WhatsApp stops working on some mobiles from Monday; See the list

WhatsApp stops working on some mobiles from Monday;  See the list

WhatsApp will stop working from iPhone on some Android and iOS devices from this Monday (1). The change will affect older models whose software stopped receiving updates a few years ago.

In practice, the company will no longer support the messaging application installed on the cell phone in question. The change will target iPhone models running the iOS 9 operating system (launched in 2015; latest available on the iPhone 4S) or lower and Android 4.0.4 (from 2011) or earlier.

Which cell phones will no longer have WhatsApp support?
Among Apple cell phones, the last device that didn’t get the update for iOS 10 was the 2011 iPhone 4S. So, here is the list of iPhones losing WhatsApp support:

iPhone (2007)
iPhone 3G (2008)
iPhone 3GS (2009)
iPhone 4 (2010)
iPhone 4S (2011)

Among Android phones, the list of models that will no longer support WhatsApp is more complicated, as it is up to each manufacturer to determine whether the device will receive an operating system update.

According to the GMSArena website, which lists cell phones accepted worldwide, the devices that can no longer have WhatsApp are as follows:

Samsung: Galaxy S2, Galaxy Note, Galaxy Nexus, Google Nexus S, Galaxy R, Galaxy Nexus and Galaxy Reverb;
LG: Nitro HD, Optimus, Optimus 2X and Optimus 4G;
Sony: Xperia Arc S, Xperia Ray, Xperia Mini, Xperia Arc, Xperia Active, Xperia Mini Pro, Xperia Neo V, Xperia Neo E Xperia Pro.

Some foreign models are also sold in the country in small quantities or imported. Are they:

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Huawei: Ascend G740, Ascend Mate, Ascend D Quad XL, Ascend D1 Quad XL, Ascend P1 S e Ascend D2;
ZTE: ZTE Grand S Flex, ZTE V956, Grand X Quad V987 and ZTE Grand Memo;
Marcus Miscellaneous: HTC Evo 4G+, HTC Raider 4G, HTC Amaze 4G, HTC Vivid, HTC Evo Design 4G, HTC Rhyme, HTC Droid Incredible 2, HTC Resound, HTC Sensation 4G, HTC Thunderbolt 4G, HTC Incredible S, HTC Sensation XL, HTC Sensation XE, HTC Desire S, HTC EVO 3D, HTC Sensation, Meizu MX and Honor U8860.

About the author: Raven Weber

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