List of Phones That will No longer Work With WhatsApp

Every smartphone owner has been put on the edge by a recent announcement that one of the most used mobile messaging apps will be making some important changes in November 2021. Whatsapp, it has emerged, will be disconnecting some smartphones from their data base. In this article, we have listed the names and models of all the phones that are set to not work with Whatsapp any more.

Starting in November 2021, more than 50 phones will be unable to use or download WhatsApp. Facebook owns Whatsapp, a popular social media app.

According to the website, phasing away support for older iPhone and Android handsets will help keep the software secure.

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However, in order to access the service, phone users must update their Android and iOS versions to at least 4.1, according to the website.

These are the phones that will be affected.

Here is a complete list of the phones that are affected.

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  1. iPhone SE
  2. iPhone 6S
  3. iPhone 6S Plus
  4. Galaxy Trend Lite
  5. Galaxy Trend II
  6. Galaxy SII
  7. Galaxy S3 mini
  8. Galaxy Xcover 2
  9. Galaxy Core
  10. Galaxy Ace 2
  11. Lucid 2
  12. Optimus F7
  13. Optimus F5
  14. Optimus L3 II Dual
  15. Optimus F5
  16. Optimus L5
  17. Best L5 II
  18. Optimus L5 Dual
  19. Best L3 II
  20. Optimus L7
  21. Optimus L7 II Dual
  22. Best L7 II
  23. Optimus F6, Enact
  24. Optimus L4 II Dual
  25. Optimus F3
  26. Best L4 II
  27. Best L2 II
  28. Optimus Nitro HD
  29. Optimus 4X HD
  30. Optimus F3Q
  31. ZTE V956
  32. Grand X Quad V987
  33. Grand Memo
  34. Xperia Miro
  35. Xperia Neo L
  36. Xperia Arc S
  37. Alcatel
  38. Ascend G740
  39. Ascend Mate
  40. Ascend D Quad XL
  41. Ascend D1 Quad XL
  42. Ascend P1 S
  43. Ascend D2
  44. Archos 53 Platinum R
  45. HTC Desire 500
  46. Caterpillar Cat B15
  47. Wiko Cink Five
  48. Wiko Darknight
  49. Lenovo A820
  50. UMi X2
  51. Run F1
  52. THL W8
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If your phone is listed here, please make sure you get another smartphone to avoid access denial to WhatsApp.

Source: Nyscinfo

Updated: October 10, 2021 — 12:46 am

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