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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

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #1980 on: January 28, 2018, 11:09:05 PM »
I see. So I guess Google photos is a different case. I've been clean (from Apple) going on 4 years now k"h so not really holding.
A silly fight between Apple and Google driving ppl mad.

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #1981 on: January 28, 2018, 11:48:16 PM »
You can't do it either through Google Drive or iCloud...

Just look 2 posts up...

You can't do it with smart switch. so what are my options?
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #1982 on: January 28, 2018, 11:48:35 PM »
I looked into this a year ago and there where only some very convoluted ways to do it, none of which I could figure out. (Never mind explain to a computer illiterate) ... I believe someone suggested upthread to move the latest backup file in your phones memory to the new phone. And hope WhatsApp finds it to restore from it..

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« Reply #1983 on: January 28, 2018, 11:54:57 PM »
You can't do it with smart switch. so what are my options?
I looked into this a year ago and there where only some very convoluted ways to do it, none of which I could figure out. (Never mind explain to a computer illiterate) ... I believe someone suggested upthread to move the latest backup file in your phones memory to the new phone. And hope WhatsApp finds it to restore from it..
I used this app a few years ago. They had a free app that only transferred chat history without media.

I tested it and then purchased the full version.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.nbeghin.whatsappmigrator

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #1984 on: January 28, 2018, 11:59:04 PM »
I used this app a few years ago. They had a free app that only transferred chat history without media.

I tested it and then purchased the full version.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.nbeghin.whatsappmigrator
Whatsapp migrator looked the most promising but for some reason we couldn't get it to work...

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #1985 on: January 29, 2018, 12:10:22 AM »
Whatsapp migrator looked the most promising but for some reason we couldn't get it to work...
It's been a few years I don't remember.

Sorry

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« Reply #1986 on: January 29, 2018, 12:53:23 AM »
Whatsapp migrator looked the most promising but for some reason we couldn't get it to work...
WhatsApp migrator worked fine for me just now. But I couldn't get the media restored, only messages (because I couldn't find the media backup file)
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #1987 on: January 29, 2018, 10:01:03 AM »
WhatsApp migrator worked fine for me just now. But I couldn't get the media restored, only messages (because I couldn't find the media backup file)
It should give you instructions on how to locate it.

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« Reply #1988 on: January 29, 2018, 10:03:23 AM »
It should give you instructions on how to locate it.
I know, but I couldn't find it, the file I was looking for wasn't there.
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« Reply #1989 on: January 29, 2018, 10:10:00 AM »
I know, but I couldn't find it, the file I was looking for wasn't there.
Interesting.

Are the pictures there? Can you see them?

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #1990 on: February 13, 2018, 08:23:34 PM »
I've downloaded Parallel Space on my phone to have a separate Business WhatsApp.

There will be someone else that will share the account via WhatsAppWeb.

Is there a way for me to block the access to my contacts on that account? ( I can probably just remove permission for contacts )

Or filter it so that it only syncs with contacts on my business email account?

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #1991 on: February 13, 2018, 08:27:03 PM »
I've downloaded Parallel Space on my phone to have a separate Business WhatsApp.

There will be someone else that will share the account via WhatsAppWeb.

Is there a way for me to block the access to my contacts on that account? ( I can probably just remove permission for contacts )

Or filter it so that it only syncs with contacts on my business email account?
I don't have an answer, but a question.
Do you need parallel space for Whatsapp Business? Isn't it a separate app, and you can have both?
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #1992 on: February 13, 2018, 08:29:12 PM »
I've downloaded Parallel Space on my phone to have a separate Business WhatsApp.

There will be someone else that will share the account via WhatsAppWeb.

Is there a way for me to block the access to my contacts on that account? ( I can probably just remove permission for contacts )

Or filter it so that it only syncs with contacts on my business email account?
Android phone? Why not use dedicated Whatsapp Business app?
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« Reply #1993 on: February 14, 2018, 08:42:26 AM »
I don't have an answer, but a question.
Do you need parallel space for Whatsapp Business? Isn't it a separate app, and you can have both?
You can have 2 WhatsApp accounts on on phone. Nothing to do with whatsapp Business.
Android phone? Why not use dedicated Whatsapp Business app?
Android phone.
I haven't really looked into WhatsApp business, but my understanding is it would be no different.

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #1994 on: February 14, 2018, 10:47:05 AM »
I've downloaded Parallel Space on my phone to have a separate Business WhatsApp.

There will be someone else that will share the account via WhatsAppWeb.

Is there a way for me to block the access to my contacts on that account? ( I can probably just remove permission for contacts )

Or filter it so that it only syncs with contacts on my business email account?
I'm not 100% clear what's going on (I'm not familiar with WhatsApp). Would it help to create a guest account on your phone itself (assuming it's a later version of Android)? Then you can just switch between phone user accounts whenever you want to check your messages and I don't think any personal info is shared between user accounts
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