In case you have been still using the Windows Phone device in the year 2019 your reasons for doing this are soon narrowing down as the most famous instant messaging platform of the world WhatsApp is soon going to end the support for all of the devices.
In one of the blog posts, Whatsapp had announced that they will be ending the support for all of the Phones that are supported by the Windows operating system after 31 December 2019. This also means that Windows Phone users will not be able to use WhatsApp in the year 2020.
There will be a release of a final update for it in the month of June this year by WhatsApp. This decision was taken after the following of Microsoft’s said that they were going to end the support for the Windows Mobile devices in the month of December. There will be a continuation of the working on Windows phones this year by WhatsApp as said by one of the spokespersons.
WhatsApp in their blog had also mentioned that they are going to end the support for the Android versions 2.3.7 and older after 1 February in the year 2020 also, iPhone iOS 7 and older at the same time.
WhatsApp had earlier also ended support for the Nokia Symbian S60 in the year 2017 June and also the BlackBerry OS and BlackBerry 10 in the year 2017 December. However, if you have always been a Windows fan there is a little hope there. WABetaInfo in their Tuesday tweet had said that WhatsApp is presently working on the Universal Windows Platform (UWP) app. With the assistance of this specific app, people will efficiently be able to use the app on the Windows Phone and Windows Desktop platforms of the recent versions.