WhatsApp has recently made an announcement that it will now stop working in Nokia S40 platform devices from 31st December 2018. The company has already made this decision earlier following which it had discontinued its services from some of the devices and some are still pending such as BlackBerry 10, BlackBerry OS, Android 2.3.7, Nokia S60 Windows Phone 8.0, Nokia S40, Android versions 2.3.7 and older, iPhone iOS 7 and older.
The decision of stopping WhatsApp on Nokia S40 has been already took in month of June in 2018. However, it gave a relief to the user by giving 6 months time and has finally decided to stop the services now. The other phones which are in the list, but supports WhatsApp for now, will soon no longer support it as company has decided to stop them by 2020.
The Nokia S40 was one of the popular phone’s platform which was introduced in back 1999, and updated in 2005. The platform was used in many of the Nokia’ phones namely Nokia Asha 201, Nokia Asha 205, Nokia Asha 210, Nokia Asha 230, Nokia Asha 500, Nokia Asha 501, Nokia Asha 502, Nokia Asha 503, Nokia 206, Nokia 208, Nokia 301, Nokia 515.
As per the WhatsApp, the phones using Nokia S40 will discontinue supporting WhatsApp from 31st December 2018. Check if your phone is in the list, may be this is the time to upgrade your phone.