WhatsApp will suspend the accounts of those who use altered versions of the application

Published:

19 Jul 2021 16:46 GMT

At first, the block will be temporary, although if the user does not download the official version of the instant messaging service later, the suspension will become permanent.

WhatsApp has warned its users through a statement posted on its website that it will suspend the accounts of those who use altered versions of the instant messaging service.

At first, the block will be temporary, although if the user does not download the official version of the instant messaging service later, the suspension will become permanent.

“Unsupported applications, such as WhatsApp Plus, GB WhatsApp, or those that claim to be able to move your WhatsApp chats from one phone to another, are altered versions of WhatsApp. These unofficial applications are developed by third parties and violate our Terms of Service“, reads the message, in which it is emphasized that WhatsApp cannot” validate the security practices “of such programs.

Likewise, from the platform they indicated that it would be necessary to save a backup copy of the chats history before go to the official version. In addition, to those who resort to other unauthorized services other than WhatsApp Plus or GB WhatsApp, it recommends saving the chat history.

The unaltered WhatsApp is available on the AppStore for iPhone owners and on Google Play for Android users.

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