WhatsApp will put a limit on mobile phone numbers and will make changes
Hey WhatsApp Millions of Brazilian users were caught by a statement regarding the expiration of mobile phone numbers. First, we need to explain what the dynamics of Meta messenger are.
Nowadays, when you want to have a WhatsApp account, you first need to download the app and then enter your cell phone number, thus your account is created. Therefore, when the company announced the end of the numbers, it caused a lot of confusion. But let’s clarify what happens.
According to information from PronaTec, WhatsApp will change its account dynamics. Instead of using mobile phone numbers, new users will be able to access the messaging app through a unique username. This new method has already been tested by people and is currently working.
Those who are testing this idea are WhatsApp Beta users, so the developers will test to make sure the invention can be released to all users. Moreover, the reason for the change is that it will provide more security and privacy to the user.
What devices stopped submitting the application in October?
New systems for WhatsApp Unfortunately, it is not manufactured for all cell phones. This way, which is common on newer mobile phones, the messaging app simply won’t work.
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It is worth noting that this happens because since smartphones are always undergoing the process of updating to become increasingly modern, applications also change their systems. According to information from G1, every year WhatsApp conducts an analysis of the operating systems (software) that its service will support.
Therefore, this action means that some older devices are no longer running the messaging app. currently, The service is compatible with Android 4.1 or higher, iPhones running iOS 12 or higher and KaiOS 2.5.0 or later. In the case of Android, as of October 24, 2023, WhatsApp will only be available for devices running version 5.0 Lollipop or higher, and is no longer compatible with version 4.1.
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