WhatsApp has announced that as of 2020 Users with certain mobile devices and certain versions of operating systems cannot create new accounts or re-verify existing accounts.
Specifically, the messaging application will only be compatible with Android devices with operating system 4.0.3 or later, iPhone with iOS 9 or later and some models with KaiOs 2.5.1 operating system, including JioPhone and JioPhone 2.
WhatsApp has detailed in a statement that Android devices with operating system 2.3.7 or earlier will be compatible until February 1, 2020, as well as iPhone with iOS 8 or earlier.
As for users with operating system devices Windows Phone, will stop using the courier service from December 31, 2019. In addition, the company has stressed that it is possible that Windows Phone devices do not have the application in Microsoft Store since July 1, 2019.
WhatsApp has also warned that "because we are no longer developing the application for these operating systems, some of the functions may stop working at any time. "
The company announced Monday that it has introduced in its latest version the 'calls on hold' in its application, as well as other news and improvements.
The new feature of WhatsApp allows accept an incoming call while the user is participating in another, with the option 'call waiting', available with version 2.19.352, as collected in the Google Play Store page.
The Google Play Store page collects other news for Android, such as unlocking by fingerprint and adjustments in the privacy of groups, by which you can determine who adds us to a group. It also corrects a problem that caused faster battery consumption on some devices.