WhatsApp to stop working on some smartphones on New Year's Eve

WhatsApp to stop working on some phones from Dec 31 5 things you must know

While the app still works on newer Windows Phones, those users still have to reckon with the fact that Microsoft isn't too interested in updating its mobile platform.

Because we will no longer actively develop for these platforms, some features may stop functioning at any time, the statement added.

The most used messenger Whatsapp has declared that it will end support by 31 December 2017 for Blackberry OS, Blackberry 10 and Windows 8.0 version and older. The company has withdrawn support from these devices and will focus on more popular platforms.

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They said: "When we started WhatsApp in 2009, people's use of mobile devices looked very different from today". As a result, users will no longer be able to create new accounts or re-verify existing accounts on these devices. These bunch of devices are already 3-4 years old now and apparently Blackberry has moved onto Android ecosystem leaving its proprietary Operating System behind.

Come 2018, older BlackBerry and Windows phones will not be able to use WhatsApp as the company has made a decision to cease support for some older mobile operating systems.

Ending support for Blackberry and Windows Phone has seen no further extensions and will come into place on the mentioned date.

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"These platforms don't offer the kind of capabilities we need to expand our app's features in the future. Keep in mind that WhatsApp can only be activated with one phone number on one device at a time".

It is also planning to cut support for Nokia S40 devices on 31 December 2018 and phones running Android versions 2.3.7 and older on 1 February 2020.

Unfortunately, you won't be able to transfer your previous chats from your old device to the new one. However, it does provide the option to send a person's chat history attached to an email, and provided instruction links on its web page.

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Last year, the company axed support for a host of other mobile systems, such as Nokia Symbian S60, Android 2.1 and 2.2, and iPhone 3GS/iOS 6.

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