(MENAFN – Al-Anbaa) Ahmed Sabry
It was not a problem at all, the messaging service disrupted “WhatsApp on millions of mobile devices around the world two days ago, but” the shock as many global websites and reports have called it is that “WhatsApp is about to force millions of users to buy a new phone if they want to continue using The most popular messaging service in the world.
According to these reports, more than one billion users of one of the most popular messaging systems in the world across 180 countries, may find themselves isolated, with the company announcing that it will stop after 10 days to support the old Android and iOS phones.
With this, users will face a very expensive “WhatsApp” start for 2020. Experts said that at the beginning of next February, the application will stop working on a number of devices, leaving some people in need of buying a new and expensive smartphone !.
And “WhatsApp, owned by” Facebook, warns users of the change expected for months, and the new ban indicates that all iPhones, which run any program older than iOS 7, will not be able to access “WhatsApp, and there will be a similar problem for users Android phones too.
The popular messaging service confirmed that devices running operating systems earlier than Android 2.3.7 or iOS 8 will lose access to WhatsApp from February 1, 2020.
In other words, if the user had an iPhone 4 or earlier, or an Android device released before 2011 (such as Google Nexus One or Samsung Galaxy S), it is unlikely that you can install WhatsApp from the App Store or Google Store Play.