WhatsApp Indian users getting obsolete error this week. Many of Whatsapp users are tweeting about this on social media. On January 13th Some WhatsApp users has been reeving notification which says “This Version of WhatsApp become obsolete on 13 Jan 2018. Please go to the Google Play Store to download latest version.”
Some of the users mentions that When they head to Play Store they are not able to run any download because there are no updates available.
When I woke up today morning and opened whatsapp, it said The version became obsolete on 13 Jan 2018 and update the app. When I checked in Google play, it says app is updated. Then I re-installed the app, but same message is appearing. What is happening?#whatsappdown pic.twitter.com/STYMuFqwLE
— Rahul Rampure (@RahulRampure) January 13, 2018
The trick is Uninstall the app and then download it again, it works fine.
Strangely for some users claims the for them WhatsApp wasn’t work even after reinstallation of app.
As per Techook report, the issue seems to have largely effected Xiaomi Phone users raising this bug. How ever we are using Xiaomi Redmi 4 are there is no sign of error message.
The Obsolete error bug seems affected users who subscribed to beta program. The error indicates “tap Leave Testing Program if you no longer wish to receive the WhatsApp testing notification
The WhatsApp Stated “it was a problem with how our app is distributed, which is not under our control” at Techook.
If you are getting error then you can try heading to Settings and Enable the automatic date and time option, which useually enable by default.
After Clear the Memory and then Relaunch the WhatsApp.
Otherwise backup your content and uninstall the WhatsApp and install the latest version from WhatsApp Official Website.