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WhatsApp will stop working in 2021

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The WhatsApp messaging application will stop working on some mobile phones (older models) as of January 1, 2021, as operating systems will no longer be able to support WhatsApp.

This way, when this happens, the application will be discontinued and cannot be reinstalled. To solve this (big) problem, you will need to update your phone software.

WhatsApp application

WhatsApp is an application for exchanging text messages and voice calls in real time for smartphones. In recent years, this Facebook application has become quite popular worldwide, being completely free. In addition to text messages, users can send documents, videos, images, voice messages and make video calls with friends and / or family. The only requirement is for the user to have an Internet connection (Wi-Fi or mobile data).

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Apple operating system

All iPhones that have a version prior to iOS 9, will no longer be compatible with this application. Incidentally, the iPhone 4 will be the only smartphone with an Apple operating system that will not be able to enjoy WhatsApp. The rest of the latest models will be able to obtain this application in the normal way. But, they will have to update the operating system to iOS 9 version.

Android operating system

The version most compatible with the Android operating system of WhatsApp will be 4.0.3, which was launched in 2012. All smartphones with older versions will no longer be able to enjoy this application.

Future of the application

During this week, users will “feel” the effects of this discontinuation on older phones. This process will be done gradually and, it seems, will be fully concluded in January. Until that time, security problems and eventual errors will be corrected.

Do you agree with this attitude of the Facebook team? Are you one of the users who will be unable to enjoy this application?

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