Android fans should be pleased to know that a new update for Google Play Store which sports the 17.0.11 version number is now rolling out. If WhatsApp is at the moment energetic in your iOS 8 machine, it is possible for you to to make use of it exclusively till February 1, 2020, in response to a replace from the moment messaging platform.
"On iOS 8, you can no longer create new accounts or reverify existing accounts", said the update.More news: Companies welcome US-China trade truce, warn disputes remain
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While WhatsApp is offered to both iOS and Android users, anyone belonging to the latter group looking to install the app today might have felt like they were going insane.
"We do not explicitly prohibit the usage of jailbroken or unlocked units. However, because these modifications might affect the functionality of your device, we can't provide support for devices using modified versions of the iPhone's operating system", it added.
WhatsApp mentioned that customers of Android variations 2.three.7 and older will now not be capable to create new accounts, nor re-verify current accounts.
WhatsApp has over 1.5 billion monthly active users.