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WhatsApp extends Android Gingerbread support until 2020

8 days ago   |   By The Mobile Indian

Android 2.3 Gingerbread was launched in the year 2010 and exactly 10 years later, it will end the support. However, the actual percentage of devices affected would be really low as Gingerbread still runs on 0.3 percent of all Android devices, as per Android OS distribution numbers.
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WhatsApp reveals it's extending support for Android Gingerbread until 2020

WhatsApp reveals it's extending support for Android Gingerbread until 2020

8 days ago   |   By Phone Arena

As of last month, Android 2.3 Gingerbread, which made its debut way back in 2010, was still running on 0.3% of all Android devices, with a bunch of them apparently being keen WhatsApp users. After all, the popular messaging app's latest statement confirms support for the OS will be extended through 2020.
The exact date is February 1, 2020, and it actually coincides with the retirement of support for Apple's iOS 7, although this platform isn't quite as old - it was first released back in 2013 alongside the iPhone 5S. Upon the specified date, WhatsApp users will no longer be able to access ...
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WhatsApp Extends Android Gingerbread Support Until 2020

8 days ago   |   By Android Headlines

WhatsApp is extending support for Android 2.3.7 Gingerbread until 2020, the Facebook-owned messaging service said Wednesday, having clarified its mobile solution will continue working on that particular version of Google's operating system until February 1 of that year. Unlike the vast majority of other communications app on the Play Store, WhatsApp goes above and beyond of what's expected of it in terms of software support, even though the build of its app targeting particularly old Android versions is somewhat limited in terms of functionalities.
WhatsApp's extensive support practices...
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