WhatsApp will stop working on these phones after 31st December, 2022


WhatsApp will stop working on these phones after 31st December, 2022

The Meta-owned messaging platform, WhatsApp has announced its next action which will be effective after 31st December, 2022.

WhatsApp has declared the end of support for some smartphones including iPhones for being obsolete.

This year’s end of support has been scheduled for some listed operating systems on some devices. Currently, WhatsApp supports Android version 4.1 and above, iOS 12 and above, and KaiOS 2.5.0 and above (including the JioPhone and the JioPhone 2).


Technology is here to stay and must be updated as time goes on hence if you find the name of your phone in the list below, kindly make plans on upgrading your phone by purchasing a new phone that has the accepted and current operating system.

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The following list of phones will not enjoy security support, and updates, among others from WhatsApp after 31st December, 2022.

  1. Apple iPhone 5
  2. Apple iPhone 5c
  3. Archos 53 Platinum
  4. Grand S Flex ZTE
  5. Grand X Quad V987 ZTE
  6. HTC Desire 500
  7. Huawei Ascend D
  8. Huawei Ascend D1
  9. Huawei Ascend D2
  10. Huawei Ascend G740
  11. Huawei Ascend Mate
  12. Huawei Ascend P1
  13. Quad XL
  14. Lenovo A820
  15. LG Enact
  16. LG Lucid 2
  17. LG Optimus 4X HD
  18. LG Optimus F3
  19. LG Optimus F3Q
  20. LG Optimus F5
  21. LG Optimus F6
  22. LG Optimus F7
  23. LG Optimus L2 II
  24. LG Optimus L3 II
  25. LG Optimus L3 II Dual
  26. LG Optimus L4 II
  27. LG Optimus L4 II Dual
  28. LG Optimus L5
  29. LG Optimus L5 Dual
  30. LG Optimus L5 II
  31. LG Optimus L7
  32. LG Optimus L7 II
  33. LG Optimus L7 II Dual
  34. LG Optimus Nitro HD
  35. Memo ZTE V956
  36. Samsung Galaxy Ace 2
  37. Samsung Galaxy Core
  38. Samsung Galaxy S2
  39. Samsung Galaxy S3 mini
  40. Samsung Galaxy Trend II
  41. Samsung Galaxy Trend Lite
  42. Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2
  43. Sony Xperia Arc S
  44. Sony Xperia miro
  45. Sony Xperia Neo L
  46. Wiko Cink Five
  47. Wiko Darknight ZT

SOURCE: Coverghana.com.gh


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