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[Tutorial] How to resolve 'This WhatsApp version became obsolete' issue?

2018-01-13 11:38:09
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Hello, Mi Fans!
If you are facing 'This WhatsApp version became obsolete' error as shown in the below screenshot, follow these simple steps to resolve the issue:

How to resolve 'This WhatsApp version became obsolete' issue?
  • Open pre-installed Mi Store App named 'Apps' on your phone
  • Search for ‘WhatsApp’ in search bar, located on top
  • Click ‘Update’ button

Your WhatsApp should work normally now.

You can also go to ‘Tools - App Update' in 'Apps' store and press ‘Update all’, which should update all the apps and resolve the issue.

Alternatively, you can back up your chats through WhatsApp settings - chat - chat backup, uninstall the app and then go to www.whatsapp.com/android, download and install the latest package, which should resolve your issue.

Let us know your feedback in the comments below.


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Mi FC President

Shairuddin | from MI MAX 2


Thanks For Sharing With Us
2018-01-13 11:41:01

MIUI beta tester

luvxiaomi | from Redmi 3S


Thanks this is very useful.
2018-01-13 11:43:38

Techie Team

meetgour | from Redmi Y1


Thanks for sharing
2018-01-13 11:44:12

Master Bunny

Kumarjeet 1641554309 | from Redmi Note 4


Thanks for sharing but I am a beta tester of whatsapp using whatsapp Beta version
2018-01-13 11:47:00

MIUI beta tester

lavnidhi | from mobile


Good to see even weekend late night solutions. Thanks for this.
2018-01-13 12:00:26
Proud Mi Fan
Thanks for guide to fix the issue , hope this helps the Mi fans who are facing the error.
2018-01-13 12:02:56
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Spam Hunter

owasim | from Redmi 3S


a much needed fix for the user's.
thanks for sharing with us it will help many
2018-01-13 12:15:03

Master Bunny

Rijula M. Banerjee | from Redmi Note 4


Just uninstall and open options. I had backup so I uninstalled and reinstalled WhatsApp. Now it's working fine
2018-01-13 12:16:28

Master Bunny

Saroj Sankar | from Redmi 4A


Only after I Uninstall it n re-installed it the problem got solved
2018-01-13 12:16:44
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Akash19893 | from Mi A1


Great. Thanx
2018-01-13 12:46:49
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