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List Of Phones That Will Stop Working On WhatsApp From November 2021

The instant popular social media messaging app, WhatsApp, will stop work on some phones from November 1, 2021 due to outdated Operating System(OS).

The move was necessary to protect the security of WhatsApp users on Android and iPhone.

To keep continue enjoying WhatsApp, owners of affected devices may need to upgrade their device software if the option is available or get a brand new phone that has higher version.

According to report from TheSun UK, phones that may stop working on WhatsApp as from November are listed below:

Samsung Phones

  • Galaxy Ace 2
  • Galaxy Core
  • Galaxy Xcover 2
  • Galaxy Trend II
  • Galaxy SII
  • Galaxy Trend Lite
  • Galaxy S3 mini

Huawei phones

  • Huawei Ascend G740
  • Ascend Mate
  • Ascend D Quad XL
  • Ascend D1 Quad XL
  • Ascend P1 S
  • Ascend DS

LG Phones

  • LG Lucid 2
  • Optimus F7
  • Optimus F5
  • Optimus L3 II Dual
  • Optimus L5
  • Optimus L5 Dual
  • Optimus L5 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
  • Optimus Nitro 4X D
  • Optimus F3Q

Apple Phones

  • iPhoneSE (first generation)
  • iPhone 6s
  • iPhone 6S plus

Sony Phones

  • Sony Xperia Miro
  • Sony Xperia Neo L
  • Xperia Arc S

ZTE Phones

  • ZTE Grand S Flex
  • ZTE V956
  • Grand X Quad V987
  • Grand Memo

Other Phones

  • Alcatel One Touch Evo 7
  • Lenovo A820
  • UMi X2
  • Archos 53 Plantinum
  • Wiko Cink Five
  • Wiko Dark night
  • HTC Desire 500

Generally, Smartphone using Android 2.3.7 and below, & iPhone iOS 8 and below are the ones that will stop working on WhatsApp from November 1,2021.


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