After a crucial 2016 business year for Blackberry and Nokia smartphone giants, WhatsApp support will reportedly end for BlackBerry, Nokia platforms, as well as some iPhone, models by the end of December, this 2016.
According to the report, WhatsApp, which is the most popular messaging application platform used by almost 90 percent of smartphone users in the world will no longer support some mobile devices at the end of December as their planning to expand their app features and add more security tools to their app. “code-block code-block-4”> The messenger platform has already updated its user policy to begin sharing your info with Facebook as well as so many major updates seen in the past couple of months.
Here are the List Of Phones That Will No Longer Have WhatsApp Support WhatsApp support will end for all Blackberry phones including blackberry10 devices All Symbian Phones Includes;
Nokia E90 Communicator
Nokia N79 Nokia
N81 8 GB
Nokia N86 8 MP
N95 8 GB
Nokia 6710 Navigator
Nokia N97 mini
Nokia 6760 Slide
Nokia 6790 Surge
Nokia 701 Samsung GT-i8510
Nokia 808 PureView WhatsApp support will also end for some Samsung phones which include: Samsung GT-l7110
Nokia C5 Samsung i8910 Omnia HD
Nokia C5-03 Samsung SGH-G810
Nokia C6 Samsung SGH-iNNN Nokia C7 Samsung SGH-L870
Nokia E5 Sony Ericsson Satio Nokia E51 Sony Ericsson Vivaz
Nokia E52 Sony Ericsson Vivaz Pro and Nokia E55 Also, WhatsApp support will end for all Nokia S40 Phones and they include;
Nokia Asha 201
Nokia Asha 300
Nokia Asha 302 Nokia Asha 303
Nokia Asha 306 Nokia Asha 311
Nokia C3-01 Nokia X2-00
Nokia X2-01 and Nokia X3-02 Window phones 7.1 will no longer receive WhatsApp support. iPhone 3GS/iOS 6 will receive the axe too Android 2.1 and Android 2.2 will seize to be supported by WhatsApp The company added through its blog post that despite it was a tough decision for them to make, but still the right one in order to provide better service and better ways to keep in touch with your family, friends and loved ones using WhatsApp.
Our advise, if your phone falls within the stated list, you are advised to either upgrade to the newer version of Android, iPhone, Window or exchange your phone for a brand new one.