WhatsApp Service for Nokia and BlackBerry Will be Closed


For Nokia and BlackBerry device users, be prepared to say goodbye to WhatsApp.

Therefore, the instant messaging application it plans to stop support for multiple operating systems both devices by the end of 2016.

WhatsApp will terminate support for all BlackBerry operating systems, including BlackBerry 10, Nokia S40 and Nokia Symbian S60. In fact, the older operating systems such as Android 2.1, 2.2 and Windows Phone 7.1 also get resin.

However, this support is not disclosed termination WhatsApp whether it will be removed from the app store or the operating system in question will not have any more updates.

They argue, retiring support for Nokia and BlackBerry WhatsApp because users see the diminishing of the devices.

“When it started in 2009, the mobile device is clearly different compared to now. App Store (iOS app store), at the time, he was still a few months. At that time 70 percent of smartphones sold is still dominated by BlackBerry and Nokia, “said the WhatsApp.

“As for the operating system Android, iOS and Windows Phone masi cover less than 25 percent. If the story is different now, already 99.5 percent. Our decision ahead will be more focused on mobile devices that use a lot of people. “

To be able to enjoy WhatsApp or get periodic updates, the WhatsApp recommend that users can move between devices that are no longer supported by it.