How to Fix Whatsapp Obsolete Error

whatsapp obsolete error on android phone

Whatsapp became obsolete in many android devices after 12 January midnight. While this issues are reported on a majority of Xiamoi Phones. On January 13, after opening whatsapp, many users started getting a message displaying “This version of whatsapp became obsolete on 13 Jan 2018, please go to the Google Play store to download the latest version.”

According to many users, their whatsapp is already updated to the latest version, but it’s still showing the same error. Whatsapp has released a statement, “This is an issue that’s being fixed. It was a problem with how our app is distributed, which is not under our control.” Here i’have Xiamoi Redmi Note 3, and i too had to face the whatsapp obsolete error and finally managed to find out a way to fix this whatsapp obsolete issue.

How to fix whatsapp Obsolete Error –

While this issue has been resolved in most of the android phones, but if you’re still getting the problem then you can follow this steps.

  • First download whatsapp apk from , no need to uninstall your installed whatsapp and your data will not be lost.
  • Now go to setting of your android device. Open security and turn on install apps from unknown resources.
  • Now simply install the downloaded whatsapp apk.
  • Your installed whatsapp version updated with the new version, and now open whatsapp.
  • Boom ! you won’t get the whatsapp obsolete error again.