The world’s most popular and favorite messaging App Whatsapp will stop running in some older mobile operating systems from June 30, 2017. The company is removing its support from Whatsapp running on mobile devices and smartphones with these old operating systems (OS). Although earlier this deadline was until December 2016 it has now been extended until June 30, 2017.
Whatsapp has more than 1 billion users worldwide. In January 2009, Facebook launched this messaging app for $ 19.3 billion in February 2014. So if you have a phone running in the OS listed below, you might not be able to use Whatsapp further.
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Blackberry OS: Blackberry 5810
Blackberry 10: Z10
Nokia S40: Nokia 206, Nokia 208, Nokia Asha 301, Nokia 515, Nokia Asha 201, 205, 210, 230, 300, 302, 303, 305, 306, 308, 309, 310, 311, 500, 501, 502, 503, Nokia C3-00, C3-01, X2-00, X2-01, X3-02
Nokia Symbian S60:
Microsoft Windows 7
Android 2.1 and Android 2.2
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If your phone runs on any of the operating systems given above, then you may not be able to enjoy Whatsapp after June 30, 2017. The company is completely eliminating its support from these OS phones, this means that you will no longer receive Whatsapp updates. Because of which your Whatsapp app will be expiring soon and your services will be closed.
How to Use Whatsapp on Older Mobile or Smartphone
But if you want to take advantage of Whatsapp services, then there is only one solution for this and that is to upgrade your mobile OS. For this, first of all, you need to find a new OS for your mobile and be aware that it supports your mobile. Because, in a hurry, we download an incorrect version that can not support our mobile or smartphone. After downloading the OS, you need to install it on your mobile, your mobile or smartphone will turn into a new OS and you will be able to enjoy a lot of Whatsapp Services.
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And if no new OS or update is available for your mobile phone then you may need to change your mobile. But if you are going to pick up a new mobile or Smartphone, keep this in mind that the smartphone should be on the latest OS so that you will not have to face any difficulty in the future.
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