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If you are using the old version of iPhone or Android, you can’t use WhatsApp in your phone from next year

WhatsApp has already declared that they will not provide services for the iOS 7 and Android 2.3.7. They will start working on 1st February 2020.

WhatsApp is one of the best and popular messaging services. They have recently given the confirmation. The Efe new has already reported that there will be a FAQ note on the old version phones which will have the statement of:

“can no longer create new accounts, nor reverify existing accounts.”

This note will be displayed after the date of 1st February in the year of 2020.

WhatsApp is a social messaging services which is owned by Facebook. They have said that the new phone users will not face any kind of difficulties. It will only affect the people who haven’t changed or updated the phone from the past six years. Even right now, they are facing various problems to reverify their accounts and they also can’t create a new WhatsApp account. The organization will stop its services on the scheduled date.

California based  WhatsApp official has stated that:

 “you’ll no longer be able to use all Windows Phone operating systems after December 31, 2019, and WhatsApp might not be available in the Microsoft Store after July 1, 2019.”

After doing a survey, they have come up with a report which says that the percentage of the affected users are very low which is almost 0.24 percent. Different versions of the Windows Operating System which has the updated windows 10 mobile is included in the percentage of 0.24. The total number of the user of Windows 10 is uncountable.

WhatsApp has announced to use Android 4.0.3 or the iOS 8. All the phones should support the KaiOS 2.5.1. You can also use the iPhone or iPhone 2 to get the proper services of the application.

The company has firmly stated that:

 “This was a tough decision for us to make, but the right one in order to give people better ways to keep in touch with friends, family, and loved ones using WhatsApp”. They also added, “If you use one of these affected mobile devices, we recommend upgrading to a newer Android, iPhone, or Windows Phone.”


Michael Sheetz
Michael Sheetz is the Senior Writer at Main Street Mobile. He is keen to learn how to use the latest gadget in the market. Apart from this, he loves to purchase essential gadgets. He has completed his bachelor of the arts in Politics, Philosophy and Economics, double-minoring in Journalism and Theology in 2017. To get in touch with Michael for news reports you can email him on [email protected] or reach him out on social media links given below.


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