WhatsApp will soon stop working for plenty of phones soon, as Microsoft will quit support for Windows 10 mobile in December of this year, the popular WhatsApp messaging app will also stop working on Windows phones after December 31, 2019. WhatsApp announced the end of support date in an update. The app will also stop working on Android versions 2.37. and older and iOS 7 and older after February 1, 2020.
WhatsApp explained: “You’ll no longer be able to use all Windows Phone operating systems after December 31, 2019.
“Because we no longer actively develop for these operating systems, some features might stop functioning at any time.”
Meanwhile, WABetainfo has claimed that WhatsApp is working on Universal Windows Platform (UWP) behind the scenes. The platform will allow WhatsApp messenger to work across all Windows 10 devices, including Xbox One and its other mobile devices.
But according to WABetaInfo – a fan site that tests new WhatsApp features early, a Universal Windows Platform (UWP) app is under development which possibly will be available for both Windows Desktop and Windows Phone platforms.