WhatsApp becomes “obsolete” for many Indian users – Here’re the solutions

WhatsApp becomes “obsolete” for many Indian users – Here’re the solutions
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New Delhi: WhatsApp becomes “obsolete” for many Indian users. The app is showing an error message, “This version of WhatsApp become obsolete on 13 Jan 2018. Please go to Google Play Store to download the latest version”.

According to the report published in Hindustan Times, many WhatsApp users in India are facing this issue. Selected handsets are affected by the bug.

It is also reported that WhatsApp has acknowledged the error message and spokesperson of the company said that the problem is being fixed.

It may be mentioned that as per users’ complaint, they are unable to find the update in the Google Play Store, DC reported.

Here’re the solutions for the problem as reported by Hindustan Times:

  1. Enable automatic date and time and automatic time zone, kill all apps and finally, relaunch WhatsApp.
  2. If above technique does not work, delete the app completely and download WhatsApp again from the official website.
    Note: Backup all contents before uninstalling the app.