WhatsApp will no longer be available for certain old versions of some operating systems from 2020 . Learn in this note more details of which are the affected devices.
As the application incorporates new features, the greater the amount of updates you will receive.
For this reason, devices with versions of old operating systems will no longer be able to use the app.
In the case of Android , WhatsApp will no longer work from February 1, 2020 on cell phones with operating systems 2.3.7 or earlier .
For iPhone , the affected terminals are those with iOS 8 or earlier versions , as of the same date.
In addition, since December 31, 2019, WhatsApp cannot be used on devices with Windows Phone operating system.
These communications were made in the official blog of the messaging service, clarifying that they are not developing the application for the mentioned systems and that, for this reason, at some time some functions may stop working.
On the other hand, it recommended updating the operating systems in the phones to the latest available version, as well as using KaiOS 2.5.1, Android OS 4.0.3, iOS 9 or higher systems.