The end is drawing near on daily basis for WhatsApp to end it’s support for all Android phones running Android version 2.3.7 and older. This also implies to all iPhones running iOS 8 and older as well. This is not the first time such notice is being made available, However it’s just a reminder to users who find themselves in this category to quickly export their chats while they upgrade to bigger version phone later.
The schedule date for WhatsApp to stop it supports of Android and iPhone smartphones is February 1, 2020 — A week and few days from now. All users of this Smartphones won’t be able to use their existing accounts, and will lose their chats if they do not export their chat history before the deadline.
Users of this outdated versions of Smartphones has already been restricted from creating new WhatsApp accounts or re-verifying their existing accounts, but are still allowed to use it till ending of the month. Obviously, millions of devices will not be able to use WhatsApp once we matched into next month. To avoid lossing your favourite Chats, you can easily export it by following the below procedure.
How to Export WhatsApp Chats
You can save your chats by heading to WhatsApp, open the chat you wish to export and tap on the ‘three dots’ on the top right of the chat screen. Tap on More > Export Chat > and select whether you want to include media or not. Once you select the appropriate option, select the platform you want to save your chats to which include Gmail, file manager etc.
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