WhatsApp earlier this year announced they would no longer be supporting BlackBerry OS and BlackBerry 10 handsets by the end of 2016 but it seems they have changed their mind. According to an update in the FAQ section of the WhatsApp app, it has now been extended to June 30, 2017. The update reads thus:
"As announced in our blog, we will soon be ending support for certain devices. On June 30, 2017, we will no longer support the following platforms:
- BlackBerry OS and BlackBerry 10
- Nokia S40 Nokia Symbian S60.
- Android 2.1 and Android 2.2
- Windows Phone 7
- iPhone 3GS/iOS 6