As reported by users, The The WhatsApp iPhones with iOS 10 and iOS 11 should stop working on October 24 this year. Screenshots shared on social networks inform that mobile phones must be updated to continue using the application.
On the WhatsApp support pages, it is also possible to confirm the information. according to revelation The app will now only support mobile devices running iOS 12 or later. for other operating systems, WhatsApp will require Android 4.1 or later and KaiOS 2.5.0.
WhatsApp will stop working on older iPhones in October of this year.
Currently, Apple provides users with a file iOS 15It is compatible with Apple devices from iPhone SE (1st generation) and iPhone 6s and later. In this case, iPhone 6 and iPhone 5s users, for example, can still update their device to iOS 12 and keep the app working.
Users of the iPhone 5 – which was released with iOS 6 and updated to iOS 10 – will need to switch smartphones to continue using WhatsApp, as support for model-specific updates has ended.
What will WhatsApp do with old iPhones?
Before ending support for these systems, WhatsApp says users will be notified directly in the app “in advance and reminded several times to update”. Still on the support pages, the platform recommends that users have the “latest version available” of iOS.
iOS 10 was released by Apple in 2016.
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