Talking about the closure of WhatsApp Supports in old phones, it is said that the company does not develop new features for these platforms, due to which some of its features stop functioning automatically.
Mobile operating systems offered by Google and Apple - which account for over 90 percent of sales today - were on less than 25 percent of mobile devices sold at the time. The company, in its blog post, has updated that the company would provide support for security patches and bug fixes for Windows Phone OS till the mentioned date. Its latest decision can be seen aligned with Microsoft's decision to end support for their operating system.
WhatsApp has announced that it would no longer provide any assistance for Windows OS starting December 31, 2019.
The best messaging app for Windows phones is about to go dark as well, and this will clearly be one major hit for everyone planning to stick with Microsoft's mobile operating system for a little longer.
Whatsapp will also stop working on Android versions 2.3.7 and older after February 1, 2020 and iPhone iOS 7 and older after February 1, 2020.
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In an attempt to hold a spot on mobile, Microsoft has bought the Windows 10 PC browser, Edge to Android and iOS.
(Web Desk) - If you are still using Windows Phone in 2019, you now have another reason to buy a new Android or iOS based device!
In March, Facebook deserted Windows Phones. Separately however, WhatsApp beta watcher WABetaInfo has tipped a Universal Windows Platform (UWP) app is in development, said to be available for both Windows Desktop and Windows Phone platforms.
If you use one of these affected mobile devices, we recommend upgrading to a newer Android phone or a newer iPhone to continue using WhatsApp.
The operating system dipped to a 0.3 per cent of the market share by the end of Microsoft's third financial quarter in 2016.
For example, Windows does not support Citymapper.