WhatsApp Extends Support for BlackBerry, Nokia S40 Platforms
In February last year, Facebook-owned WhatsApp announced to end support for BlackBerry OS and Nokia S40 platforms, which got pushed back to June this year. The company has reportedly confirmed the extension of its services for BlackBerry and Nokia S40 platforms till December 2017 and December 2018 respectively.
According to a fan website WhatsAppen, the WhatsApp apps for BlackBerry 10 and BlackBerry OS7+ received an update on Monday that extends support for the platforms until December 31, 2017. According to the website, the changelog of the update, seen on devices, states “changed client end-of-life date to December 31, 2017”.
WhatsApp watcher WABetaInfo posted on Twitter, the Nokia S40 platform has got an extension for WhatsApp support till extended time period from December 31, 2017, to December 31, 2018.
Nokia S40 – 2018/31/12: will WhatsApp stop to work on BlackBerry and Nokia in this new date? (The old was “2017/31/12”). pic.twitter.com/rAXb0lxJj4
— WABetaInfo (@WABetaInfo) June 18, 2017