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As of November 1st, some smartphones will no longer be compatible with WhatsApp

Starting November 1st, the following smartphones will no longer work with WhatsApp.

For the second consecutive year, it's time to buy a new smartphone. You may want to consider upgrading your smartphone if you're still using an iPhone 6 or Samsung Galaxy Ace after all these years and are a fan of WhatsApp. WhatsApp will stop supporting these and other older devices in November.

Facebook's popular messaging service will cease to function on iOS and Android devices on November 1, 2021.

WhatsApp has announced that it would cease to function on devices running Android 4.1, iOS 10, and KaiOS 2.5.1, as well as older versions.

With this new advancement, WhatsApp will prevent the development of processes in over 40 major models, including Apple, Samsung, LG, ZTE, Huawei, and Sony.

Fortunately, if you purchased your iPhone after 2016, you may continue use WhatsApp for iPhone users as long as you upgrade your device to iOS 10. However, Android users who are able to upgrade to Android 4.1 will be able to continue using their older smartphones.

On November 1st, the following smartphones will no longer be able to use WhatsApp:

iPhone 6S+, iPhone Se, iPhone 6S.


Galaxy Core, Samsung's Galaxy Xcover 2, Galaxy's Ace 2, Galaxy's Trend Lite, Galaxy's SII and Galaxy's S3 mini.


Ascend P1 S, Ascend D XL, Ascend D1 Quad XL, Ascend P1 S, and Ascend D2


LG Lucid 2, Optimus F7, Optimus F5, Optimus L3 II Dual, Optimus F5, Optimus L5, Optimus L5 Dual, Optimus L3 II, Optimus L7 II Dual, Optimus L7 Second Live Services, Optimus L7 II Dual, Optimus F6, Enact, Optimus L4 II Dual and F3Q Services.


Xperia Neo S, Xperia Arc S and Xperia Miro, Sony Xperia Neo L.

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