WhatsApp to End Support for Some Smartphones from 2017 – List

World’s popular messaging app WhatsApp will end its support for some Smartphones from 2017. Here we have a list of Smartphone which will not be supported by WhatsApp from 2017. In February 2016, WhatsApp had announced it will stop supporting old smartphones.

WhatsApp will not support the Smartphones which runs on earliest versions of Android, iOS, Nokia, BlackBerry and Windows Phone 7. While WhatsApp will extend support for BlackBerry OS, BlackBerry 10, Nokia S40 and Nokia Symbian S60 until 30 June 2017.

Now as the end of the year is few days far, very soon some older smartphones will loss support of WhatsApp.

List of Smartphones which will not Supported by WhatsApp-

Android 2.1 and 2.2


Nokia S40

Symbian S60

Windows Phone 7.1

iPhone 3GS/iOS 6

List of Smartphone Which will not support WhatsApp
List of Smartphone Which will not support WhatsApp

How to Check “Is my Smartphone Supported” by WhatsApp?:

WhatsApp is supported on most Android, BlackBerry, iPhone, Nokia, and Windows smartphones. Learn more about which devices are supported on: Android | iPhone | Windows Phone | Nokia S40 | BlackBerry | Nokia S60 | BlackBerry 10

You can download the app by going to this link from a web browser on your phone. If your device is supported, you will be directed to the correct download page for your device.

If you try to download WhatsApp on an unsupported device, you will receive a message that your device is not supported and you will not be able to download WhatsApp. We currently do not support tablets or Wi-Fi only devices, and do not plan to do so in the foreseeable future.

WhatsApp has over 1 billion monthly active users. Its video calling is end-to-end encrypted on the app, just like the messages, text and regular audio calls. WhatsApp is also slated to be getting some Snapchat like features, which includes a version of Stories.

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