Facebook own WhatsApp has announced a crack down on users of unsupported version of its popular messaging app. The company is officially targeting users of GBWhatsapp, YoWhatsApp, Fouad WhatsApp, Whatsapp plus and many more. According to the company, this has become necessary due to violation of its terms of service.
WhatsApp in a statement wrote;
Unsupported apps, such as WhatsApp and GB WhatsApp are altered versions of WhatsApp. These unofficial apps are developed by third parties and violates our terms of service. WhatsApp doesn’t support these third party apps because we can’t validate their security practices.
Difference Between Mod WhatsApp And The Official WhatsApp
These modified versions of WhatsApp were created for users to enjoy more features that are not officially available on the originally version. The likes of GBWhatsapp, YoWhatsApp, Fouad WhatsApp and Whatsapp plus, makes it easier for users to run multiple versions of the app on a single device.
The messaging platform advised users of all third party apps to switch back to the official version. It says users how created accounts with the unsupported version of the app, will be “temporarily ban” for using the service.
How To Use WhatsApp Again After You Are Temporarily Banned?
WhatsApp says those temporarily ban from the service due to using of these apps can reuse it service again by downloading the official version. According to the social media platform, formal users of GBWhatsapp and Whatsapp plus Go to MORE OPTIONS >>> SETTINGS >>> HELP >>> APP INFO and locate the version of the unsupported version you were using.
For other versions like the YoWhatsApp or Fouad WhatsApp, you need to backup your chat history before moving to the official version of the app. The company noted that the name of the unsupported WhatsApp determines whether or not, you need to backup your chat history.