WhatsApp will stop working on these phones in 2020

By El Comercio / GDA


12/31/2019 | 06: 05 p.m.

The popular instant messaging application
WhatsApp will stop working as of January 1, 2020 in some
cell phones.

The app, owned by Facebook, will no longer lend
updates for such models.

So, we have to cell phones with system
Windows Mobile operating system will no longer have the security backup that
WhatsApp continuously takes out to keep your application safe from attacks
external

This means that those who have these
phones may continue to use the app, but are exposed to multiple
threats. In addition, they might encounter anomalous behaviors.

However, not only Windows mobiles
will be abandoned by the messaging application, other platforms such as
Androi or iOS will also be affected.

As of February 1 of the following year,
Android versions 2.3.7 and iOS 8 (and earlier) will be out of
support.

There has already been a first movement in this
sense: mobile users Android 2.3.7 or lower and iOS 8 or lower
They cannot create accounts or verify them.

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