In light of WhatsApp’s decision to stop the application of various iPhones and some Android phones, the company confirmed this, specifying the types of phones that will no longer support the update of the application, while stating that it will provide support for iPhones with iOS. 9 and versions. The latest devices with Android OS 4.0.3 and later, as well as phones with KaiOS 2.5.1, JioPhone and JioPhone 2, and application support for older devices will stop starting this month.
“WhatsApp” pushes its users to update the application
The WhatsApp company has informed its users that they have devices with modern operating systems that install the WhatsApp application with the latest update, and the company also clarified that the application can only be installed with one phone number on one device at a time, and He also touched on the lack of an option to transfer chat history between systems. It is basic though, but provides the option to export the chat history as an email attachment.
Details of the suspension of “WhatsApp” support for older devices. Will the application stop completely?
On the details of stopping the application’s support for the devices that have been identified, Dr. Khaled Sharif, a member of the Committee for the Protection of Users’ Rights of the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority, stated that the service will not be stopped. directly on these phones, but “WhatsApp” will stop supporting those devices with the advantages of new updates like the rest of Other applications, which means that the service will not be performed in a controlled manner.
“Sharif” explained that stopping the application support for these devices does not mean that the application will stop working directly, but it means that the user will have difficulties in obtaining the latest update of “WhatsApp” and its benefits related to services and security, and to know the types of phones that the application will stop supporting, you can read: