By Atiya Riffat
Numerous individuals will never again be able to utilize WhatsApp after the messaging app announced it will cut help of its service on older iPhones and Android cell phones.
From 1 February 2020, users using older operating systems will be in danger of WhatsApp never again working on their mobile phones.
The organization made the announcement in an update to a blogpost posting which handsets will never again be upheld.
The new ‘purge’ – reported in an update to a organization blog – will influence Android versions up to 2.3.7, Nokia Series 40 handsets and iOS gadgets running iOS 7 or older.
As per Google figures, 0.3 per cent of Android devices still run this operating framework – adding up to around six million cell phones and tablets.
Users of these gadgets will never again capable to make new accounts however will even now have the capability to keep utilizing WhatsApp up until the due date.
The company prompts that users change to devices running more current operating systems.
WhatsApp stated, ‘There’s currently no option to transfer your chat history between platforms. However, we provide the option to send your chat history attached to an email.’
WhatsApp says, ‘There’s as of now no choice to transfer your chat history between stages. Nonetheless, we give the alternative to send your chat history connected to an email.’
The Facebook-possessed application gloats near half a billion users around the globe, anyway it is vague what number of users will be influenced by WhatsApp’s most recent announcement.
WhatsApp reported in December that it would end bolster for Windows Phone 8.0 and older, and in addition the Nokia Symbian S60 and Blackberry OS and Blackberry 10.