Whatsapp will stop working on these 43 smartphones by the end of 2021, check details here
On Tuesday, Whatsapp has shared a list of OSes and smartphones, which would no longer enjoy the app’s support.Author : Divyanshi Soni
Despite having flaws, Whatsapp has become a major part of our living. As the year passes, it stops its operation in some OS systems and today, it has released a list of several iOS and Android smartphones, which would lose the support of the application by the end of the year 2021.
From November 1, 2021, 43 smartphones would not be able to use Whatsapp, according to its FAQ section. The company has also shared the names of the smartphones which would be impacted due to this decision.
Check the list of smartphones here:
LG: (21 phones)
LG Lucid 2, Optimus F7, Optimus F5, Optimus L3 II Dual, Optimus F5, Optimus L3 II, Optimus L4 II, Optimus L4 II Dual, Optimus L5, Optimus L5 II, Optimus L5 Dual, Optimus L7, Optimus L7 II Dual, Optimus L7 II, Optimus F6, Enact, Optimus F3, Optimus L2 II, Optimus Nitro HD, Optimus 4X HD, and Optimus F3Q.
Samsung: (7 phones)
The Samsung Galaxy S2, Galaxy S3 mini, Galaxy Trend Lite, Galaxy Trend II, Galaxy Core, Galaxy Ace 2 and Galaxy Xcover 2.
Sony: (3 phones)
Sony Xperia Miro, Sony Xperia Neo L and Xperia Arc S.
Huawei: (6 phones)
Huawei Ascend Mate, Huawei Ascend G740, Ascend D Quad XL, Ascend D1 Quad XL, Ascend P1 S and Ascend D2.
ZTE: (4 phones)
ZTE Grand S Flex, ZTE Grand X Quad V987, ZTE Grand Memo and ZTE V956.
Other smartphones which would not have access to the application are – Wiko Darknight, Alcatel One Touch Evo 7, Archos 53 Platinum, Caterpillar Cat B15, Wiko Cink Five, Lenovo A820, UMi X2, Faea F1, THL W8, and HTC Desire 500.
Apple: (3 phones)
iPhone SE (first generation), iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus would lose the support of the app, in case they’re not updated from iOS 10. The phone can also be updated from iOS 14, which would allow you to use Whatsapp.