Come 2020, WhatsApp will cease engaged on various smartphones. As up to date on the FAQ part of the Fb-owned messaging app, there are a number of Android and iOS phones that won’t have the ability to run the app as the corporate will withdraw assist for older variations of OS from 1 February 2020.
In accordance with the knowledge on WhatsApp FAQ part, Android phones working on Android 2.3.7 working system and decrease in addition to iPhones working on iOS 8 and decrease is not going to be appropriate with the chat app from next year.
WhatsApp additionally confused on the truth that these older variations of Android and iOS working methods “can now not create new accounts, nor re-confirm current accounts after February 1, 2020.” Nevertheless, the Fb-owned on the spot messaging platform will preserve the app working on choosing phones with KaiOS 2.5.1+ OS, together with JioPhone and JioPhone 2.
Furthermore, in what might come as bad news for Windows OS customers, WhatsApp earlier introduced that can be withdrawing assist for all Windows phones from December 31, 2019 — the identical month that Microsoft ends the help of its Windows 10 Mobile OS. The corporate additionally added that the app “won’t be out there within the Microsoft Store after July 1, 2019.”
However, when you’ve got a Windows smartphone, and don’t wish to lose all of your chats and knowledge after 31 December 2019, there’s a possibility to avoid wasting your chats. While opening the chat you want to export, and faucet on Group Info.
Tap ‘Export Chat’. You’ll then be given a choice to obtain the chat with or without media. Choose your choice and export all of your chats. WhatsApp additionally highlighted that the choice to finish WhatsApp assist for these Android phones and iPhones is not going to have an effect on a whole lot of customers.