As of November 1, the instant messaging app WhatsApp will no longer work on many smartphones. WhatsApp itself issued the query to a list of 40 cell phones that will soon no longer have access to the messenger.
According to experts, the available list refers to mobile phones that are too old to continue receiving updates until the application runs normally and more securely.
Cell phones that no longer have WhatsApp
Regarding Android mobile phones, all smartphones with versions older than 4.1 can no longer access WhatsApp. In the case of iOS smartphones, mobiles running iOS 10 and KaiOS 2.5.1 will not be able to use WhatsApp. Check the list of mobile phones that will be excluded from WhatsApp:
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.
If your cell phone is among those listed, there is not much you can do, or the user will have to use another instant messaging application or it will be necessary to change the cell phone.
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