See full list of phones that will lose Whatsapp by December

See full list of phones that will lose Whatsapp by December Whatsapp

Many smartphones will lose their ability to use the popular cross-platform messaging application known as Whatsapp. The app which has become quite useful to Nigerians has decided to stop supporting some smartphones.


Speaking in March 2016 to BBC, the company stated that it was going to end support of the smartphones, stating:

“WhatsApp is to end support for a number of operating systems including Blackberry 10, Nokia Symbian S60 and Windows Phone 7.1.

“The company said it wanted to focus development “on the mobile platforms the vast majority of people use”.
Facebook-owned WhatsApp, which is used by a billion people worldwide, will stop working on the named operating systems by December 2016. But it will still work on Blackberry’s latest smartphone which runs Android.”

Here is a list of operating systems (OS), Whatsapp will stop supporting at the end of 2016:

– Android 2.1 and Android 2.2
– Blackberry OS 7 and earlier
– Blackberry 10
– Nokia S40
– Nokia Symbian S60
– Windows Phone 7.1

Here is a list of phones affected by the coming change. 

All Blackberry phones, WhatsApp support will end for all Nokia S40 Phones and other Nokia phones including:

Nokia 500

Nokia E6

Nokia 5228

Nokia 5230

Nokia E63

Nokia 5233

Nokia E66

Nokia 5235

Nokia 5250

Nokia E7

Nokia 5320

Nokia E71

Nokia 5530

Nokia E72

Nokia 5630

Nokia E73

Nokia 5700

Nokia 6124

Nokia N82

Nokia 6210

Nokia N85

Nokia 6220

Nokia N86 8 MP

Nokia 6290

Nokia N95

Nokia 6650

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Nokia 6700

Nokia 6710 Navigator

Nokia N96

Nokia 6720

Nokia C5-03 Samsung SGH-G810 

Nokia C6 Samsung SGH-iNNN Nokia C7 Samsung SGH-L870

Nokia E5 Sony Ericsson Satio Nokia E51 Sony Ericsson Vivaz

Nokia E52 Sony Ericsson Vivaz Pro and Nokia E55

Nokia Asha 201

Nokia Asha 300

Nokia Asha 302 Nokia Asha 303

Nokia Asha 306 Nokia Asha 311

Nokia C3-00

Nokia C3-01 Nokia X2-00 

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