WhatsApp, a Facebook owned messaging application, has more than 400 million users alone in India. Well, you all must be aware that WhatsApp keeps rolling out new features in order to ease your everyday conversations. Are you the iPhone user and have not upgraded to a new version of the operating system for long? Then, you should do it immediately or else your WhatsApp will stop working. Yes, you read it right. According to an update from the instant messaging platform, if WhatsApp is currently active on your iOS 8 device, you will be able to use it only until February 1, 2020. WhatsApp further stated that users of Android versions 2.3.7 and older will no longer be able to create new accounts, nor re-verify existing accounts.
In an update from WhatsApp, the instant messaging platform said, "On iOS 8, you can no longer create new accounts or re-verify existing accounts." It further said, "For the best experience, we recommend you use the latest version of iOS available for your phone."
"We don't explicitly restrict the use of jailbroken or unlocked devices. However, because these modifications might affect the functionality of your device, we can't provide support for devices using modified versions of the iPhone's operating system," WhatsApp added.
It is worth mentioning here that according to Inc.com around 1.6 Billion people use WhatsApp Messenger, across the globe dominating South Asia, South Africa and Great Britain thus all of the most populous stretches of the world.