WhatsApp ended support for millions of Android and iOS phones by the end of 2020.
It was announced on this occasion that WhatsApp support for iPhones working on pre-iOS 9 operating system is being discontinued.
As far as Android phones are concerned, WhatsApp support has been removed in phones before Android 4.0.3.
The company has now announced that it will end support for more phones running on older iOS and Android operating systems from November 1.
WhatsApp has now announced on its FAQ page that support for the world’s most popular messaging app for iPhones running iOS 9 is being phased out.
That means users will need iOS 10 or higher operating systems to use the WhatsApp on iPhones.
The iPhone SE, iPhone 5, 5S and 5C, 6S and 6S Plus still have the iOS 9 operating system, allowing them to use the iOS operating system on iOS 10 or later. Will have to update from later versions.
Similarly, phones running Android 4.0.4 or earlier will also lose WhatsApp support from November 1.
Users will need phones running the Android 4.1 or higher operating system to use the WhatsApp.
These phones include Samsung’s Galaxy Trend Lite, Galaxy Trend 2, Galaxy S2, Galaxy S3 Small, Galaxy X Core 2, Galaxy Core, Galaxy S2, LG Lucid 2, LG Optimus F7, Optimus F5. , Optimus L3 2 Dual, Optimus L5, L5 Tu, L5 Dual, L3 Tu, L7, L7 2 Dual, Sony Xperia Miro, Xperia New L, Xperia Arc S and other old phones. Will That number could be in the millions.
Be aware that with the end of support on older iPhones and Android phones from November 1, users will not immediately lose the WhatsApp.
They will have the opportunity to use some features but they will not be able to connect the devices to the WhatsApp web.
Similarly, they will gradually lose access to WhatsApp phones and will need phones running on the required operating systems for their accounts.