As expected, Whatsapp has made good on its promise that it would stop supporting some phones beginning from 2017.
According to them, the move is to ensure its continuity as well as introduce new features and stay secure, which relies on the app being used on newer operating systems.
Phones using Android 2.1 or 2.2, iPhones with 3GS or iOS 6 will find that Whatsapp has stopped working on them.
Any phone using Windows Phone 7 has also stopped supporting the Whatsapp application.
They have said that anyone who wants to continue using the app has to buy a newer phone.
Phones that can no longer use the app includes:
1. A whole lot of Nokia phones that run on old Nokia S40 software: Asha,X2, X3, C2 etc are also included.
2. Some more Nokia phones those that run Symbian S60 software: C7,E5, Nokia 5530 Xpress Music, N97.
3. Windows Phone
4. HTC 7 Pro
5. LG Optimus 7
6. LG Quantum
7. Samsung Focus
8. iPhone 3Gs
9. iPhone with iOS6