Devices in Which WhatsApp Stop Working by the End of 2018
Devices in Which WhatsApp Stop Working by the End of 2018

In this article, we provide you with the list of Devices in Which WhatsApp Stop Working by the End of 2018. WhatsApp is one of the most popular Instant messaging App around the Globe. Billions of Users send messages in their day to day life via WhatsApp. However, Thousands of Devices are also supporting this popular instant messaging Platform. Now, According to the latest blog post by the WhatsApp officials reveals that WhatsApp soon removes support from some old devices. In the Blog post they also clarify the reason, they say that day by day WhatsApp updates some feature in its interface. However, the devices from which we take away the support isn’t dynamic anymore. The reason is the hardware which integrates on those devices are outdated. Therefore, we reach a conclusion that we take away our support from these devices by the end of the Year 2018.

Below we are going to provide you the list of all those Devices in Which WhatsApp Stop Working by the End of 2018. If you are one of those users who is still using these devices which we list below, then our recommendation is to buy a new device by the end of 2018.

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What are all the Devices in Which WhatsApp Stop Working by the End of 2018?

Let’s start with the platform which is most widely used in the world right now. Yes, you guess it right I am talking about Android.

1. Android

Whatsapp clearly says that it will lose its support for Android version 2.1 and 2.2. That is Android Eclair and Android Froyo. This means that those devices which are running Android Version 2.1 & 2.2 will not get any further updates by the WhatsApp team by the end of 2018. Moreover, WhatsApp officials also write on their blog post that those devices which run Android Version 2.3.7 i.e. Android Gingerbread will get updates for 2 more years.

2. iPhones

Those Users who are still carrying the iOS 3GS and iOS 6 will not get any security patches by the end of 2018 from WhatsApp.

3. Windows Phone

Windows Phone is now a past stuff. Phones running Windows 8.0 or later will already not get any WhatsApp update this year. So, we think we should also include Windows Phone in our list also.

4. Nokia

The S40 series of Nokia Users are not getting any support from WhatsApp by the end of this year. Moreover, the S60 Symbian series is already not supporting WhatsApp.

5. Blackberry

WhatsApp also terminate its support for Phones running Blackberry OS.


If you are one the user who still use these phone or platforms, our recommendation is to backup your chat history and switch to a new device.

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