From November 1, the WhatsApp instant messaging app will no longer work on many smartphones. WhatsApp itself issued the query for a list of 40 cell phones that did not have access to Messenger very soon.
According to experts, the list provided refers to cell phones that are considered too old to continue receiving updates to function normally and more securely.
Cell phones that no longer have WhatsApp
With regard to cell phones with the Android system, all smartphones with versions older than 4.1 no longer have access to WhatsApp. In the case of smartphones with iOS system, mobile phones with iOS 10 and KaiOS 2.5.1 system will no longer be able to use WhatsApp. Check out the list of cell phones that will be missed by WhatsApp:
Apple – iPhone SE, iPhone 6S and iPhone 6s Plus
samsung – Galaxy Trend Lite, Galaxy Trend II, Galaxy S2, Galaxy S3 Mini, Galaxy Xcover 2, Galaxy Core and Galaxy Ace 2
LG – LG Lucid 2, Optimus Prime F7, Optimus F5, Optimus L3 II Dual, Optimus F5, Optimus L5, Optimus L5 II, Optimus L5 Dual, Optimus L3 II, Optimus L7, Optimus L7 II Dual, Optimus L7 II, Optimus Prime F6 , Enact, Optimus L4 II Dual, Optimus F3, Optimus L4 II, Optimus L2 II, Optimus Prime Nitro HD and 4X HD, and Optimus Prime F3Q
ZTE – ZTE Grand S Flex, ZTE V956, Grand X Quad V987 and Grand Memo
Huawei – Huawei Ascend G740, Ascend Mate, Ascend D Quad XL, Ascend D1 Quad XL, Ascend P1 S e Ascend D2
Sony – Sony Xperia Miro, Sony Xperia Neo L e Xperia Arc S
Other equipment – Alcatel One Touch Evo 7, Archos 53 Platinum, HTC Desire 500, Caterpillar Cat B15, Wiko Sync Five, Wiko Darkknight, Lenovo A820, UMI X2, Fea F1 and THL W8.
There isn’t much you can do if your cell phone is among the ones listed, or the user will have to use another instant messaging application or will be required to change the cell phone.