WhatsApp Stops Working on Some Blackberry Devices Ahead of June 2017 Deadline

Am surprised to wake up this morning and see lots of messages and enquiries on my mail from several people telling me that WhatsApp has stopped working on their blackberry phones.

Recall in December last year, WhatsApp extended the grace period to June 2017 so it's like a bombshell to me to see this update. It's quite unfortunate for those using this older versions of Blackberry and Android devices.

One of the BB users by name Patrickker said he tried chatting with the app but got below message.
You can't send messages to this chat because WhatsApp no longer supports this phone

So guys did any of you experienced this today? Am still contemplating why WhatsApp is taking this action sooner than stated.


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  2. it true got the same message on my z10 am surprise too

  3. What a pity.
    I dis era of recession.

  4. omg!! d way boiz r selling dia bb now ehh.. i was thinking is nokia c1..
    whatsapp u see wetin u don cos

  5. blackberry wil now be as useless as anything. even in the market cos Nokiq torchlight wil now be more expensive than blackberry lol

  6. Get the latest update from blackberry world and it'll work again, at least until june 30th.