The Messaging Platform – WHATSAPP – Will now ending support for devices before Android 4.0.3 or before iOS 9 | RT Media.
If you’re still using an old version of an Android smartphone and rely youre on WhatsApp messaging, you might want to pay attention to this one post.
So therefore, The popular Facebook-owned messaging platform which is WHATSAPP, the platform has updated its support page to reflect that the app will no longer be supported on Android devices if they are not running at least:
• Android 4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or
• iOS 9 and above.
As reported by Android Central, WhatsApp will stop working on unsupported devices as of February 1, 2020.
After this sunset date, users will no longer be able to register or to verify their devices to sign into the messaging platform but unless they’ve updated their Smartphones.
The support page also mentions “ we no longer actively develop for these operating systems, some features might stop functioning at any time.”
On a similar note, Windows Phone users will no longer be able to use WhatsApp after tomorrow, December 31. Either way, if you’re still on Windows Phone, Microsoft officially recommends that you switch to Android or iOS.