WhatsApp has stopped working on some mobile phones from Monday onwards; See the list

WhatsApp has stopped working on some mobile phones from Monday onwards;  See the list

WhatsApp will stop working on some Android and iOS devices, from iPhone, starting Monday (1). The change will affect older models, whose software stopped receiving updates a few years ago.

Practically speaking, the company will no longer support the messaging app installed on the respective mobile phones. The change will target iPhone models running iOS 9 (launched 2015; latest version available on iPhone 4S) or lower and phones running Android 4.0.4 (from 2011) or earlier.

What mobile phones will no longer support WhatsApp?
Among the Apple mobile phones, the last device that did not receive iOS 10 updates was the iPhone 4S 2011. So, the list of iPhones that will lose WhatsApp support is:

iPhone (2007)
iPhone 3G (2008)
iPhone 3GS (2009)
iPhone 4 (2010)
iPhone 4S (2011)

Among Android phones, the list of models that will not support WhatsApp is more complicated, as it is up to each manufacturer to decide whether or not the device will receive operating system updates.

According to the website GMSArena, which indexes certified cell phones worldwide, the devices that may not have WhatsApp are as follows:

Samsung: Galaxy S2, Galaxy Note, Galaxy Nexus, Google Nexus S, Galaxy R, Galaxy Nexus e Galaxy Reverb;
LG: Nitro HD, Optimus, Optimus 2X, Optimus 4G;
Sony: Xperia Arc S, Xperia ray, Xperia mini, Xperia Arc, Xperia active, Xperia mini pro, Xperia neo V, Xperia Neo e Xperia pro.

There are also some foreign models that are sold in the country in small quantities or through imports. are they:

Huawei: Ascend G740, Ascend Mate, Ascend D Quad XL, Ascend D1 Quad XL, Ascend P1 S e Ascend D2;
ZTE: ZTE Grand S Flex, ZTE V956, Grand X Quad V987 e ZTE Grand Memo;
Marcasiversas: HTC Evo 4G+, HTC Raider 4G, HTC Amaze 4G, HTC Vivid, HTD Evo Design 4G, HTC Rhyme, HTC Droid Incredible 2, HTC Rezound, HTC Sensation 4G, HTC Thunderbolt 4G, HTC Incredible S, HTC Sensation XL, HTC Sensation XE, HTC Desire S, HTC EVO 3D, HTC Sensation, Meizu MX, Honor U8860.

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