In its "Questions and Answers" section, the popular application has added an update of the operating systems that will continue to receive technical support from February 1, 2020. These are Android versions 4.0.3 (known as Ice Cream Sandwich and launched in 2011) and iOS 9 (released in 2015) onwards.
A decision, therefore, that will leave out the previous versions. For these operating systems, new accounts can no longer be created or re-verified existing ones, although «you can continue using WhatsApp» in the previous versions of Android 2.3.7 and iOS 8 until February 1 of next year.
Keep in mind that WhatsApp can only be activated from a phone number on a single device. There is no option to transfer your chat history between platforms. However, from the company they assure that there is the option to "export chat history as an email attachment".
In addition, WhatsApp has confirmed that the “app” can no longer be used on Windows Phone as of December 31, 2019, and WhatsApp may not be available in the Microsoft Store online store. The company therefore urges consumers to update their mobile devices to the most updated versions. . (tagsToTranslate) whatsapp (t) works