WhatsApp will no longer work on some Android and iOS smartphones after December 31; Check the full list of these devices here

New Delhi, December 27: The Meta-owned chat platform, WhatsApp, is known for its continuous updates and modifications. As 2022 draws to a close, WhatsApp is working on countless updates, but it will also end support for some Android and iOS devices. Due to the limited hardware and software capabilities of these devices, they will no longer receive the latest operating system version updates. This will result in the inability to support WhatsApp on these devices after December 31, 2022.

Therefore, users who are still running the app on these outdated devices are advised to upgrade to a newer device to continue using WhatsApp. The decision to end WhatsApp’s support for these outdated devices is due to the company’s efforts to provide the best secure experience to users. Twitter Files: The microblogging platform deleted COVID-19 news and other content, suspended top experts during the coronavirus pandemic.

List of devices on which WhatsApp may no longer work after December 31, 2022:

Here is a list of devices that will be affected after December 31 due to the end of WhatsApp support. WhatsApp users who want to check if their old device falls under this annoyance, check out the following list: End of 2022: Top 10 smartphones launched in India; Checklist and details here.

  • HTC Desire 500
  • Huawei Ascend D
  • Huawei Ascend D1
  • Huawei Ascend D2
  • Huawei Ascend G740
  • Huawei Ascend Mate
  • Huawei Ascend P1
  • Lenovo A820
  • LG Adopt
  • LG Lucid 2
  • LG Optimus 4X HD
  • LG Optimus F3
  • LG Optimus F3Q
  • LG Optimus F5
  • LG Optimus F6
  • LG Optimus F7
  • LG Optimus L2II
  • 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 L5II
  • LG Optimus L7
  • LG Optimus L7II
  • LG Optimus L7 II Dual
  • LG Optimus Nitro HD
  • Grand S Flex ZTE
  • Grand X Quad V987 ZTE
  • ZTE V956 Memo
  • Quad XL
  • Samsung Galaxy Ace 2
  • Samsung Galaxy Core
  • Galaxy S2
  • mini samsung galaxy
  • Samsung Galaxy Trend II
  • Samsung Galaxy Trend Lite
  • Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2
  • Apple iPhone 5
  • Apple iPhone 5c
  • Archos 53 Platinum
  • Sony Xperia Arc S
  • Sony Xperia miro
  • Sony Xperia Neo L
  • Wiko Cink Five
  • Wiko Darknight ZT

It is a good idea to upgrade to a newer device that will support proper OS updates as this will keep WhatsApp running smoothly and your personal data safe and secure.

(The story above first appeared on LatestLY on December 27, 2022 at 12:17 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and fashion of life, log on to our website latestly.com).