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The End of WhatsApp? More than 40 mobile phones will no longer support the app from July onwards; see list

The End of WhatsApp? More than 40 mobile phones will no longer support the app from July onwards; see list

With the continuous advancement of technology, many mobile devices are becoming outdated due to the lack of support for new software updates. This directly affects popular applications such as WhatsApp, which recently announced that some mobile phone models will not be able to host the application starting July this year.

The incompatibility of some smartphone models with WhatsApp updates raises questions about technological obsolescence and digital security, topics that are increasingly recurring in the daily lives of technology users.

What does this mean for affected users?

For owners of affected models, this means that the messaging app may no longer work, and no longer receive security updates and new features. This could put user data at risk and reduce the overall quality of smartphone use.

How to check if your device will be affected?

It’s worth checking out. Device List Which will lose support for the popular messaging app:

  • Samsung: Galaxy S3 mini, Galaxy X Cover 2, Galaxy Trend Lite;
  • LG: LG Optimus L3 II Dual, LG Optimus L5 Dual, LG Optimus L7 Dual, LG Optimus F3Q, LG Optimus L2 II, LG Optimus F6;
  • iPhone: iPhone SE, iPhone 5, iPhone 6, iPhone 6S Plus;
  • Other: Alcatel Go Flip 2, Grand S Flex, Grand Memo, Xperia M.

What to do if your device is one of those affected?

If you have any of the above mentioned models, it is essential to look for alternatives to keep your communications safe and efficient. Update operating system On your device, if it is still supported, this may be the solution. For Android users, this can be done in the phone settings, accessing “System” and then “Software Update”. On iOS, the method is to go to “Settings”, select “General” and “Software Update”, and then enable “Automatic Updates”.

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If your device no longer supports updates, you may need to consider purchasing a new device that will ensure you continue to use essential apps like WhatsApp and other digital services.

Always stay up to date

Rapid technological advancements require us to always be aware of the latest news and changes. Keeping your software up to date is essential to ensure the security and best performance of your devices. Always pay attention to update notifications and seriously consider the manufacturer and application recommendations.

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