WhatsApp stops for millions of older iPhones, Android devices

Yolanda Curtis
February 3, 2020

These are legacy operating systems, and are no longer updated or installed on any new devices.

As pointed out, we suggest influenced individuals to button to more recent smart devices that run on fresh Android as well as iphone variations to make sure gain access to toWhatsApp WhatsApp advises updating to phones running on Android OS 4.0.3 as well as more recent, as well as iphone 9 as well as more recent.

While "Gingerbread" would only have come on phones over six years old, Android devices are not updated to newer versions as consistently as iPhones.


If you're not sure how old the operating system on your phone is, be sure to check its settings now to find out if you can still use WhatsApp.

"If you use one of these affected mobile devices, we recommend upgrading to a newer Android, iPhone, or Windows Phone to continue using WhatsApp".

If you're still using an Android phone running Android versions 2.3.7 and older or iPhone with iOS 8 and older, will need to update your phone's software in order to use the WhatsApp app.


Subsequently, the setting given in the About Phone section will choose.

You can also update your smartphone by clicking Software Update. We hope that we have succeeded by giving you the full details and information. The app had stopped working on older Windows phones from December 31, 2019. The report indicates that users will be able to choose from three themes on WhatsApp.

'Since we never again effectively create for these working frameworks, a few highlights may quit working whenever, ' said WhatsApp in a blog entry. However, still users app, go to chat backup can take.


Initially referred to "Disappearing Messages", and now renamed "Delete Messages", the service will let users to set a time-stamp for when they'd like messages to be deleted on the app. Subsequently, the users your to choose wallpaper from Will.

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