WhatsApp has announced a list of Android versions. Which will no longer be WhatsApp Support on the phone from November 1st. Some old versions of the phone are being gradually removed from the update of WhatsApp.
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The update means that users using such devices will lose their chats. If their backup hasn’t been exported yet. That likely leaves WhatsApp users with a security risk. Because Securities Patches expire. WhatsApp by “No Longer Supports” means that the WhatsApp application will no longer be updated.
That is, new features cannot be downloaded. This also leaves WhatsApp at greater risk of a securities break because secure features cannot be downloaded.
Why is WhatsApp not working?
The developers of the software state that as of November 1, 2021, “WhatsApp will stop supporting phones running Android 4.0.4 or earlier. We advise storing your conversation history before that date or switching to a supported device.
A list of all phones will not WhatsApp support
As well as from Alcatel, HTC, Lenovo, and other devices.
|Samsung Galaxy Trend Lite
|Galaxy Trend II
|Galaxy S3 mini
|Galaxy Xcover 2
|Galaxy Ace 2
|LG Optimus F7
|LG Optimus F5
|Optimus L3 II Dual
|Grand S Flex
|Grand X Quad V987
|ZTE Grand Memo
|Ascend D Quad XL
|Ascend P1 S
|Xperia Neo L
|Xperia Arc S
Will not WhatsApp support Apple devices as well?
There have been reports that some iPhones such as the iPhone 6 and 6s will be at risk of going out of WhatsApp support. However, in a recent FAQ, WhatsApp says that people should use phones running Android version OS 4.1 or iPhones running iOS 10 and newer.
The change in operation came after WhatsApp experienced its longest blackout earlier this month, with access blocked for six hours.
Users are advised to back up their conversation history before the specified date or consider upgrading to an unsupported device.
Q: Why is WhatsApp discontinuing support for certain Android versions?
WhatsApp developers cite the need to focus on newer technologies and improvements, leading to the decision to stop supporting devices running Android 4.0.4 or earlier.
Q: Which devices will no longer be supported by WhatsApp?
Devices from manufacturers like Samsung, LG, ZTE, Huawei, and Sony, including specific models like Samsung Galaxy Trend Lite, LG Lucid 2, and Sony Xperia Miro, will no longer receive WhatsApp support.
Q: Will WhatsApp also stop supporting Apple devices?
Contrary to some reports, WhatsApp clarifies that iPhones running iOS 10 and newer will continue to receive support. iPhones, including the iPhone 6 and 6s, are not at risk of losing WhatsApp support.