WhatsApp updates its software frequently. In each update, the developers of the messaging service make changes in security measures, to ensure that messages between users continue to be exchanged in an encrypted and secure manner.
These updates cause some smartphone models to become obsolete and deregistered by the company, as they do not guarantee security. In this sense, the only thing left is to change your cell phone.
Samsung models that will not be able to use WhatsApp
- Galaxy S2
- Galaxy S3 Mini
- Galaxy Xcover 2
- Galaxy Core
- Galaxy Ace 2
- Galaxy Trend Lite
- Galaxy Trend II
In addition, Mark Zuckerberg’s company also warned, In WhatsApp Web, the desktop version for computers, users will also not be able to enter, Since it is necessary to scan the QR code from the cell phone which has a compatible device with the new update.
They confirmed on the official WhatsApp website that the company does not “explicitly restrict the use of unlocked or unlocked devices” in your program to be able to continue using WhatsApp. However, the company warned that “due to changes in device functionality resulting from these modifications”, it will no longer be able to “provide support if the device has a modified version of the operating system.”