It seems that the famous global messaging app, WhatsApp, will not be compatible with some smartphones anymore from the beginning of November 2021.
A list of smartphones that will no longer be able to run the WhatsApp app from November 2021 has been revealed. The list includes smartphones from brands such as Samsung, Apple, ZTE, Huawei, Sony, and LG. smartphones running on android 4 or lower and iPhones running on IOS 9 or lower will not be able to run WhatsApp from November 2021. Some iPhones 6s and SE were also part of the list of devices to lose WhatsApp support.
However, that does not mean that WhatsApp will totally stop working on those phones. They will be excluded from getting security and new features update and gradually lose compatibility with the app.
Samsung devises to lose WhatsApp support are listed below
- Samsung galaxy trend lite
- Galaxy S2 and S3 mini
- Galaxy Core
- Galaxy Trend 2
- Galaxy Ace 2
Almost all of the LG Optimus line will also lose WhatsApp support.