WhatsApp Ending Support for Windows Phone on December 31
WhatsApp has officially announced in their blog post about the mobile device support, they will discontinue the support for Windows phone platform after December 31. This announcement is applicable for all version of Windows phone operating system currently available in the market. To clarify the announcement, not only the Windows phone platform users will not receive any further updates for WhatsApp application but it will stop working on the Windows Phone operating system.
Although the famous tipster of WhatsApp, WABetaInfo has provided information about a universal version of the windows platform WhatsApp reason development (UWP). This application will be available in both the Windows Desktop and Windows Phone platform altogether. WhatsApp application is currently owned by Facebook, and from the year 2020 Windows phone users will not be able to use WhatsApp in their devices even if they are running on Windows 10 Mobile.
WhatsApp has already stopped the support for Windows Phone 7 from the end of the year 2016, not only Windows phone but then old versions of the Android (v2.3.7 or older) and iOS 7 on older will not be supported by the WhatsApp from 1st February year 2020. Even though the rumor about the universal WhatsApp application for Windows platform is surfacing on the internet, but there is no release date available by any of the medians on the internet.
Even it is not confirmed that the WhatsApp application will not get any universal application and, the complete support for Windows phone platform will be discontinued as mentioned in the blog post from December 31. If you are using any of the above-mentioned older version of the operating system in your smartphone devices, then we will definitely recommend you to upgrade to the new version in order to continue using WhatsApp application on your smartphone devices.
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