WhatsApp to stop working on these smartphones in 2022 [check full list]

WhatsApp to stop working on these smartphones in 2022 [check full list]

WhatsApp the free multiplatform messaging app that allows you to make video and phone calls, send text messages, and do more all over the internet, will soon stop working on some old smartphones.

With over 2 billion active users, WhatsApp is extremely popular among friends and family who live in other countries or cities and wish to stay in touch. But with updates and security patches, devices that fail to meet certain requirements might soon lose access to the app altogether.

The stated date for this purge is October 24. Make sure that the software version on your phone fulfills the instant messaging app’s requirements before the given date to avoid interruption in service.

Users of Android and iOS devices can verify this in their phone’s settings.

Find below the curated list of various phone brands and the models that would be affected.

Whatsapp will not work on these iPhones:

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  • Apple iPhone SE (16GB)
  • Apple iPhone SE (32GB)
  • Apple iPhone 6S (64GB)
  • Apple iPhone 6S Plus (128 GB)
  • Apple iPhone 6S Plus (16GB)
  • Apple iPhone 6S Plus (32GB)
  • Apple iPhone 6S Plus (64GB)
  • Apple iPhone SE (64GB)
  • Apple iPhone 6S (128 GB)
  • Apple iphone 6s (16gb)
  • Apple iPhone 6S (32GB.

Whatsapp will not work on these Samsung phones:

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  • Samsung Galaxy Trend Lite
  • Galaxy Trend II
  • Galaxy S2
  • Galaxy S3 Mini
  • Galaxy Xcover
  • Galaxy Core
  • Galaxy Ace 2

Whatsapp will not work on these phones:

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  • Archos 53 Platinum
  • Caterpillar Cat B15
  • HTC Desire 500
  • Lenovo A820
  • Vivo sync five
  • Vivo dark knight
  • THL W8

Whatsapp will not work on these Sony phones:

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  • Sony Xperia Miro
  • Sony Xperia Neo L
  • Xperia Arc S

Whatsapp will not work on these Huawei phones:

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  • Huawei Ascend D
  • Quad XL
  • Ascend D1
  • Quad XL
  • Ascend P1 S

Whatsapp will not work on these ZTE phones:

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  • ZTE grand x quad v987
  • ZTE Grand Memo
  • ZTE Grand S Flex
  • ZTE V956 – UMI X2

Whatsapp will not work on these LG phones:

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  • LG Optimus F7
  • Optimus L3 II Dual
  • Optimus F5
  • Optimus L5 II
  • Optimus L5 II Dual
  • Optimus L3 II
  • Optimus L7 II Dual
  • Optimus L7 II
  • Optimus F6
  • LG Enact
  • Optimus L4 II Dual
  • Optimus F3
  • Optimus L4 II
  • Optimus L2 II
  • Optimus F3Q

In case this affects you, it may just be a good signal that you need a new phone.

Source: JBKlutse

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