By the top of 2020, WhatsApp, the messaging platform owned by Facebook, is ending support for many Android and iOS phones.
Yes, very soon some Android and iPhone smartphones won't be ready to use the world's hottest messaging service because their operating systems will lose the versions required for the appliance . consistent with a report, WhatsApp support are going to be removed on iPhones performing on earlier versions of iOS 9.
This means that it'll not be possible to use WhatsApp on iPhone 4 and earlier models. Similarly, so as to use WhatsApp in iPhone 4S, 5, 5S, 5C, 6, and 6S, the OS must be updated with iOS 9 or later. As far as Android phones are concerned, WhatsApp will not work on phones before Android 4.0.3.
Android 4.0 or frozen dessert Sandwich was first released in 2011, so if your phone is 8 to 10 years old then you ought to be worried otherwise you'll not face WhatsApp shutdown. it's unknown at this point what he will do after leaving the post. the amount of users using phones supported Apple's older operating systems is estimated at tens of millions.
Note that before this, on New Year's Eve , 2019, WhatsApp had stopped supporting all phones running Windows OS . Similarly, support for phones running the Android 2.3.7 or earlier OS was discontinued in February 2020.
Before Windows Phone, WhatsApp has discontinued support for BlackBerry OS , BlackBerry 10, Nokia S40, Nokia Samba S60, Android 2.1, Android 2.2, Windows Phone 7, iPhone 3G / iOS 6.