HARIANHALUAN.COM – WhatsApp will stop operating on a number of Android smartphones and iPhones that are still running the old operating system (OS) starting November 1, 2021.
Through the official website, WhatsApp announced that Android smartphones running Android OS 4.0.4 (Android Ice Cream Sandwich) or earlier, can no longer access WhatsApp. For iPhones that are still running iOS 9 or earlier versions will have the same fate.
WhatsApp urges users who are still using an older version of Android or iOS to update the OS to a newer version or replace the device immediately.
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The minimum requirements specified by WhatsApp in order to continue to use its services are Android devices running the Android operating system 4.1 or later, and iOS 10 or above versions.
There are currently around 53 smartphones that are threatened with no longer being able to use WhatsApp starting next month. Even some of them are still widely used today.
Well, if you’re still using a phone on this list, check your phone’s operating system version right away.
List of 53 Cellphones That Can No Longer Use WhatsApp Starting November 1st