With the year 2020 coming to a close, Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp is also said to end support on some old Android and iOS smartphones. As the calendar year comes to a close, WhatsApp is ending support for Android phones and iPhones that run on dated operating system.
Why WhatsApp is closing automatically?
Every app on Android uses the cache system to store some data temporarily, mainly to enhance the app and make it use fewer resources. But the cache could also cause WhatsApp to keep stopping when its corrupted or unneeded.
Will WhatsApp stop working tomorrow?
WhatsApp will no longer be supported on Windows Phone after December 31, 2019. You can continue using WhatsApp on Android, iOS or KaiOS devices. As we look ahead to our next seven years, we want to focus our efforts on the mobile platforms the vast majority of people use.
What Android version is required for WhatsApp?
Android 4.0.3 Android Devices – WhatsApp can be used for Android 4.0.3 (also known as Ice Cream Sandwich) and newer versions launched after this one. All Android devices running on Android version 4.0.3 or newer will still be compatible with WhatsApp, while those running older Android versions will lose access.
What to do if WhatsApp hang?
Re-installation of WhatsApp can be one solution. Update the latest Android version on Android Phone when your WhatsApp keeps on crashing. Restart WhatsApp several times. Free up your Android Storage Space.
Will I lose my chats if I uninstall WhatsApp?
Your WhatsApp chats are automatically backed up and saved daily to your phones memory. If you uninstall WhatsApp from your phone, but dont want to lose any of your messages, be sure to manually back up your chats before uninstalling.
Why has WhatsApp stopped working today?
Restart the phone First things first: it is recommendable to restart your phone if WhatsApp is not working on Android. Presumably, the problem is caused by a bug hanging around somewhere in the system. If thats it, then youre lucky. Just restart your phone by any means and continue enjoying your chats.
Can you trust WhatsApp?
The apps end-to-end encryption feature has earned WhatsApp a bit of a reputation for being safe, secure, and private. Because it uses end-to-end encryption, WhatsApp is inherently the safer option than other messaging apps.