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WhatsApp: iPad App Under Development and Off for Windows 10 Mobile (Update)

WhatsApp: iPad-App in Entwicklung und Aus für Windows 10 Mobile

As WABetaInfo reports, WhatsApp is working on a messenger's iPad app. So far, WhatsApp can only be accessed via unofficial third-party apps on an iPad, but only WhatsApp Web is used and the smartphone with the WhatsApp installed must always be close to the iPad.

The development of the iPad version is to run for several weeks, when this will actually appear, but is still completely open. It is not yet available for beta testers. However, WABetaInfo already has the first screenshots of the iPad WhatsApp app. Accordingly, the iPad version is almost identical to the iPhone app. But as the tablet offers more space, the chats are displayed next to the active conversation, so you can switch between them faster.

Also introduced in February Face ID and Touch ID lock has made it according to the screenshots already in the iPad app. As a result, access to WhatsApp can even be secured even when the smartphone or tablet is unlocked.

According to current findings, the app is not limited to specific iPads, but is available to all models. That this does not change until the release is not sure. However, the development of an iPad version of WhatsApp after the release for Android tablets at the end of 2018 is not surprising.

No more support for Windows 10 Mobile

End of April 2019 also ends the official support for Windows 10 Mobile, which is the Messenger on old smartphones that rely on this operating system, no longer use. Microsoft itself has the development for the mobile operating system already set in 2017, on December 10, 2019, the company itself is the support. Affected by the WhatsApp end are the following smartphones:

  • Alcatel IDOL 4S
  • Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL
  • HP Elite x3
  • Microsoft Lumia 550
  • Microsoft Lumia 640 / 640XL
  • Microsoft Lumia 650
  • Microsoft Lumia 950/950 XL
  • Mouse computer MADOSMA Q601
  • Softbank 503LV
  • Trinity NuAns NEO
  • VAIO Phone Biz

At the end of 2016, WhatsApp has already discontinued support for Android 2.1, Android 2.2, BlackBerry, BlackBerry 10, Nokia S40, Nokia Symbian S60 and Windows Phone 7.1. Android 2.3.7 and iOS 7 will be supported until the end of January 2020.

Update 10.04.2019 09:14 clock

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