WhatsApp announced it will stop supporting iOS 7 from 2020. Considering that iOS 12 will be released later on this year, this implies iOS 7 was around five years prior.
While it’s easy win that the larger part of iOS clients is likely as of now on the most recent form of iOS, WhatsApp has since refreshed its help where they express that the application will never again support iOS 7 in 020.
On their official statement, on their WhatsApp blogspot they stated:
“But anniversary dates are also an opportunity to look back. When we started WhatsApp in 2009, people’s use of mobile devices looked very different from today. The Apple App Store was only a few months old. About 70 percent of smartphones sold at the time had operating systems offered by BlackBerry and Nokia. Mobile operating systems offered by Google, Apple and Microsoft – which account for 99.5 percent of sales today – were on less than 25 percent of mobile devices sold at the time.”
To be more particular, they will stop supporting iOS 7 and more seasoned come first February, 2020. This is as yet several years away and surprisingly, this implies they would have supported iOS 7 for around 7 years when bolster comes to an end.
This is really better than average and like we stated, the nature of iOS refreshes for the most part implies that there are numerous who have presumably refreshed and updated by at that point.
The post additionally expresses that they will quit supporting Android Gingerbread in 2020, and the Nokia S40 after the 31st of December, 2018 which we figure shouldn’t amaze.
Whichever way this news doesn’t come as a shock as a rule, yet on the off chance that for reasons unknown regardless you have an iOS gadget running on iOS 7 or more established in 2020, take note of that WhatsApp will never again be supported on it.