WhatsApp will stop working on some mobile phones for this reason
New systems for WhatsApp Unfortunately, it is not made for all cell phones. This way, which is common on newer mobile phones, the messaging app simply won’t work.
It is worth noting that this happens because since smartphones are always undergoing the process of updating to become increasingly modern, applications also change their systems. According to information from G1, every year WhatsApp conducts an analysis of the operating systems (software) that its service will support.
Therefore, this action means that some older devices no longer work with the messaging app. currently, The service is compatible with Android 4.1 or higher, iPhones running iOS 12 or higher and KaiOS 2.5.0 or later. In the case of Android, as of October 24, 2023, WhatsApp will only be available for devices running version 5.0 Lollipop or higher, and is no longer compatible with version 4.1.
How do I know if my cell phone is no longer compatible?
To check whether your cell phone will continue to support the service, the company recommends that users access the WhatsApp Help Center, where they will find information about the new requirements and the date they will come into effect.
How do I know if my cell phone is old?
On Android, follow these steps:
- open the “Settings” From a cell phone;
- Then press “About device” And then, “Android version”;
- Finally, check out “Android version”.
On iPhone (iOS), follow these steps:
- Click on the application “Settings”;
- Then press “general” that it “system update”;
- Then check for the latest installed version
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