Wednesday, September 29, 2021
Home Technology WhatsApp To Stop Working For Millions From 2021; Check Details Here

WhatsApp To Stop Working For Millions From 2021; Check Details Here

- Advertisement -

New Delhi: Millions of smartphone users won’t be able to access WhatsApp from January 1, 2021, as their devices will no longer remain compatible with the messaging app.

WhatsApp has yet again announced that it is withdrawing support for certain older devices which are currently compatible with the messaging app.

Some users of older devices will still be able to access WhatsApp by updating to the latest version of the software. However, for some devices, WhatsApp will become permanently inaccessible from January 1, 2021.

Dropping support for older devices is a regular exercise for WhatsApp. This time it is dropping support for any iPhone running on software older than iOS9. Users with these phones won’t be able to use WhatsApp from January 1.

The WhatsApp announcement means that the iPhone 4 and models will not be able to access the messaging app from the beginning of next year. iPhone 4S, 5, 5S, 5C, 6 and 6S can all be updated to iOS9, hence they will be able to support WhatsApp once updated.

Android phone users have not been spared either. WhatsApp will no longer work on Android devices running on devices with Android 4.0.3 or older versions of the operating system. If users have such phones that are no longer compatible with WhatsApp, then they must back their chats up before January 1, 2021, if they want to retain them.

They can do so by going to ‘Chat backup’ option under Chats section in Settings. Aside from backing up their chats, users of old devices should also start looking for smartphones that are compatible with WhatsApp if they want to use the messaging app in the future.

Other popular phones that will stop running WhatsApp include HTC Sensation, Samsung Google Nexus S, Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc, LG Optimus 2X, Samsung Galaxy S I9000, HTC Desire S and others.

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -
Stay Connected
16,985FansLike
2,458FollowersFollow
61,453SubscribersSubscribe
Must Read

ECI Imposes Section 144 In Bhabanipur Ahead Of Bypolls

Kolkata: The Election Commission of India (ECI) today imposed Section 144 in the bypoll bound Bhabanipur constituency from 6.30 PM (Tuesday) till the completion...
- Advertisement -

On Ranbir Kapoor’s Birthday, Here’s Glimpse Of Shamshera

Mumbai: It's Bollywood superstar Ranbir Kapoor's birthday today and to mark the occasion, Yash Raj Films which is producing his period drama Shamshera, unveiled a...

Navjot Singh Sidhu Is No More Punjab Congress President, Resigns

Chandigarh: Punjab Congress President Navjot Singh Sidhu today resigned his post 'refusing to compromise Punjab's future' but assured to continue as a committed soldier...

Amarinder Singh In Delhi Today, Likely To Meet BJP Top Brass

New Delhi: Humiliated and denigrated former Punjab CM Amarinder Singh who is slated to visit the capital today, could meet Union Home Minister Amit...
Related News

ECI Imposes Section 144 In Bhabanipur Ahead Of Bypolls

Kolkata: The Election Commission of India (ECI) today imposed Section 144 in the bypoll bound Bhabanipur constituency from 6.30 PM (Tuesday) till the completion...

On Ranbir Kapoor’s Birthday, Here’s Glimpse Of Shamshera

Mumbai: It's Bollywood superstar Ranbir Kapoor's birthday today and to mark the occasion, Yash Raj Films which is producing his period drama Shamshera, unveiled a...

Navjot Singh Sidhu Is No More Punjab Congress President, Resigns

Chandigarh: Punjab Congress President Navjot Singh Sidhu today resigned his post 'refusing to compromise Punjab's future' but assured to continue as a committed soldier...

Amarinder Singh In Delhi Today, Likely To Meet BJP Top Brass

New Delhi: Humiliated and denigrated former Punjab CM Amarinder Singh who is slated to visit the capital today, could meet Union Home Minister Amit...

Aditya Academy Collaborates with Nalanda Learning System to Provide Seamless Education To Pre-Schoolers

Kolkata: With the temporary closure of schools due to the ongoing pandemic, there is a surging need for digital learning and creative initiatives to...
- Advertisement -

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here