June 17, 2024

WhatsApp has dropped help for an older model of Android, dropping help for Android 4.4, in any other case often called KitKat.

WhatsApp routinely drops help for older variations of Android when their utilization numbers drop low sufficient or it turns into too tough to help these variations securely.

Noticed by Android Police, WhatsApp has now formally dropped KitKat help. Fortuitously, solely 0.5% of customers nonetheless depend on the previous model of Android.

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