New Delhi: Popular messaging platform WhatsApp will withdraw help from sure platforms from January 1.
Mentioning about supported working techniques, WhatsApp web page mentions that it gives help for and advocate utilizing the next units:
Android operating OS 4.0.three and newer
iPhone operating iOS 9 and newer
Select telephones operating KaiOS 2.5.1 newer, together with JioPhone and JioPhone 2
“Once you have one of these devices, install WhatsApp and register your phone number. WhatsApp can only be activated with one phone number on one device at a time. Furthermore, there’s no option to transfer your chat history between platforms. However, we provide the option to export your chat history as an email attachment.Please note, export chat isn’t supported in Germany,” WhatsApp says in its help web page.
Based on the above, it may be concluded that iPhones not run iOS 9 won’t be used for WhatsApp providers from 2021. This embody all earlier iPhone fashions upto iPhone 4. However, these utilizing iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, iPhone 6, and that iPhone 6S, could have to replace their telephones with both iOS 9 or later for having the ability to use WhatsApp. For Android customers, telephones like HTC Desire, LG Optimus Black, Motorola Droid Razr, Samsung Galaxy S2 are those that might not be operating Android OS 4.0.three and newer.
How to discover out OS operating on your telephone
iPhone customers go to Settings > General > Information to discover out software program model on your iPhone. Android customers go to Settings > About Phone to discover out OS model operating on your smartphone.