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WhatsApp will stop working on these iOS and Android smartphones from November 1, check details here
Check out if your smartphone is on the list.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated on 1 Nov 2021, 2:50 pm

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Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp will soon stop working on several iOS and Android smartphones from November 1.

Beginning November 1, WhatsApp will stop working on older versions of both Android and iOS smartphones. Simply put, WhatsApp will no longer support Android phones that are running on Android 4.0.3 or lower, and iPhones running on iOS 9 or older. The instant messaging app will be available to Android running OS 4.1 and above, iPhone running iOS 10 and above.

“WhatsApp has said that the app will not be supporting older versions of both Android and iOS. Anyone with a smartphone supporting Android OS 4.1 and above and iOS 10 and above will be the only ones who will be able to use the messaging app," WhatsApp said in a statement.

Meanwhile, the good news for JioPhone and JioPhone 2 users is WhatsApp will support KaiOS 2.5.0 and newer, so JioPhone and JioPhone 2 users can continue to use WhatsApp.

The instant messaging app has shared a list of smartphones that will no longer support WhatsApp starting November 1. If your phone is on the list, your WhatsApp account may be automatically logged out and you may lose your account. Check out the list here: 

iOS:

  1. Apple iPhone 6S
  2. Apple iPhone 6S Plus
  3. Apple iPhone SE


ANDROID: 

Samsung

  1. Galaxy Trend Lite
  2. Galaxy SII
  3. Galaxy Trend II
  4. Galaxy S3 mini
  5. Galaxy Core
  6. Galaxy Xcover 2
  7. Galaxy Ace 2

LG

  1. Lucid 2
  2. Optimus L5 Dual
  3. Optimus L4 II Dual
  4. Optimus F3Q
  5. Optimus F3
  6. Optimus F7
  7. Optimus F5
  8. Optimus F6
  9. Optimus L3 II Dual
  10. Optimus L5
  11. Optimus L5 II
  12. Optimus L3 II
  13. Optimus L7
  14. Optimus L7 II Dual
  15. Optimus L7 II
  16. Enact
  17. Optimus L4 II
  18. Optimus L2 II
  19. Optimus Nitro HD and 4X HD

ZTE

  1. ZTE Grand S Flex
  2. ZTE V956
  3. Grand X Quad V987
  4. Grand Memo

Huawei

  1. Huawei Ascend G740
  2. Ascend Mate
  3. Ascend P1 S
  4. Ascend D2
  5. Ascend D1 Quad XL
  6. Ascend D Quad XL

Sony

  1. Xperia Miro
  2. Sony Xperia Neo L
  3. Xperia Arc S

Alcatel

  1. One Touch Evo 7

Others

  1. Archos 53 Platinum
  2. Caterpillar Cat B15
  3. Faea F1
  4. HTC Desire 500
  5. Lenovo A820
  6. UMi X2
  7. THL W8
  8. Wiko Cink Five
  9. Wiko Darknight

 

 

 

IFP Bureau

IFP Bureau

IMPHAL, Manipur

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