WhatsApp’s decision to stop providing maintenance service for older mobile versions is due to its inability to support system improvements. In this sense, the application will stop working on all those phones that do not have Android 4.0.3 version or, in the case of iPhones, those without iOS 9 or later installed. In the latter case, experts recall that the Apple operating system is already in the iOS15 version.
According to computer professionals, to see what version of the cell phone will be without this functionality in a few days, users have to go into the Settings section and look for the “Phone info” link to see if they can proceed. To use the app or they must go out and buy a new device.
Phones compatible with WhatsApp from The first day of next month:
Samsung: Galaxy Trend Lite, Galaxy Trend II, Galaxy SII, Galaxy S3 mini, Galaxy Xcover 2, Galaxy Core y Galaxy Ace 2.
Iphone: iPhone 6 and iPhone 6S plus y iPhone SE
Huawei: Ascend G740, Ascend Mate, Ascend D Quad XL, Ascend D1 Quad XL, Ascend P1 S y Ascend D2
LG: Lucid 2, Optimus Prime F7, Optimus F5, Optimus L3 II Dual, Optimus F5, Optimus L5, Best L5 II, Optimus L5 Dual, Best L3 2, Optimus L7, Optimus L7 II Dual, Best L7 2, Optimus Prime F6, Enact Optimus Prime L4 II Dual, Optimus Prime F3, Best L4 II, Best L2 II, Optimus Nitro HD, Optimus 4X HD, Optimus Prime F3Q
Sony: ZTE V956, Grand X Quad V987 y Grand Memo.
Other brands: Alcatel, Archos 53 Platinum, HTC Desire 500, Caterpillar Cat B15, Wiko Cink Five, Wiko Darknight, Lenovo A820, UMi X2, Run F1, THL W8