Whatsapp announced that it will stop spending its resources on older operating systems of Nokia, Android, Blackberry and Apple.
Nokia phones running on symbian S-40 will stop functionality of whatsapp from tonight i.e. 31st December 2018. The S-40 operating system is very old, it first appeared in 1999 and then after Nokia was acquired by Microsoft the S-40 OS ceased to exists. The most recent nokia phone Nokia 515 that was launched in 2013 was the last S-40 device.
Nokia phones like the Asha 201, Nokia Asha 205, Nokia Asha 210, Nokia Asha 230, Nokia Asha 500, Nokia Asha 501, Nokia Asha 502, Nokia Asha 503, Nokia 206, Nokia 208, Nokia 301 and Nokia 515 will no longer support whatsapp from midnight today.
The application will also stop working on phones that operate on Android 2.3.7 and older (Gingerbread) and iPhone 3GS/ iOS 6 from 1st February 2020.
Whatsapp already doesn’t work with devices that run on Nokia Symbian S60, BlackBerry OS, BlackBerry 10, and Windows Phone 8.0 OS.