WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned instant messaging application will end its support for various operating system after December 31 this year. This has been made official through a statement by WhatsApp itself earlier this year. As its only couple of months left for the date, it’s important for the smartphone users with below listed operating system to upgrade their device.
The main reason behind WhatsApp ending its support for these OS is that the company unable to implement latest features and security within the app. To increase app’s features in the future and made it available to various OS, it is important for the WhatsApp to end its support for certain Operating System.
The following are the list of operating system that won’t support WhatsApp after December 31:
Android 2.1 and Android 2.2
BlackBerry OS and BlackBerry 10
Nokia Symbian S60
Windows Phone 7.1
iPhone 3GS/iOS 6
So all the users with above operating system need to upgrade to a newer Android, iPhone, or Windows smartphone before the 2016 year ends to continue using WhatsApp messenger.
To remind you, WhatsApp recently rolled out its much awaiting Video Calling feature in its latest update. As it is still in beta version, users won’t find the app with this video calling feature on Google Play Store. But if you’re one among those, who wanted to experience it before any of your friends does then here we have WhatsApp Video Calling APK (Beta) which can be easily downloaded on your mobile. Locate the APK file and install it manually.