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WhatsApp is stopping support for all Symbian, Nokia S40, BlackBerry phones. Phones running older versions of Windows, Android and iOS operating systems will also not be supported.
The shutdown of the service for these devices and platforms will happen at the end of the year, December 31, 2016. https://www.whatsapp.com/faq/en/general/20951556

Android users still on Android 2.1 and Android 2.2 are no longer be able to use WhatsApp.

Windows phone users will have to upgrade beyond Windows Phone 7.1 to continue enjoying services. iOS 6 are not be supported, which  affects those Apple users who are holding back from updating the OS.

The devices that WhatsApp will no longer be supported are: Nokia Asha 201, Nokia Asha 205 Chat Edition, Nokia Asha 206, Nokia Asha 208, Nokia Asha 210, Nokia Asha 300, Nokia Asha 301, Nokia Asha 302, Nokia Asha 303, Nokia Asha 305, Nokia Asha 306, Nokia Asha 308, Nokia Asha 309, Nokia Asha 310, Nokia Asha 311, Nokia Asha 515, Nokia Asha 500, Nokia Asha 501, Nokia Asha 502, Nokia Asha 503, Nokia Asha 230, Nokia C3-00, Nokia C3-01, Nokia X2-01, Nokia X3-02, Nokia X2-00, Nokia X7, Nokia E6, Nokia N8, Nokia C6, Nokia C7, Nokia E7, Nokia 500, Nokia 600, Nokia 603, Nokia 700, Nokia 701, Nokia 808, Nokia 5800, Nokia 5530, Nokia 5230, Nokia 5233, Nokia 5235, Nokia N97, Nokia N97 mini, Nokia X6, Nokia X5-01, Nokia C6, Nokia C5-03, Samsung i8910 Omnia HD, Sony Ericsson Satio, Sony Ericsson Vivaz, Sony Ericsson Vivaz Pro, Nokia 5700, Nokia 6110, Nokia 6120, Nokia 6121, Nokia 6124, Nokia 6700, Nokia 6290, Nokia E51, Nokia E63, Nokia E66, Nokia E71, Nokia E90 Communicator, Nokia N76, Nokia N81, Nokia N81 8GB, Nokia N82, Nokia N95, Nokia N95 8GB, Nokia 5320, Nokia 5630, Nokia 5730, Nokia 6210, Nokia 6220, Nokia 6650 fold, Nokia 6710 Navigator, Nokia 6720, Nokia 6730, Nokia 6760 Slide, Nokia 6790 Surge, Nokia C5, Nokia E52, Nokia E55, Nokia E72, Nokia E73, Nokia E75, Nokia E5, Nokia N78, Nokia N79, Nokia N85, Nokia N86 8MP, Nokia N96, Samsung GT-i8510, Samsung GT-I7110, Samsung SGH-L870, Samsung SGH-G810 and Samsung SGH-iNNN.

UPDATE: You won't be able to use WhatsApp on the following platforms for:

Nokia Symbian S60 after June 30, 2017
BlackBerry OS and BlackBerry 10 after December 31, 2017
Windows Phone 8.0 and older after December 31, 2017
Nokia S40 after December 31, 2018
Android versions 2.3.7 and older after February 1, 2020

Personal info sharing
WhatsApp will share your phone number with Facebook, you have 30 days to opt-out. https://www.whatsapp.com/faq/general/26000016

Transferring Chat history
check out http://www.whatsapp.com/faq/en/general/21002842

Author Topic: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread  (Read 98775 times)

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #1890 on: December 05, 2017, 03:51:34 AM »

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #1891 on: December 05, 2017, 03:53:48 AM »

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #1892 on: December 05, 2017, 04:11:01 AM »
Can WhatsApp work on a desktop?

Yes, but it needs to be running on a phone too at the same time.
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #1893 on: December 05, 2017, 05:25:03 AM »
You can set up an Android emulator and have WhatsApp on there

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #1894 on: December 05, 2017, 01:24:40 PM »
You can set up an Android emulator and have WhatsApp on there
+1 use bluestacks

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #1895 on: December 05, 2017, 08:11:41 PM »
If you have WhatsApp on your phone you can use web.whatsapp.com
Thanks for clarifying, I do not have it on my phone,and I was about to ask the same question.
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #1896 on: December 05, 2017, 09:56:34 PM »
I believe it's downloadable for pc on its own, but I may be wrong.

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #1897 on: December 05, 2017, 10:02:08 PM »
I believe it's downloadable for pc on its own, but I may be wrong.
As already said in this thread, the whatsapp app isn't installable as a standalone app on a windows PC. It's either installing the Android app in an android emulator (which hogs a ton of resources of your PC), or installing the whatsapp thing that mirrors your whatsapp while it's actually running on a smartphone.

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #1898 on: December 05, 2017, 10:03:05 PM »
As already said in this thread, the whatsapp app isn't installable as a standalone app on a windows PC. It's either installing the Android app in an android emulator (which hogs a ton of resources of your PC), or installing the whatsapp thing that mirrors your whatsapp while it's actually running on a smartphone.
Sorry, missed that.

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #1899 on: December 06, 2017, 03:05:32 AM »
+1 use bluestacks
Would that work with WhatsApp web? I'd assume not ( QR code scan )

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #1900 on: December 06, 2017, 03:25:26 AM »
Would that work with WhatsApp web? I'd assume not ( QR code scan )
If you're clever enough you should be able to

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #1901 on: December 07, 2017, 12:43:59 PM »
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #1902 on: December 07, 2017, 10:24:04 PM »
If you're clever enough you should be able to
How?
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #1903 on: December 08, 2017, 12:16:11 AM »
Can you see someones status w/o him knowing that you saw it?
If you disable read receipts (blue checks).

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #1904 on: December 08, 2017, 12:29:00 AM »
If you disable read receipts (blue checks).
Then he won't see that you saw his status?