The largest Instant messaging app, Whatsapp, has extended the support for
Blackberry and Nokia Users till June 2017.
The Company who has previously declared to end support for the phone
users by end of this year changed their mind for the reasons unknown.
This statement was released on their FAQ section of device support.
Read the statement below :
WhatsApp support for mobile devices
As announced in our blog, we will soon be ending support for certain devices.
On June 30, 2017, we will no longer support the following platforms:
BlackBerry OS and BlackBerry 10 Nokia S40 Nokia Symbian S60 The
following platforms will no longer be supported at the beginning of
Android 2.1 and Android 2.2 Windows Phone 7 iPhone 3GS/iOS 6
These platforms don’t offer the kind of capabilities we need to expand
our app’s features in the future.
If you use one of these affected mobile devices, we recommend
upgrading to a newer Android running OS 2.3 , a Windows Phone 8 , or
an iPhone running iOS 7 before the end of 2016 to continue using
The new update for the BlackBerry 10 version is available through
BlackBerry World, it should be however noted that this just resets the
time-bomb built into the app. a whole lot of people have been trying
to dispose their phones to get compatible ones but i guess now they’ll
wait a little more.