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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 162301 times)

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2250 on: June 07, 2019, 12:02:35 PM »
Just switched to a new phone (Android to Android). U did a Google drive backup just before switching, but when I set up the new phone it restored an older version. I uninstalled, and tried again, and now it isn't finding any backup?

Is there any hope for me?

As an aside, switching WhatsApp to a new phone is always a first class headache...

How much older was the restored copy?

As mentioned above, make sure both phones are using the same Google account to save/restore the backup.

Until you resolve this issue you might want to not backup your new phone's WhatsApp. Doing this might allow you to uninstall WhatsApp from the new phone then reinstall it and attempt to restore the backup again from the correct Google account. I don't know for sure this idea would work.

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2251 on: June 07, 2019, 12:26:51 PM »

1. Did you make sure that the Google account that the last WhatsApp backup, is on the new device?

2. Do you see the last backup in your Google drive WhatsApp backup? ( You can wee the date.)

Yes

How do I see that?

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2252 on: June 11, 2019, 01:28:49 PM »
Yes

How do I see that?
On the Google Drive app on your phone

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2254 on: June 27, 2019, 02:45:29 PM »
Is there any way to transfer whatsapp to a new phone without needing a number verification?
 

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2255 on: July 03, 2019, 10:43:48 AM »
Having trouble downloading media, anyone else?
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2256 on: July 03, 2019, 11:04:52 AM »
Is there any way to transfer whatsapp to a new phone without needing a number verification?
No

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2257 on: July 03, 2019, 11:05:09 AM »
Having trouble downloading media, anyone else?
Seems like there's some kind of outage

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2258 on: July 03, 2019, 11:16:10 AM »
Having trouble downloading media, anyone else?
up was just gonna ask the same
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2259 on: July 03, 2019, 11:17:33 AM »
everything i try to download i get an error "Cant Download. Please ask that it be resent to you"
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2260 on: July 03, 2019, 11:42:17 AM »
Just got banned for using a internet number (googlr voice) anyway to fix that? Or still access my old chats?

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2261 on: July 03, 2019, 11:47:01 AM »
everything i try to download i get an error "Cant Download. Please ask that it be resent to you"
Having trouble downloading media, anyone else?
Seems like there's some kind of outage

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2262 on: July 03, 2019, 11:47:47 AM »
Just got banned for using a internet number (googlr voice) anyway to fix that? Or still access my old chats?
What kind of message did you get?

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2264 on: July 03, 2019, 11:52:00 AM »
Here we go again
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