BlackBerry OS Phones to Stop Working Properly Starting January 4

BlackBerry has already bitten the dust in the smartphone market and lost its charm as even its devoted fans are nowadays perhaps using an iPhone or an Android handset.

BlackBerry used to be the undisputed king of the smartphone world.

Unfortunately, its devices could never pick up the momentum they needed, and the company fell to the wayside.

Now the older BlackBerry devices are getting the boot.

Any device running BlackBerry 10 OS or lower, and BlackBerry tablet OS will lose call, text and internet functionality on January 4, 2022.

This means that any older device that runs on BlackBerry software will stop functioning.

Company says, "We have received questions about our plans to provide ongoing support for BlackBerry 7.1 OS and earlier and BlackBerry 10 devices.