The world’s most favourite instant messaging application WhatsApp updates on a regular basis and it brings needful security patches along with new features to give maximum satisfaction to its users. But the application also needs to run on the latest version of the operating system, and today the parent company of the instant messaging applications, Facebook has announced that the Instant Messenger will be discontinued on millions of Smartphones by next year. Let’s check out the list of devices that will be discontinued.
Facebook has announced that the Windows Phone users will not able to use WhatsApp forever after December 31, this year. The decision came straight after Microsoft announcement to shut down the Windows 10 mobile. The company has also said that iPhone users with IOS 8 or older will no longer able to use the application after February 1, 2020, and the Android users using all devices with version 2.3.7 or older will also not able to open the Instant Messenger on their device.
It is worth to mention that there are not many users are using the older version of operating system and devices, if you are the one who still sticks with older devices then it is the time to move on, not only because of the WhatsApp but also for the latest security features as well as the new technologies. Well, if you are someone looking to purchase a new device then check out our guide for the best smartphones.