WhatsApp will stop its services on these phones as of this week

طقس العرب GO 2021-10-30 2021-10-30T08:03:52Z
رنا السيلاوي
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WhatsApp will stop its services on these phones as of this week

Weather of Arabia - About 53 smartphone models are facing a complete closure of the "WhatsApp" application, starting from next November 1, and access to messaging services, photo and video sharing will be blocked in the platform, as the "platform" used by about two billion people around the world will be closed. It updates its operating systems every year.

 

Here are the details for Android devices and iPhones.

 

Android phones

Smartphones will stop supporting WhatsApp if their operating systems are too old, and for Android phone users, WhatsApp will stop working on models with Android 4.0.4 or earlier, and without an update, those specific Android models will stop supporting the app After 1 november.

 

Here is a list of Android devices that will be affected:

  1. Galaxy Trend Lite
  2. Galaxy Trend II
  3. Galaxy SII
  4. Galaxy S3 mini
  5. Galaxy Xcover 2
  6. Galaxy Core
  7. Galaxy Ace 2
  8. Lucid 2
  9. Optimus F7
  10. Optimus F5
  11. Optimus L3 II Dual
  12. Optimus F5
  13. Optimus L5
  14. Best L5 II
  15. Optimus L5 Dual
  16. Best L3 II
  17. Optimus L7
  18. Optimus L7 II Dual
  19. Best L7 II
  20. Optimus F6, Enact
  21. Optimus L4 II Dual
  22. Optimus F3
  23. Best L4 II
  24. Best L2 II
  25. Optimus Nitro HD
  26. Optimus 4X HD
  27. Optimus F3Q
  28. ZTE V956
  29. Grand X Quad V987
  30. Grand Memo
  31. Xperia Miro
  32. Xperia Neo L
  33. Xperia Arc S
  34. Alcatel
  35. Ascend G740
  36. Ascend Mate
  37. Ascend D Quad XL
  38. Ascend D1 Quad XL
  39. Ascend P1 S
  40. Ascend D2
  41. Archos 53 Platinum
  42. HTC Desire 500
  43. Caterpillar Cat B15
  44. Wiko Cink Five
  45. Wiko Darknight
  46. Lenovo A820
  47. UMi X2
  48. Run F1
  49. THL W8

 

People who own an Android phone and want to continue using WhatsApp after November 1 can update it by following several steps.

How to update an Android phone to the latest operating system

First, they will need to connect their device to a reliable wifi signal, after that, open the settings tab and select “About phone”, which should have the option to “check for updates” when a new operating system is available.

All they have to do is click on the "Install Now" or "Install Overnight" option.

 

Devices " for iPhone" operating system "iOS"

As for iPhones, phones will stop running the app if they have iOS 9 or earlier versions of the software.

People who use three specific iPhone models will have to make sure their phones are up to date or risk losing access to WhatsApp. These devices are:

  1. iPhone SE
  2. iPhone 6S
  3. iPhone 6S Plus

 

How to update iPhone to the latest operating system

Updating an iPhone is quite simple, but people need to keep their phones plugged in.

Users need to open the Settings tab, then click General and Software Update.

They may have more than one option available, from which they can choose or install together.

iPhones also come with an option to allow automatic updates. This option can be found by reopening the "Software Update" tab in Settings.

They can turn on automatic updates by clicking on the option there and selecting the "Download iOS updates" and "Install iOS updates" toggles.

Clicking it will allow automatic updates, but some changes may require manual installation.

This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.

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