WhatsApp, part of Facebook, will soon end support for some iPhone and Android models. Here are those models.
Facebook, which reversed the devil’s shoes in collecting user data, also incorporated WhatsApp in the past years. With the iOS 14.3 update, it was revealed that WhatsApp also collected all the data of the user. As a matter of fact, those who give priority to their security should definitely stay away from this application. However, in line with the news today, some iPhone and Android users will not be able to use the messaging application even if they want to.
WhatsApp support will be cut from iOS 9 and Android 4 in 2021
WhatsApp will stop working on smartphones running operating systems older than iOS 9 and Android 4.0.3 in 2021. The messaging platform will soon become incompatible with older phones. This means you’ll need to switch to a newer operating system to continue using WhatsApp.
Last year, WhatsApp stopped working on smartphones running iOS 8 or earlier and Android phones version 2.3.7 or earlier. So, which devices will not be able to use the popular messaging app in 2021?
IPhone models that will lose WhatsApp access in 2021; There will be iPhones older than iPhone 4. You will need at least iOS 9 or later to continue using the messaging app. If you are wondering which devices these will be, on the list; Let us state that there are iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, iPhone 6, iPhone 6S, iPhone 7 series, iPhone 8 series, iPhone X, iPhone XS series, iPhone XR, iPhone SE 2020, iPhone 11 series and iPhone 12 series.
On the Android front, Android 4.0.3 and older versions will not be able to use the application. These models include HTC Desire, LG Optimus Black, Motorola Droid Razr and Samsung Galaxy S2. The number of phones using Android 4 is almost nonexistent. So this decision to withdraw support will hardly affect anyone.