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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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Whatsapp!
« Reply #75 on: March 26, 2012, 11:38:42 PM »
My cellphone provider told me that on my BB data plan it gives me unlimited data for BB apps. (email, fb, Gtalk, bbm) - they told me that whatsapp is not considered a BB app. and i have 50 MB free of internet so either browser or whatspp (or any other app) can use it up.

my question is, how do i know how many KB or MB a whatsapp msg uses? obviously depending on the wording etc.. but how do i know that?

on a side note: what else is considered a bb app?

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Re: Whatsapp!
« Reply #76 on: April 03, 2012, 10:44:54 AM »
who's your provider?

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Re: Whatsapp!
« Reply #77 on: April 03, 2012, 10:57:25 AM »

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Re: Whatsapp!
« Reply #78 on: April 03, 2012, 11:01:50 AM »
Officially every character is 1B. There are 1048576 bytes in a MB
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Re: Whatsapp!
« Reply #79 on: April 03, 2012, 01:07:14 PM »
Officially every character is 1B. There are 1048576 bytes in a MB
wow thats like practically unlimeted!

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Re: Whatsapp!
« Reply #80 on: April 03, 2012, 01:12:20 PM »
Looking at my what's AP data usage over the last month I used ~700kb and that with many images..

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Re: Whatsapp!
« Reply #81 on: April 03, 2012, 01:31:17 PM »
Looking at my what's AP data usage over the last month I used ~700kb and that with many images..
how do i check that data?

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Re: Whatsapp!
« Reply #82 on: April 03, 2012, 03:37:25 PM »
how do i check that data?
I have an app on my phone its called onavo, that monitors all data.

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Re: Whatsapp!
« Reply #83 on: April 03, 2012, 03:49:08 PM »
I have an app on my phone its called onavo, that monitors all data.
i just found an app for BB -

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Re: Whatsapp!
« Reply #84 on: April 03, 2012, 04:27:20 PM »
Officially every character is 1B. There are 1048576 bytes in a MB
Im sure Whatsapp uses Unicode, so every character is between 1 Byte and 4 Bytes. There is also overhead in the transfer, meaning even if you send a message with 1 character in it, it may very well be using more then 1KB. But in any case 50MB won't be easy to reach with just text communication.

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Re: Whatsapp!
« Reply #85 on: April 03, 2012, 04:30:18 PM »
Im sure Whatsapp uses Unicode, so every character is between 1 Byte and 4 Bytes. There is also overhead in the transfer, meaning even if you send a message with 1 character in it, it may very well be using more then 1KB. But in any case 50MB won't be easy to reach with just text communication.
Figured there was overhead. Never new that unicode uses more. I guess there are more than 0xFF characters?
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Re: Whatsapp!
« Reply #86 on: April 03, 2012, 04:32:49 PM »
i used whatsapp without thinking last month and i didnt hit over 50 and i sent plenty pics and received plenty pics.

the Q i have now is, how do i know how much a random app uses up? (not BB app like fb,bbm, gtalk) for ex. i want to use tapatalk.

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Re: Whatsapp!
« Reply #87 on: April 03, 2012, 04:51:19 PM »
Figured there was overhead. Never new that unicode uses more. I guess there are more than 0xFF characters?
Yup.
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Unicode’s Universal Character Set has a potential capacity to support over 1 million characters. Each UCS character is mapped to a code point which is an integer between 0 and 1,114,111 used to represent each character within the internal logic of text processing software (1,114,112 = 220 + 216 or 17 × 216, or hexadecimal 110000 code points).

As of Unicode 6.1, released in January 2012, 249,763 (22.4%) of these code points are assigned, including 110,181 (9.9%) encoded characters, 137,468 (12.3%) reserved for private use, 2,048 for surrogates, and 66 designated noncharacters, leaving 864,349 (77.6%) unassigned.

i used whatsapp without thinking last month and i didnt hit over 50 and i sent plenty pics and received plenty pics.

the Q i have now is, how do i know how much a random app uses up? (not BB app like fb,bbm, gtalk) for ex. i want to use tapatalk.
Unless you can find an app for that your probably out of luck, apps all use different amounts of data.

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Whatsapp on a tablet.
« Reply #88 on: December 30, 2012, 06:37:23 AM »
Any way to get whatsapp on my android touchpad?

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Re: Whatsapp on a tablet.
« Reply #89 on: December 30, 2012, 08:02:09 AM »
Last time I checked, I couldn't find it for iPad either...