February 1, 2023

WhatsApp has stopped working on older cell phone models; See list

December 31st is here and some mobile phones from brands like Huawei, LG and Samsung will not receive WhatsApp updates

December 27th
– 1:26 pm

(Updated 12/28/2022 4:25 PM)

WhatsApp has stopped working on more than 40 devices

Photo: Freepik

a The WhatsApp It will stop working on more than 40 models of cell phone Starting from Saturday (31), according to the GizChina portal.

This is because older models stop supporting WhatsApp because they no longer receive the necessary — and frequent — updates for WhatsApp to work. Application Messages continue to function normally.

The app has already stopped working Oct. 24 On iPhones with iOS 10 and iOS 11, such as 5 and 5c. But there are many smartphones android old dominating the current menu.

These are the devices that were launched a few years ago, but they may still be among the many users who, unfortunately, if they were on the list, would not be able to use the application.

There are a few messaging app options on the market; The most famous cable And the Signal, but it is not as popular as WhatsApp. Therefore, if your device is on the list and you do not want to stop using the application, it is worth starting to look for the purchase of a new model.

Below, we reproduce the list of devices that should stop WhatsApp.

  • Archos 53 Platinum
  • Grand S Flex ZTE
  • ZTE Grand X Quad V987
  • HTC Desire 500
  • Huawei Ascend Dr
  • Huawei Ascend D1
  • Huawei Ascend D2
  • Huawei Ascend G740
  • Huawei Ascend Mate
  • Huawei Ascend P1
  • Quad XL
  • Lenovo A820
  • LG Enact
  • LG Lucid 2
  • LG Optimus 4X HD
  • LG Optimus F3 phone
  • LG Optimus F3Q phone
  • LG Optimus F5 phone
  • LG Optimus F6 phone
  • LG Optimus F7 phone
  • LG Optimus L2 II
  • LG Optimus L3 II
  • LG Optimus L3 II Dual
  • LG Optimus L4 II
  • LG Optimus L4II Dual
  • LG Optimus L5
  • LG Optimus L5 Dual
  • LG Optimus L5 II
  • LG Optimus L7
  • LG Optimus L7 II
  • LG Optimus L7 II Dual
  • LG Optimus NitroHD
  • ZTE V956 Note
  • Samsung Galaxy Ace 2
  • Samsung Galaxy Core
  • Samsung Galaxy S2
  • samsung galaxy s3 mini
  • Samsung Galaxy Trend II
  • Samsung Galaxy Trend Lite
  • Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2
  • Sony Xperia Arc S
  • Sony Xperia Miro
  • Sony Xperia New
  • Wiko Sync Five
  • Wiko Darknight ZT

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