In November, many mobile phone models that are considered outdated will not be able to access the WhatsApp instant messaging application. According to experts, there is not much that you can do, if your cell phone is on the list, you will either have to change the messaging app, or you will have to change your cell phone.
The procedure was announced by the company itself, and it includes Android and iOS (Apple’s mobile operating system), which, according to WhatsApp itself, these older devices will not be compatible with the new features of the messenger.
Cell phones that no longer work on WhatsApp
Thus, mobile phones with Android operating system up to 4.0.4 and Apple mobile phones with iOS 9 or lower will not be able to access WhatsApp in November. Typically, devices running WhatsApp are those with an operating system equal to or greater than:
- Android 4.1 e later;
- iPhones with iOS 10 or later;
- Devices with KaiOS 2.5.1 or later, including JioPhone and JioPhone 2.
Cell phones that no longer have WhatsApp
Check the list of mobile phones that will not be able to access WhatsApp as of November:
An apple – iPhone SE, iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus
Samsung – Galaxy Trend Lite, Galaxy Trend II, Galaxy S2, Galaxy S3 mini, Galaxy Xcover 2, Galaxy Core e Galaxy Ace 2
LG – LG Lucid 2, Optimus Prime F7, Optimus F5, Optimus L3 II Dual, Optimus F5, Optimus L5, Optimus L5 II, Optimus L5 Dual, Optimus L3 II, Optimus L7, Optimus L7 II Dual, Optimus L7 II, Optimus Prime F6 Enact, Optimus L4 II Dual, Optimus F3, Optimus L4 II, Optimus L2 II, Optimus Prime Nitro HD, 4X HD, Optimus Prime F3Q
ZTE – ZTE Grand S Flex, ZTE V956, Grand X Quad V987 e Grand Memo
Huawei – Huawei Ascend G740, Ascend Mate, Ascend D Quad XL, Ascend D1 Quad XL, Ascend P1 S e Ascend D2
Sony – Sony Xperia Miro, Sony Xperia Neo L, Xperia Arc S
Other devices – Alcatel One Touch Evo 7, Archos 53 Platinum, HTC Desire 500, Caterpillar Cat B15, Wiko Cink Five, Wiko Darknight, Lenovo A820, UMi X2, Faea F1 e THL W8.
The new WhatsApp update raises controversy
A new update for WhatsApp that sparked a lot of controversy came this week, the update relates to updating the color palette that ended up changing the interface of the application with new shades of green.
However, although the update has dismayed some users of the app, this update has already been planned to join WhatsApp. However, even though the update was already announced, there was no scheduled date for when the new change would be implemented, which expired last Thursday (16).
In addition, the new functionality being tested by WhatsApp is the ability to Send pictures as stickers on the Messenger. the information from WABetaInfo. The function will allow you to easily convert the image into a poster, which even today requires the use of third-party applications.
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