Those who do not accept the new rules will receive regular notifications asking them to agree to the new terms. After a few weeks, users will see a permanent reminder that cannot be removed. From then on, WhatsApp will switch to reduced functionality mode.
In this mode, users will not be able to access their chat list. If you receive a message, you can read it and also reply to it. You can also receive any incoming audio and video calls. After a few more weeks, the user will stop receiving all calls and messages.
WhatsApp offers users two options – to agree to the terms of service or to export their own history and delete their account, and in the latter case, this process is irreversible. In this case, WhatsApp will completely delete the backups and all the user’s message history, and he will also be excluded from all groups in which he previously belonged.
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