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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 460635 times)

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3060 on: March 16, 2024, 09:43:38 PM »
Works for me. But muscle memory stopped trying it though..
They must have different rules regarding update releases in different countries
Friend next to me got the update on the 16th
I (on an Israeli number) didn't see any updates until after midnight (Sunday the 17th)

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3061 on: March 17, 2024, 09:20:40 AM »
When it originally rolled out, they said they did it to comply with Google's updated design guidelines.
Then they re-enabled it for a bit because users wanted it back.
Then they disabled it again.

So I wouldn't expect it to come back.
From experience, you get used to not swiping very quickly too.
I'm in the US on latest version of Android and never got that on the bottom (not complaining).

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3062 on: March 17, 2024, 10:06:08 AM »
Mine updated to the bottom for a few weeks and then one day went back to the old layout with swiping.

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3063 on: March 19, 2024, 10:03:14 AM »
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3064 on: April 03, 2024, 02:21:17 PM »
Is it down?

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3065 on: April 03, 2024, 03:07:17 PM »
« Last Edit: April 03, 2024, 03:10:38 PM by HudZ »
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3066 on: April 03, 2024, 03:23:29 PM »
Yes

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3068 on: April 04, 2024, 08:13:31 PM »
That must have been before the 2X speed was invented. ;)
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3069 on: April 10, 2024, 07:51:26 PM »
Terrible update. They just ruined the search option.
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3070 on: April 10, 2024, 08:30:12 PM »
Terrible update. They just ruined the search option.
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3071 on: April 10, 2024, 08:32:08 PM »
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This is what the search bar looks like now.
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3072 on: April 10, 2024, 08:33:58 PM »
Interesting, not like that for me.
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3073 on: April 10, 2024, 08:48:42 PM »
This is what the search bar looks like now.
You should be able to shut off meta ai in the settings.
See if that helps

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3074 on: April 10, 2024, 08:56:01 PM »


You should be able to shut off meta ai in the settings.
See if that helps

I looked around and couldn't find such a setting.

I asked meta ai and it helped.
I understand now. To turn off the Meta AI chatbot on WhatsApp, you can follow these steps:

1. Open the chat with the Meta AI chatbot on WhatsApp.
2. Tap the three dots ( Settings) at the top right corner of the chat window.
3. Select "Mute" or "Block" to disable further messages from the chatbot.

Alternatively, you can also long press on the chatbot's message and select "Report Spam" to block the chatbot.

If you want to disable the Meta AI chatbot completely, you can also go to the WhatsApp settings:

1. Open WhatsApp and go to Settings.
2. Select "Account".
3. Scroll down and toggle off "Meta AI" under the "Account Features" section.

By doing so, you will no longer receive messages from the Meta AI chatbot on WhatsApp.

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3075 on: April 10, 2024, 08:59:55 PM »




If you want to disable the Meta AI chatbot completely, you can also go to the WhatsApp settings:

1. Open WhatsApp and go to Settings.
2. Select "Account".
3. Scroll down and toggle off "Meta AI" under the "Account Features" section.

By doing so, you will no longer receive messages from the Meta AI chatbot on WhatsApp.

Also that option doesn't exist.
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3076 on: April 10, 2024, 10:51:11 PM »

Also that option doesn't exist.
It's in the chats settings screen

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3077 on: April 10, 2024, 10:58:18 PM »


It's in the chats settings screen

I see now, but that still doesn't change the meta ai search as in the first screenshot.
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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3078 on: April 11, 2024, 12:51:04 AM »

I see now, but that still doesn't change the meta ai search as in the first screenshot.
Ok

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Re: Whatsapp App Discussion Thread
« Reply #3079 on: April 24, 2024, 10:42:38 PM »
If you are using WhatsApp backup to Google drive. I just got a notification that WhatsApp backup is beginning to count as part of the accounts storage limit.
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