Note! List of cellphones that can't use WhatsApp anymore this year

 


Every year WhatsApp always stops its support for some Android phones and iPhones running older operating systems. As a result, many phones can no longer use WhatsApp after its support has been removed.

In its latest regulations, WhatsApp only supports phones running Android 4.1 or later, iOS 12 or later, and KaiOS 2.5.0 or later.


WhatsApp says it regularly reviews what operating systems can be supported and gets updates because phones and software change frequently.



"To choose what to discontinue support, every year we, like other technology companies, look at what devices and software are the oldest and have the least number of users," WhatsApp said in its FAQ page, as quoted by us, Wednesday (15/6). /2022).



"These devices may also not have the latest security updates, or may not have the functionality required to run WhatsApp."


WhatsApp says it will always notify users directly via the app if their phone will no longer be supported, complete with a reminder to update the phone's operating system.


If the Android phone and iPhone that you are using are not getting the latest operating system updates, then the solution is to buy a new phone with an operating system that is still supported.


Here's a list of Android and iPhone phones that won't be able to use WhatsApp anymore in 2022:


Android

Samsung: Samsung Galaxy Trend Lite, Galaxy Trend II, Galaxy SII, Galaxy S3 mini, Galaxy Xcover 2, Galaxy Core and Galaxy Ace 2

LG: Lucid 2, LG Optimus F7, LG Optimus F5, Optimus L3 II Dual, Optimus L5, Optimus L5 II, Optimus L5 Dual, Optimus L3 II, Optimus L7, Optimus L7 II Dual, Optimus L7 II, Optimus F6, Optimus L4 Dual II, Optimus F3, Optimus L4 II, Optimus L2 II, Optimus Nitro HD, 4X HD and Optimus F3Q

ZTE: ZTE Grand S Flex, ZTE V956, Grand X Quad V987 and ZTE Grand Memo

Huawei: Ascend G740, Ascend Mate, Ascend D Quad XL, Ascend D1 Quad XL, Ascend P1 S, and Ascend D2

Sony: Xperia Miro, Sony Xperia Neo L and Xperia Arc S

Other devices include Archos 53 Platinum, HTC Desire 500, Caterpillar Cat B15, Wiko Cink Five, Wiko Darknight, Lenovo A820, UMi X2, Run F1 and THL W8


List of iPhones with old iOS that WhatsApp will block:

iPhone

iPhone 3G

iPhone 3GS

iPhone 4

iPhone 4S

iPhone 5 (support will be discontinued after October 24, 2022)

iPhone 5c (support will be discontinued after October 24, 2022)

List of iPhones with older iOS that will not work with WhatsApp, unless updating to iOS 12 or later:

iPhone 5S

iPhone 6

iPhone 6 Plus

iPhone 6S

iPhone 6S Plus

iPhone SE

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