WhatsApp stops working on Older Android, iPhone, Windows Phone 7 Models
When Facebook has started ruling over the world, the launch of WhatsApp has grabbed the attention of the people. WhatsApp is a free social media application. It replaces SMS. It makes use of the internet to make voice calls, video calls, send and receive text messages and documents, PDF files, images, GIF, location, audio files, phone contacts. Now it has become the most famous instant messaging App. More than 1 billion people in about 180 countries stay connected with their friends and relatives because of WhatsApp.
WhatsApp stops Working on Older Android, iPhone, Windows Phone 7 Models
- WhatsApp stops working in older smartphones, running Android 2.2 Froyo or earlier versions of Android, iPhone 3GS or iOS 6 and inferior versions of iOS. It decided on it as it looks forward to our next seven years, and it wants to focus its efforts on the mobile platforms the vast number of people use.
- The mobiles which are listed by WhatsApp don’t have the capabilities which WhatsApp deliberately need to expand its features in the near future.
- Particularly, the market share of these devices is pretty low – very less percent for devices running with Android version 2.2 Froyo (approx 0.1 percent). nearly 2.6 percent for iOS 6 running devices and the iPhone 3GS is itself a 7-year-old phone. Windows Phone 7 users will also suffer due to this upgrade issue.
- WhatsApp has advised the users to go for upgraded handsets since it has stopped working with the above mentioned mobile phones. So they can enjoy uninterrupted and unlimited chats with their friends.
- At first, WhatsApp had announced that blackberry. Which is not running Android and some Nokia mobiles would not be able to get onto the chat. But in November 2016, it granted these users a stay of execution until 30th June 2017.
- The changes allow WhatsApp to combine both encryption and other privacy services. But this will stop the messages from being read.
- It lets WhatsApp face disapproval from Government authorities who claim that WhatsApp chats should be made public.
- It is expected that more new features will be available on Whats app.
- Rumors are being spread that WhatsApp introduces a new feature. Which may let the people edit or completely delete the texts once they are sent.
Also read: WhatsApp not working on Android – Fix it
In the past, when people met each other, the question would be, what’s up?. We have a different scenario now, Whats app is their favorite exchange of expression. People are indulging in business through this. As far as security is concerned, it is very safe. We have more options to remain safe on WhatsApp. It provides reliable and secure texting and calling. They are secured with the end to end encryption so that no third party can read or listen to the conversation.