As of today, November 1, 2021, some Android and iOS phones will no longer support the app. WhatsApp, Mother. Yes, some time ago, WhatsApp announced in its official statement.
“About supported Android devices. We offer support for Android devices that meet the following requirements:”
“Your Android phone has OS 4.1 or higher. Your Android phone may receive SMS or calls during the verification process.”
WhatsApp also offers limited support for Android tablets with an active SIM card and does not support Wi-Fi-only devices. Yes, because users also need a data plan to receive messages when they are out of range on a Wi-Fi network.
Seeing this, the new WhatsApp update will bring a lot of changes. One of them will affect users who have older phones with outdated operating systems.
Users have no choice but to get smartphone new as a result. Although your current phone works fine.
Well, another option for these customers is to try to update their phone to a higher version of the operating system that fits the WhatsApp criteria.
According to WhatsApp, “The following devices are supported and recommended by us: Android version 4.1 and higher supported. KaiOS 2.5.0 and later, including JioPhone and JioPhone 2. iPhone with iOS 10 or later.”
WhatsApp will not work on any phone that does not have this software version or higher, moms.
Well what’s the list Android and iOS phones old school who can still use WhatsApp as of November 1? See next page for list.
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