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Full list of phones WhatsApp will stop working on

All those who may have old phones, should check the full list of phones WhatsApp will stop working on. (Photo: The Facebook Inc. WhatsApp logo on a smartphone arranged in the Brooklyn Borough of New York, U.S., on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021.)
All those who may have old phones, should check the full list of phones WhatsApp will stop working on. (Photo: The Facebook Inc. WhatsApp logo on a smartphone arranged in the Brooklyn Borough of New York, U.S., on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021.) (Bloomberg)

  • Your WhatsApp account is in danger and you need to take action fast and the deadline is looming.
  • WhatsApp will stop working on lakhs of phones from November 1, 2021.
  • You must check the full list of phones WhatsApp will stop working on below.

Full list of phones on which WhatsApp will stop working is out and users should check whether their mobile is on it. Notably lakhs of Whatsapp users will see themselves locked out of WhatsApp because they have old Android phones that run old operating systems. Now, those who may have luck on their sides should try and update to the newest Android version they possibly can. For the rest, there is no choice except to go out, spend a lot of money, and buy a new phone. If past history is any indication, WhatsApp will not take back this announcement.

WhatsApp has announced it will be stopping support to devices that are running old OS. These include both Apple iPhones and also Android phones. We take a look at Google Android smartphones here. Why WhatsApp is stopping support to these phones WhatsApp has updated its OS a huge number of times. There are many new features that have been rolled out require new tech to run them. Also, security on these phones may not be as tight as the newer phones. And, these old ones will probably be a drag on WhatsApp's resources. Daily Express has released the full list of phones WhatsApp will stop working on. Users should check whether their phone is on the list. if it is there, they should immediately think about what their next course of action should be.

These phones include Samsung Galaxy Trend Lite, Galaxy Trend II, Galaxy S2, Galaxy S3 mini, LG Lucid 2, Optimus F7, Optimus F5, Optimus L3 II Dual, Huawei Ascend G740, Sony Xperia Miro, Sony Xperia Neo L and many more - check table.

Also read: What to do to avoid WhatsApp account shutdown

Read what WhatsApp said:

"We provide support for and recommend using the following devices:

Android running OS 4.1 and newer

iPhone running iOS 10 and newer

KaiOS 2.5.0 and newer, including JioPhone and JioPhone 2

Once you have one of these devices, install WhatsApp and register your phone number. WhatsApp can only be activated with one phone number on one device at a time." Full list of phones WhatsApp will stop working on: Android

Samsung: 
Samsung Galaxy Trend Lite, 
Galaxy Trend II, 
Galaxy S2, 
Galaxy S3 mini, 
Galaxy Xcover 2, 
Galaxy Core 
Galaxy Ace 2
 
LG: 
LG Lucid 2, 
Optimus F7, 
Optimus F5, 
Optimus L3 II Dual, 
Optimus F5, 
Optimus L5, Optimus L5 II, 
Optimus L5 Dual, 
Optimus L3 II, 
Optimus L7, 
Optimus L7 II Dual, 
Optimus L7 II, Optimus F6, 
Enact, Optimus L4 II Dual, 
Optimus F3, Optimus L4 II, 
Optimus L2 II, 
Optimus Nitro HD and 4X HD, 
Optimus F3Q
 
ZTE: 
ZTE Grand S Flex, 
ZTE V956, 
Grand X Quad V987 
Grand Memo
 
Huawei: 
Huawei Ascend G740, 
Ascend Mate, 
Ascend D Quad XL, 
Ascend D1 Quad XL, 
Ascend P1 S 
Ascend D2
 
Sony: 
Sony Xperia Miro, 
Sony Xperia Neo L
Xperia Arc S
 
Others
Alcatel One Touch Evo 7, 
Archos 53 Platinum, 
HTC Desire 500, 
Caterpillar Cat B15, 
Wiko Cink Five, 
Wiko Darknight, 
Lenovo A820, 
UMi X2, Faea F1
THL W8
Samsung: 
Samsung Galaxy Trend Lite, 
Galaxy Trend II, 
Galaxy S2, 
Galaxy S3 mini, 
Galaxy Xcover 2, 
Galaxy Core 
Galaxy Ace 2
 
LG: 
LG Lucid 2, 
Optimus F7, 
Optimus F5, 
Optimus L3 II Dual, 
Optimus F5, 
Optimus L5, Optimus L5 II, 
Optimus L5 Dual, 
Optimus L3 II, 
Optimus L7, 
Optimus L7 II Dual, 
Optimus L7 II, Optimus F6, 
Enact, Optimus L4 II Dual, 
Optimus F3, Optimus L4 II, 
Optimus L2 II, 
Optimus Nitro HD and 4X HD, 
Optimus F3Q
 
ZTE: 
ZTE Grand S Flex, 
ZTE V956, 
Grand X Quad V987 
Grand Memo
 
Huawei: 
Huawei Ascend G740, 
Ascend Mate, 
Ascend D Quad XL, 
Ascend D1 Quad XL, 
Ascend P1 S 
Ascend D2
 
Sony: 
Sony Xperia Miro, 
Sony Xperia Neo L
Xperia Arc S
 
Others
Alcatel One Touch Evo 7, 
Archos 53 Platinum, 
HTC Desire 500, 
Caterpillar Cat B15, 
Wiko Cink Five, 
Wiko Darknight, 
Lenovo A820, 
UMi X2, Faea F1
THL W8

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