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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 will 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 will not be supported, which will affect 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.

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

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Re: BBM app for non-Blackberry phones
« Reply #30 on: May 22, 2011, 06:54:25 AM »
And the reason you still with them?
Don't tell me its BBM...

You're the one with txt in your DDF username...

I am used to their interface/os/eco-system, and the way they have everything packaged/integrated works better for me than anything else.

Certainly better than anything I can get without paying Sprint's rip-off $10 smartphone tax.
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Re: BBM app for non-Blackberry phones
« Reply #31 on: May 22, 2011, 03:21:59 PM »
Anyone try using GoogleTalk on their phones? How does it compare to BBM?

I imagine it probably uses more resources, at least on my BB.

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Re: BBM app for non-Blackberry phones
« Reply #32 on: May 22, 2011, 11:43:22 PM »
Certainly better than anything I can get without paying Sprint's rip-off $10 smartphone tax.
Ah! The real reason..
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Re: BBM app for non-Blackberry phones
« Reply #33 on: May 24, 2011, 03:51:49 AM »
Google talk on BB works ok, I don't suffer from the resources.

By the way, does anyone know a program for BB that allows me to call via wifi? Very important when in roaming.

I've been told to install tring-me. Still didn't manage to make one call with it.

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Re: BBM app for non-Blackberry phones
« Reply #34 on: May 24, 2011, 05:44:10 AM »
Google talk on BB works ok, I don't suffer from the resources.

By the way, does anyone know a program for BB that allows me to call via wifi? Very important when in roaming.

I've been told to install tring-me. Still didn't manage to make one call with it.

T-Mobile USA had a feature called UMA/Hotspot@Home on some of their phones, including Blackberries, that allows you to call via wifi and use your minutes bucket. It's pretty amazing, as it even works internationally. They may have discontinued this service for new customers though, surprisingly, there wasn't much interest in it.
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Re: BBM app for non-Blackberry phones
« Reply #35 on: May 24, 2011, 11:05:48 AM »
Google talk on BB works ok, I don't suffer from the resources.

By the way, does anyone know a program for BB that allows me to call via wifi? Very important when in roaming.

I've been told to install tring-me. Still didn't manage to make one call with it.
See if Fring is compatible.
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Re: BBM app for non-Blackberry phones
« Reply #36 on: May 25, 2011, 03:18:47 AM »
No...

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Re: BBM app for non-Blackberry phones
« Reply #37 on: May 25, 2011, 10:58:06 AM »
I guess that's the price you have to pay for having a BB...
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Re: BBM app for non-Blackberry phones
« Reply #38 on: May 25, 2011, 06:48:04 PM »
use im+talk it costs 29 dollars I used it over edge and it wrked fine so I would imagine wifi (and 3g) would be a lot better it integrates with your skype account 

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Re: BBM app for non-Blackberry phones
« Reply #39 on: May 25, 2011, 10:47:02 PM »
According to them "In WiFi areas and over 3G/EDGE IM+ Talk allows to make free VoIP calls in half-duplex mode, similar to a walkie-talkie." Were you able to use for SIP like a regular phone?

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Re: BBM app for non-Blackberry phones
« Reply #40 on: May 26, 2011, 12:01:14 AM »
I had a dial pad and was abele to dial a regular number and call

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Re: BBM app for non-Blackberry phones
« Reply #41 on: May 27, 2011, 08:16:29 AM »
even without rim im sure some one can hack and make such a system that is compatible.

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(False Rumor) Whatsapp to start charging
« Reply #42 on: January 16, 2012, 10:12:19 PM »
WhatsApp is going to cost us money soon. The only way that it will stay free is if you are a frequent user i.e. you have at least 10 people you are  chatting with. To become a frequent user send this message to 10 people who receive it (2 ticks) and your WhatsApp logo should turn Red to indicate a frequent user.
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Re: Whatsapp to start charging
« Reply #43 on: January 16, 2012, 10:14:13 PM »
WhatsApp is going to cost us money soon. The only way that it will stay free is if you are a frequent user i.e. you have at least 10 people you are  chatting with. To become a frequent user send this message to 10 people who receive it (2 ticks) and your WhatsApp logo should turn Red to indicate a frequent user.
is this some spam email you got? that says theyll pay you .10 cents if you forward it to someone?
where did you get this info from?

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Re: Whatsapp to start charging
« Reply #44 on: January 16, 2012, 10:32:03 PM »
Drains my BB's battery - who would wanna pay for this app?  ::)