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WhatsApp has stopped working on these 49 smartphones: the full list is here

The WhatsApp instant messaging platform owned by Meta has ended support for older smartphones from Apple, Samsung, Huawei, LG and others as of January 1, 2023. The list includes 49 phones running on older operating systems. According to the official WhatsApp website, the app supports Android devices running OS version 4.1 and above. While the supported iOS version is iOS 12 and above.

β€œTo keep up with the latest developments in technology, we routinely stop supporting older operating systems to direct our resources to support the newer ones. If we stop supporting your operating system, you will be notified and reminded multiple times to upgrade your device to continue using WhatsApp,” the instant messaging app says in a blog post.

As mentioned above, the list includes devices from different smartphone brands including Apple, Samsung, LG, and Huawei. Having said that, it is important to mention here that most of these phones are quite old. It is likely that you have already upgraded to newer models, which means there is nothing to worry about.

Here is the full list of phones that no longer support WhatsApp

Apple iPhone 5

– Apple iPhone 5C

Archos 53 Platinum

– Grand S Flex ZTE

– Grand X Quad V987 ZTE

HTC Desire 500

– Huawei Ascend Dr

– Huawei Ascend D1

– Huawei Ascend D2

– Huawei Ascend G740

– Huawei Ascend Mate

– Huawei Ascend P1

– Quad XL

– Lenovo A820

– LG Enact

LG Lucid 2

– LG Optimus 4X HD

– LG Optimus F3

– LG Optimus F3Q

– LG Optimus F5

– LG Optimus F6

– LG Optimus F7

– LG Optimus L2 II

– LG Optimus L3 II

– LG Optimus L3 II Dual

– LG Optimus L4 II

– LG Optimus L4 II Dual

– LG Optimus L5

– LG Optimus L5 Dual

– LG Optimus L5 II

-LG Optimus L7

– LG Optimus L7 I

– LG Optimus L7 II Dual phone

– LG Optimus Nitro HD

– ZTE V956 memo

– Samsung Galaxy Ace 2

– Samsung Galaxy Core

– Samsung Galaxy S2

– Samsung Galaxy S3 mini

– Samsung Galaxy Trend II

– Samsung Galaxy Trend Lite

– Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2

– Sony Xperia Arc S

– Sony Xperia Miro

Sony Xperia Neo L.

– Wiko Sync Five

– Wiko Darknight ZT

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