Whatsapp is the most popular chatting app, and now it is a default app in every mobile device. So if you are using the app, then this WhatsApp update is not good news for you.
Because if you are using Microsoft phones or else Microsoft windows phones such as Lumia, Surface windows phone, then you have to change your mobile device or shift your WhatsApp app into the new mobile device.
Why WhatsApp app not supported for windows phones?
It is not only happening to your windows Smartphone. WhatsApp team is going to ending its support for many mobile devices. So this news may hurt a lot of WhatsApp app users in the world. The app no longer supports all old mobile devices after 31 December 2019.
Some people think this is only happening to Microsoft windows mobile devices. No, it is wrong. This problem will affect android mobile devices too.
If you are using any android mobile device lower than 4.0.3 OS, then you have to update your mobile device to a higher OS version. We all knew some mobile devices could not update the Android operating system.
So if you are using that kind of mobile device, then you have to buy a new mobile if you need to use WhatsApp continuously.
WhatsApp web app downloads for windows
As you know, the WhatsApp chat app has access to the windows pc too. You need to download the wa web chat app to your Windows PC or laptop. But due to the Microsoft cooperation, they have decided to stop windows updates for their Microsoft Windows 7 all versions.
So if you are planning to download the WhatsApp web app for windows 7, then you have to change your desktop operating system.
You can install windows 8 or higher versions, and after that, you can download the latest WhatsApp application to your windows PC. As well as you access the WhatsApp web online app without any problem.
WhatsApp no longer supports the iOS 8 Apple devices
Whatsapp cooperation takes another action against iPhone users. That is, if you are using any Apple devices with iOS 8 or lower versions, then you can’t install or download the WhatsApp app. Because the app is going to stop working all the old versions of iPhone devices in February 2020.
So you should upgrade your apple device iOS version as soon as possible to use WhatsApp online chat app continuously. Once you upgrade your device to iOS 10 or iOS 11 version, then you can access Watsup latest lock face ID features.
Here you can read how to scan web WhatsApp QR code using your mobile phone.
How to update your WhatsApp account on iPhone
01. First, you need to open the apple app store on your iPhone mobile phone. Sometimes you can find direct access to the app store on your home screen.
02. After that, you need to tap the “Update” tab at the bottom of your screen. Once you tap the icon, you will see all apps which are required to update.
03. Go through the list and find the WhatsApp application on the list. (If you cannot find WhatsApp icon on the list, which means your app is up to date.)
04. Now tap the update icon next to the WhatsApp application. Your update will download the mobile phone, and it will install automatically.
05. In case if your iPhone asks your password of apple id, do not hesitate to provide it. It is an extra verification of the process.
How to transfer WhatsApp windows phone chat to android phone?
The bad news is you cannot transfer your chat history to your newest device. They are not allowed to transfer chat history between two different platforms. Even though you can export your chats as an email attachment. If you need to get back up your chat history, then do this immediately before February 2020.
Finally, we want to say do your backups daily and soon update your Smartphone before February 2020. This is the only way to save your Whatsapp chats and WhatsApp windows phone account for the future.
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