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WhatsApp will stop working on iPhone 5 and more Android phones

WhatsApp will stop working on iPhone 5 and more Android phones

According to a recent report, a The WhatsApp It will stop working on at least 49 older phones starting December 31st🇧🇷 The information indicates that the devices already have at least eight years of operation, while the list includes iPhones, models from Samsung, LG and other brands.

In this way, WhatsApp will require a newer version of the Android and iOS operating systems. The app currently supports devices with iOS 12 or later and Android 4.1 or later (in addition to KaiOS 2.5.0).

If the information is confirmed, Users will need to have iOS 12.1 or Android 4.2 installed in order for WhatsApp to work on their smartphone🇧🇷

What cell phones would be without WhatsApp?

The big problem with the end of WhatsApp support on these phones is exactly the lack of future OS updates. Hence, to use the app, the user will also need to change the device for a newer one.

iPhone 5 should not support WhatsApp.

Here is a list of most possible cell phones that will be without WhatsApp at the end of the year:

  • Samsung: Galaxy Core, Galaxy Trend Lite, Galaxy Trend II, Galaxy Ace 2, Galaxy S2, Galaxy S3 Mini, Galaxy Xcover 2;
  • LG: LG Enact, LG Lucid 2, LG Optimus 4X HD, LG Optimus F3, LG Optimus F3Q, LG Optimus F5, LG Optimus F6, LG Optimus F7, LG Optimus L2 II, LG Optimus L3 II, LG Optimus L3 II Dual, LG Optimus L4 II, LG Optimus L4 II Dual, LG Optimus L5, LG Optimus L5 Dual, LG Optimus L5 II, LG Optimus L7, LG Optimus L7 II, LG Optimus L7 II Dual, LG Optimus Nitro HD;
  • Sony: Sony Xperia Arc S, Sony Xperia Miro, Sony Xperia Neo L;
  • Huawei: Huawei Ascend D, Huawei Ascend D1, Huawei Ascend D2, Huawei Ascend G740, Huawei Ascend Mate, Huawei Ascend P1;
  • Lenovo: A820.
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