According to an announcement made by WhatsApp ealry last year,
“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. So, by the end of 2016, we will be ending support for WhatsApp Messenger on the following mobile platforms”Now, WhatsApp has decided to extend support till June 30th, 2017. So if you happen to be one of those who ought to have been cut off today, you now have 6 more months of grace.
List of devices that will no longer get support from WhatsApp:
- BlackBerry, including BlackBerry 10
- Nokia S40
- Nokia Symbian S60
- Android 2.1 and Android 2.2
- Windows Phone 7.1
- iPhone 3GS/iOS 6
So if your current phone falls into one of the categories listed above, then it's time for you to let go of that already obsolete device and upgrade into something more current.