The end of the old WhatsApp mobile application is near; Check out the models

The end of the old WhatsApp mobile application is near;  Check out the models

When we think of messaging apps, The WhatsApp It is undoubtedly the first name that comes to mind. In Brazil alone, the messenger is present in more than 120 million devices, a fact that demonstrates its power and influence in the Brazilian territory.

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However, as of April 30, the number of users of the application may decrease, especially in the case of those with mobile devices. old cell phones. It turns out that the company announced that The WhatsApp It will not work on many device models Android And iOS considered “dated”.

“Like other tech companies, every year we analyze older hardware and software with the fewest users to determine which ones will not be compatible with The WhatsApp. These devices may not have the latest security updates or the functionality needed to run WhatsApp.

Why will WhatsApp stop working on some mobile phones?

As the company itself stated in a note, for WhatsApp to function in the best possible way, a cell phone needs to run a compatible operating system. Nowadays, mobile phones with Android 4.1 and above and iPhones with iOS 10 and above can access the messenger.

Those using device models with operating systems of lower versions do not have access to the service. It is worth noting that this list of mobile phones is updated with some frequency, while users of older versions of iOS and Android operating systems are reduced.

List of phones that will stop running WhatsApp soon

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See below which models will be affected:

  • Samsung Galaxy Ace 2;
  • Samsung Galaxy Core;
  • Samsung Galaxy S3 mini;
  • Samsung Galaxy Trend II;
  • Samsung Galaxy Trend Lite;
  • Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2;
  • Sony Xperia M;
  • THL W8;
  • Wiko Sync Five
  • Wiko Darkkite
  • ZTE Grand Memo;
  • ZTE Grand S Flex;
  • ZTE Grand X Quad v987;
  • Phone ZTE V956 – UMi X2.
  • LG SN;
  • LG Lucid 2;
  • 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 II;
  • LG Optimus L5 II Dual;
  • LG Optimus L7 II;
  • LG Optimus L7 II Dual;
  • Apple iPhone 6S
  • Apple iPhone 6S Plus;
  • Apple iPhone SE;
  • Archos 53 Platinum;
  • Caterpillar Cat B15;
  • Faea F1;
  • HTC Desire 500;
  • Huawei Ascend D2;
  • Huawei Ascend G740;
  • Huawei Ascend Mate;
  • Lenovo A820.

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