These Devices Will No Longer be Compatible With WhatsApp From 1st November
Some devices will no longer be compatible with WhatsApp as of November 1st. It’s time to buy a new smartphone for the second year in a row. If you’re still using an iPhone 6 or Samsung Galaxy Ace after all these years and use WhatsApp, you might want to consider updating your phone.
In November, WhatsApp will discontinue supporting these and other outdated smartphones.On November 1, 2021, Facebook’s popular messaging app will stop working on iOS and Android smartphones.
WhatsApp has stated that it will stop working for devices running Android 4.1, iOS 10, KaiOS 2.5.1, and earlier versions of these operating systems.
As a result of this achievement, WhatsApp will hinder the development of processes in more than 40 key models from Apple, Samsung, LG, ZTE, Huawei, and Sony.
Fortunately, if you bought your iPhone after 2016, you can continue to use WhatsApp for iPhone users provided you upgrade to iOS 10. Android users who are able to update to Android 4.1, on the other hand, will be allowed to keep using their older phones.
The following devices will no longer be able to use WhatsApp as of November 1st:
iPhone 6S+, iPhone Se, iPhone 6S, Galaxy Core, Samsung’s Galaxy Xcover 2, Galaxy’s Ace 2, Galaxy’s Trend Lite, Galaxy’s SII and Galaxy’s S3 mini.
Ascend P1 S, Ascend D XL, Ascend D1 Quad XL, Ascend P1 S, and Ascend D2, LG Lucid 2, Optimus F7, Optimus F5, Optimus L3 II Dual, Optimus F5, Optimus L5, Optimus L5 Dual, Optimus L3 II, Optimus L7 II Dual, Optimus L7 Second Live Services, Optimus L7 II Dual, Optimus F6, Enact, Optimus L4 II Dual and F3Q Services, Xperia Neo S, Xperia Arc S and Xperia Miro, Sony Xperia Neo L.