WhatsApp Will Stop Functioning On Some Smartphones In 2020

WhatsApp, the popular messaging apps, is drawing the line at the final of the year. The company is doing this every year and is announcing a list of smartphone models that will not support the app in the future. This is happening because some of the models are not capable of supporting the new features that the app is offering. If you want to see which device and model will not use the popular messaging apps, stay with us.

The billions of users of WhatsApp is all you have to look to see that the Facebook app is one of the most popular and useful apps. But because we live in an era where everything is evolving, changing, and improving, this is the case of the app WhatsApp.

The team behind the app is continually improving the app with new features that could optimize the user experience and the way each user can communicate. Because of that, the app will not work on specific models of smartphones. The list of the smartphone is officially announced on the company’s blog.

WhatsApp Will Not Be Anymore Available for Some Smartphones in 2020

The devs behind WhatsApp is specifying clearly that in 2020, not only the app will not work, but creating a new account will be impossible. The implementation of the changes will start on February 1st, 2020. The smartphones using Android 2.3.7 Gingerbread or some early versions, and the iOS 8 or earlier will not support WhatsApp.

Besides this, users that have Windows Phone will be the most affected. These users will not receive WhatsApp support starting from February 1st, 2020. The users with the operating system mentioned above can continue to use the app, but they won’t receive other features, and in time, the app will stop working.

Finally, WhatsApp is deciding to take these steps every year because of the technical problems that appear when new features are coming. Check your Android or iOS and see if you need to buy a new phone or not.

Ben Johnson

Ben Johnson

Ben Johnson is just getting his start as a journalist, he mostly worked on freelancer websites as an exceptional ghostwriter. Apart from being a contributor to the site, Ben also helps keep BleeBot up and running, he also keeps our social media feeds up-to-date.

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