It’s a really good idea to recognise changing times and go with Android instead.
You’ll soon no longer be able to use WhatsApp on Android versions 2.3.7 and older, or iOS 7 and older.
While support ends on 11 June, Microsoft will push out security updates until 10 December.
For older iPhones Whatsapp won't get any new features, users cannot re-install the app if deleted.
WhatsApp rolls out Restrict Group feature, where admins can curb member activity by preventing them from sending messages, photos or videos
In Admin Settings, the administrator can restrict who can change the group info. Administrators can keep sharing media and chat as normal as they restrict other members.
Last year in July, Microsoft ended all support to Windows Phone 8.1 and millions of devices running on this operating system.
New WhatsApp beta update for Windows Phone devices introduces live location and 'heart' notification for stickers
WhatsApp has submitted a new beta update for Windows devices, taking the version to 2.18.24.
Microsoft Surface Phone hardware with foldable display and Snapdragon 845 is almost ready for 2018: Report
For a company that once held a funeral for iPhone and Blackberry, Microsoft’s phone future hasn’t really been looking that rosy.
WhatsApp would also end support for Nokia S40 after 31 December, 2018 and Android versions 2.3.7 and older after 1 February, 2020.
The company said the logo design was inspired by singer Johnny Rotten of the British punk band The Sex Pistols.
WhatsApp to stop services for users of BlackBerry OS, BlackBerry 10 and Windows Phone 8.0 from 31 December
Also mentioned on the blog is the fact that WhatsApp on Android versions 2.3.7 and older will also stop working from 1 February 2020.
Microsoft begins selling the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 on its online store; to come preloaded with Microsoft launcher
Dubbed as the Microsoft Edition, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 includes Microsoft Launcher as well as apps like like Cortana, Word, Excel, OneNote and Outlook.
What is more ironic is the fact that Belfiore himself has switched away from Windows Phone platform because of the lack of apps and more diverse hardware.
If Windows Phone wasn’t dead as a concept in the past, it certainly is now.
Marking an end to its challenging three-year journey, Microsoft has ended all support to Windows Phone 8.1 and millions of devices running on this operating system.
Indeed, it looks like this year could finally see the end of Microsoft's smartphone ecosystem.
WhatsApp will bring ‘Live Locations’ to individual chat; to notify contacts when you change your number
The latest feature that the company is testing is bringing the ‘Live Locations’ feature to individual conversations on WhatsApp.
Microsoft is apparently working on a new Windows 10 Mobile device for 2017; Surface Phone expected in 2019
The new device is said to be just like the regular Microsoft Windows Phone devices that a fractional minority of the smartphone world still uses today.
WhatsApp will start the roll-out of 'Video Calling' in coming weeks in stages. The company was working on the video calling featured behind in closed beta test since last 4-5 months.
WhatsApp issued an official update to Google Play Store which brings video calling to the app.