WhatsApp announced that it will be ending support for BlackBerry OS and Microsoft Windows Phone versions 8.0 and older. Support will end on December 31. The app will still work on phones running those operating systems, but users will not be able to create new accounts or verify existing accounts. WhatsApp also warns that more features could stop working “at any time.”
BlackBerry users with an Android-powered devices will not be impacted by this announcement.