WhatsApp will not work with these OS and Mobiles

In February 2016 when WhatsApp turned 7, they shared information that: WhatsApp will not work with certain operating systems (OS) and mobiles by the end of 2016.


So by the end of 2016, WhatsApp had stopped their support for below OS and mobiles.
  • BlackBerry OS & Blackberry 10
  • Nokia S40, Nokia Symbian S60 & Windows Phone 7.0
  • Android 2.1 & 2.2
  • iPhone iOS 6 and iPhone 3GS
And in 2017, WhatsApp had stopped their services for below OS:
  • Nokia Symbian S60
  • BlackBerry OS & Blackberry 10
  • Windows Phone 8.0 and older versions

In June 2018 WhatsApp again informed that WhatsApp will not work from 31st December 2018 on all #Nokia phones running Nokia S40 OS.

And, if you are still using Nokia phones, which has Nokia S40 OS and WhatsApp application is important to you. Then it’s time for you to upgrade your mobile now.

WhatsApp says, they will no longer develop for these OS and you won’t be able to use WhatsApp for these OS and mobiles.
Apart from the above-mentioned OS and mobiles, WhatsApp will not work on the below OS too from 1st February 2020.
  • Android 2.3.7 and older versions
  • iPhone iOS 7.0 and older versions
Since 31st December 2018 is approaching soon, it’s time for you to gift yourself a new Android or iPhone. Before your WhatsApp services are stopped.

A few years ago, Nokia feature phones with S40 OS were in very high demand and today very few people use S40 OS phones.

Hence, users getting affected should be less, after the WhatsApp service is stopped for Nokia S40 OS.

However, if you are using Android phones having Android 2.3.7 and older OS. Or, using an iPhone having iOS 7.0 and older versions, then you still have time till 1st February 2020.

Since, after 1st February 2020 you would be required to upgrade your phone, to then supported the mobile OS for using WhatsApp services.

So friends, do you still use any Nokia S40 series phone? Or is WhatsApp services important to you? Please let us know in comments below.

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