time ago, WhatsApp reported that WhatsApp-on-May-31-will-stop-working-on-these-20-cell-phone-models-20220507-0060.html” target=”_blank”>several cell phones would be left without the app from May 31, due to modifications and corresponding new technical requirements. Before the imminent arrival of the deadline, we remind you of the affected models, among which is WhatsApp-one-of-the-most-selling-Samsung-cell-phones-in-history-will-be-left-without-the- app-since-may-31-20220511-0115.html” target=”_blank”> Samsung best-selling in history.
WhatsApp-the-most-awaited-function-for-the-photos-sent-by-error-20220526-0038.html” target=”_blank”>constant updates of the instant messaging platform owned by Meta require each time more technical demands and support newer operating systems.
”The way people use their devices is constantly changing, so we regularly we review aging hardware models, and software, to ensure we are focusing our efforts on the platforms where WhatsApp is most used. The most recent information on this subject can be found here.said a WhatsApp spokesperson.
In this way, the company informed that they will no longer be able to use the instant messaging service those smartphones running Android 4.0 or lower modelsas it will stop providing security updates and support to devices that cannot update to Android OS versions higher than 4.1.
The companies with affected models are LG, ZTE and Samsungbut without a doubt the latter is the most emblematic, since its best-selling device in history entered the blacklist.
It is nothing more and nothing less than the Samsung Galaxy Ace 2, which was launched in the market in 2012.
The complete list of cell phones that are left without WhatsApp on May 31
Galaxy Trend Lite; Galaxy Trend II; Galaxy S3 mini; Galaxy Xcover 2; Galaxy Core y Galaxy Ace 2.
Lucid 2 The best F7; The best F5; Best L3 II Dual The best F5; Best L5 2; Best L5 Dual Optimus L3II and Optimus L7 II Dual.
Grand S Flex; ZTE V956; Grand X Quad V987 y Grand Memo.
What iPhone models will be left without WhatsApp?
WhatsApp plans to drop support for iOS 10 and iOS 11 as of October 24, 2022. In other words, in the coming months it will be necessary to have iOS 12 to be able to use the app.
In this way, the affected teams are the iPhone 5 from 2012 and iPhone 5c from 2013.
Despite this, the end of official iOS support does not mean that the iPhone stops working. That will depend on the services you use and the companies that provide them.
That said, it should be noted that teams like the iPhone 5s, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s will be able to continue using WhatsApp after October.