Several phones will no longer be able to use WhatsApp by the end of the year anymore, the phones will no longer receive updates and the latest features from the meta-owned company anymore.
According to a report by GizChina, the smartphones include around 50 smartphones including ones from companies such as Samsung, Apple, Sony, and Huawei. The report says that WhatsApp will stop working for a total of 49 devices starting December 31, 2022.
First, the Meta-owned messaging app will stop releasing new features, features updates, and bug fixes for these smartphones. After some time, the company will completely end support for these smartphones.
Once that happens, users of these smartphones will no longer be able to send messages or make audio or video calls using WhatsApp’s platform.
Some of the smartphones that WhatsApp will stop working on starting from December 31: Apple (Apple iPhone 5 and Apple iPhone 5c); Samsung (Samsung Galaxy Ace 2; Samsung Galaxy Core; Galaxy S2; Galaxy S3 mini; Galaxy Trend II; Galaxy Trend Lite and Galaxy Xcover 2); Sony (Xperia Arc S; Xperia miro and Xperia Neo L).
Others are LG (Enact, Lucid 2, Optimus 4X HD, Optimus F3, Optimus F3Q, and others). Huawei (Ascend D, Ascend D1, Ascend D2, Ascend G740, Ascend Mate and
The others are Memo ZTE V956; HTC Desire 500; Quad XL; Lenovo A820; Archos 53 Platinum; Grand S Flex ZTE; Grand X Quad V987 ZTE; Wiko Cink Five and Wiko Darknight ZT.
the software version of this phone has now become outdated for WhatsApp to work on them, if you still have of these smartphones its best to upgrade to a newer version of the phones to keep enjoying your WhatsApp application