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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 402659 times)

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2860 on: June 20, 2023, 12:33:04 PM »
This is the response I received from Gentech regarding "Whatsapp Channels"

""Dear customer, once the feature is available for WhatsApp users, we are going to test the feature and how it can be filtered and we are going to announce the resolution regarding the feature. ""
The filters in israel all filter Whatsapp the only problem is that they make the app slower to load up
Lets see if the americans will find a faster solution
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2861 on: June 24, 2023, 09:14:26 PM »



ETA
It doesn't let you swipe now, why remove features?

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2862 on: June 24, 2023, 10:10:32 PM »

Yup, was reported last week I think.
Meanwhile, I got it on one account.
Officially is was removed because it didn't confirm with material you, which they are updating the whole app design to, but brought it back due to feedback

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2863 on: June 24, 2023, 11:37:11 PM »

That weird I just updated my app and it's back to the old look.
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2864 on: June 27, 2023, 04:03:23 PM »
Any1 else having problems with voice notes on the Windows app?
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2865 on: June 27, 2023, 06:23:58 PM »
Any1 else having problems with voice notes on the Windows app?
Only for doing double speed, but just had to install the codec and reopen WhatsApp

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2866 on: June 28, 2023, 08:51:34 AM »
Only for doing double speed, but just had to install the codec and reopen WhatsApp
How is that done?
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2867 on: June 28, 2023, 09:12:21 AM »
How is that done?
Don't remember the name of the codec, it popped up with which one it needed when I clicked on the double speed button.
Then I googled that codec and downloaded the appropriate looking one.
At some point it offered to download it from the Microsoft store, but didn't really help.
Then I closed and reopened WhatsApp and it worked

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2868 on: June 29, 2023, 04:41:23 PM »
How new is this ?
Also I don't see this settings for groups I own
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2869 on: June 29, 2023, 05:20:08 PM »
How new is this ?
Also I don't see this settings for groups I own

Are you not on the DD WhatsApp?
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2870 on: June 29, 2023, 05:20:47 PM »
I think its only in announcement groups/communities
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2871 on: June 29, 2023, 05:30:30 PM »
Are you not on the DD WhatsApp?
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2872 on: July 02, 2023, 09:25:11 PM »
I joined the dansdeals Whatsapp a while back, and just the past couple days instead of being able to view the group with one click, I first have to go into dansdeals community and then click on announcements. Very annoying as it's an extra click and an extra click to exit to my WhatsApp feed. (Funny how an extra click is now considered an annoyance) is there a way to avoid this?

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2873 on: July 02, 2023, 09:30:43 PM »
I joined the dansdeals Whatsapp a while back, and just the past couple days instead of being able to view the group with one click, I first have to go into dansdeals community and then click on announcements. Very annoying as it's an extra click and an extra click to exit to my WhatsApp feed. (Funny how an extra click is now considered an annoyance) is there a way to avoid this?
Seems like it's a change that Whatsapp is making. No idea why.
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2874 on: July 02, 2023, 09:36:43 PM »
Seems like it's a change that Whatsapp is making. No idea why.
Can't believe anyone likes it. I am thinking of switching to dansdeals telegram instead because of this.

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2875 on: July 02, 2023, 09:38:38 PM »
Can't believe anyone likes it. I am thinking of switching to dansdeals telegram instead because of this.
TG gets alerts faster than WA anyway.
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2876 on: July 02, 2023, 09:42:07 PM »
I joined the dansdeals Whatsapp a while back, and just the past couple days instead of being able to view the group with one click, I first have to go into dansdeals community and then click on announcements. Very annoying as it's an extra click and an extra click to exit to my WhatsApp feed. (Funny how an extra click is now considered an annoyance) is there a way to avoid this?
I donít seem to have that yet (on iphone) but in the last few days the DD announcements starting showing full-width, which looks different than regular WhatsApp messages.

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2877 on: July 02, 2023, 10:07:20 PM »
TG gets alerts faster than WA anyway.
I have my notifications muted, so I just see them when I go into the app, and I use WhatsApp more, so that would be better for me. Hopefully WhatsApp fixes this soon

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2878 on: July 03, 2023, 11:39:13 AM »
Seems like it's a change that Whatsapp is making. No idea why.
DD is the only group/community that I'm having this issue with. My other chats have not changed... Weird...

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #2879 on: July 09, 2023, 12:59:33 PM »
Very annoying.

This is not much of a fix, but you type dansdeals in the search bar and click from there, it goes straight into the chat.