List of smartphones that WhatsApp on iOS or Android will stop supporting

WhatsApp discontinues support for various Android and iOS versions that are too old to handle the new features adequately on a regular basis.

List of smartphones that WhatsApp on iOS or Android will stop supporting

 As stated on the company's website, this will be the case starting November 1. Older Android and iOS handsets will no longer be able to download the app or get updates if one is already installed.

It will continue to function for a time before becoming inaccessible in the latter instance. Without the most recent security upgrades, consumers will be more vulnerable. If you want to keep using texting on your iPhone, you'll need to upgrade to iOS 10 or above. The operating system version for Android should be greater than 4.0.4.

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The comprehensive list of smartphones and tablets that will no longer be supported is based on the operating system that was installed on the device at the time of its introduction. So don't worry if your phone is on the list; for some of them, such as the iPhone SE and 6S, which are compatible with iOS 15, updating to a newer version of the operating system will be enough to allow you to continue using the app. The following is the entire list:

  • iPhone SE
  •  iPhone 6S
  • iPhone 6S Plus
  • Ascend G740
  •  Ascend Mate
  •  Ascend D Quad XL
  •  Ascend D1 Quad XL
  •  Ascend P1 S
  • Ascend D2
  • Lucid 2
  •  Optimus F7
  •  Optimus F
  •  Optimus L3 II Dual
  •  Optimus F5
  •  Optimus L5
  •  Optimus L5 I
  •  Optimus L5 Dual
  •  Optimus L3 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
  • 4X HD
  • Optimus F3Q
  • Galaxy Trend Lite
  •  Galaxy Trend II
  •  Galaxy S2
  •  Galaxy S3 mini
  •  Galaxy Xcover 2
  •  Galaxy Core
  • Galaxy Ace 2
  • Xperia Miro
  •  Sony Xperia Neo L
  • Xperia Arc S.
  • ZTE Grand S Flex
  •  ZTE V956
  •  Grand X Quad V987
  • ZTE Memo
  • Alcatel One Touch Evo 7
  •  Archos 53 Platinum
  •  HTC Desire 500
  •  Caterpillar Cat B15
  •  Wiko Cink Five
  • Wiko Darknight
  •  Lenovo A820, UMi X2
  •  Wiko  Faea F1
  • Wiko THL W8

If your cellphone is on the list, you should examine the operating system version and see if you can upgrade it if required. Otherwise, WhatsApp recommends backing up your conversation history before Monday to ensure that your data is safe.

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