest version of iOS for each device.
For those who have mobile devices under the Android operating system, there are also very similar news to iOS. Those who have Android with operating system 2.3.7 or earlier, until February 1, 2020.
What are the devices that will be available?
Currently, WhatsApp is compatible with the following devices:
- Android with operating system 4.0 or later
- iPhone with iOS 8 or later
- Windows Phone with operating system 8.1 or later
- JioPhone 2