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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 479944 times)

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3100 on: June 05, 2024, 08:26:57 AM »
Can AI search be disabled?
Switch to a number of a country that doesn't offer it yet ;)

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3101 on: June 05, 2024, 08:40:43 AM »
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3102 on: June 20, 2024, 11:46:22 AM »
What is the difference if itís a ai search or regular search?

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3103 on: June 20, 2024, 11:54:55 AM »
What is the difference if itís a ai search or regular search?
Because if I'm trying to find a specific thing in a conversation, I don't want random AI searches about other stuff. Why else would I be searching inside WhatsApp, if not for trying to find specific conversations?

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3104 on: June 20, 2024, 04:42:49 PM »
AI search makes me go nuts
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3105 on: June 20, 2024, 04:57:34 PM »
AI search makes me go nuts
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3106 on: June 23, 2024, 02:10:07 PM »
Because if I'm trying to find a specific thing in a conversation, I don't want random AI searches about other stuff. Why else would I be searching inside WhatsApp, if not for trying to find specific conversations?
But they still bring up the regular search results under the AI results, why can't you just ignore the AI results?

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3107 on: June 23, 2024, 02:46:11 PM »
I could ignore it, but WhatsApp is a messaging app, I don't want to use it for AI.

About the only thing it's good for is when airlines offer free WhatsApp messaging and you're trying to solve a crossword puzzle and you input clues into their AI chat (this still works even on Wi-Fi that's restricted to just messaging). Otherwise, I don't know anyone who's using WhatsApp AI.

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3108 on: June 23, 2024, 02:57:00 PM »
I could ignore it, but WhatsApp is a messaging app, I don't want to use it for AI.

About the only thing it's good for is when airlines offer free WhatsApp messaging and you're trying to solve a crossword puzzle and you input clues into their AI chat (this still works even on Wi-Fi that's restricted to just messaging). Otherwise, I don't know anyone who's using WhatsApp AI.

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3109 on: June 23, 2024, 03:57:37 PM »
Can I have whatsapp on a tablet without having a smartphone? Is it like whatsapp desktop where you need to scan the QR code all the time?

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« Reply #3110 on: June 23, 2024, 04:03:04 PM »
Can I have whatsapp on a tablet without having a smartphone? Is it like whatsapp desktop where you need to scan the QR code all the time?
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3111 on: June 23, 2024, 04:16:45 PM »
Pretty sure anything that you can download the iOS or Android app on, can be used as a primary device.

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3112 on: June 25, 2024, 12:01:12 AM »
What to do when ive backed up to google many times but when trying to restore whatsapp says no backup found.  Ive tried all my google accounts and im using the correct phone number.
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