How do you feel, if you will not be able to, make chats & calls, etc. using Facebook Messenger app? Very disappointing & the baddest instance you ever felt, right? Yes this isn’t a rumor but a real information about all Facebook Messenger users with Windows phone below version 10.
Facebook has started sending emails to all windows users who are literally on Windows version 8.0 and 8.1 and confirmed that whether they should need to upgrade or charge their phone to continue using messenger.
Recently, WhatsApp also did a similar announcement for Java & Symbian users and then after WhatsApp messenger stopped working on their phones. Facebook, the parent company of WhatsApp is again going to the same but for Windows users using version below 10.
In last couple of years, Android has gained a massive popularity and the other operating system such as Windows has felt huge downfall in their shares. This is the only reason the craze of Microsoft soon ended even after making that much effort to sell Windows phones.
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Facebook Messenger Will Not Work After 31st March 2017: What to do next?
If you’re one of those Windows user who is on the old version then you should either look for an another good Android phone, depending upon the budget or you can check if your phone could bear Windows 10 support.
“Thank you for choosing to use Messenger. We regret to inform you that since the end of March, the app version you’re using is no longer supported and you can not send and receive messages. To continue to send and receive messages from Facebook on your phone, update your Facebook app to the latest version,” said Facebook in the email sent to customers of Windows Phone 8.1 and 8.
So, there’s no doubt that Facebook Messenger is no more for Windows phone.
What I can do about this?
You should need to write an email to the developer or change your device.