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On these smartphones, WhatsApp will cease to function from November 2021

Whatsapp compatible smartphones: From November 1 2021, as many as 43 smartphone models, the WhatsApp messenger will stop working.

As reported by  “”, users of, among others, Some older Android iPhones or mobile phones will no longer be able to use WhatsApp.

WhatsApp has published a complete list of smartphones that will be deprived of support from November 1. These are all devices with Android version 4.0.3 or iOS 9 or older:

  • Samsung : Galaxy Trend Lite, Galaxy Trend II, Galaxy SII, Galaxy S3 mini, Galaxy Xcover 2, Galaxy Core and Galaxy Ace 2.
  • LG : Lucid 2, Optimus 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 F6, Enact , Optimus L4 II Dual, Optimus F3, Optimus L4 II, Optimus L2 II, Optimus Nitro HD and 4X HD, and Optimus F3Q.
  • ZTE : Grand S Flex, ZTE V956, Grand X Quad V987 and Grand Memo.
  • Huawei : Ascend G740, Ascend Mate, Ascend D Quad XL, Ascend D1 Quad XL, Ascend P1 S, and Ascend D2.
  • Sony : Xperia Miro, Sony Xperia Neo L, Xperia Arc S.
  • Alcatel : One Touch Evo 7
  • Others : Archos 53 Platinum, HTC Desire 500, Caterpillar Cat B15, Wiko Cink Five, Wiko Darknight, Lenovo A820, UMi X2, Faea F1 and THL W8.
  • iPhone:  iPhone SE, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus

This means that from November, only smartphones with the operating system Android 4.1 or KaiOS 2.5.1 or later will be supported. IPhones require at least iOS 10 or newer operating system.

WhatsApp is one of the most popular instant messaging services. It owes its position to, among other things, compatibility with most smartphones.

According to  “Bild” , problems with WhatsApp in Germany may have a problem less than 1 percent. users.

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