No More WhatsApp For Old Model Phones

Popular messaging application Whatsapp has stopped functioning on old generation phones.

According to Whatsapp, close to 40 old generation phones will not be compatible with the app’s latest software update.

“WhatsApp will no longer support Android phones running on OS 4.0.4 and older starting November 1, 2021. For the best experience, we recommend you use the latest version of OS available for your phone,” Whatsapp said in a statement.

Devives that have been affected include: iPhone 6s, Iphone 6S Plus, Apple iPhone SE (1st generation) Samsung Galaxy SII, Galaxy S3 mini, Optimus L5 Dual, Optimus L4 II Dual, Optimus F7, Optimus F5. Galaxy Trend Lite, Galaxy Trend II, Galaxy S3 mini have also been affected.

Lucid 2, LG Optimus F7, LG Optimus F5, Optimus L3 II Dual, Optimus F5,Optimus L5,Optimus L5 II and Optimus L5 Dual are some of LG’s phone that have been affected. Other phone models affected include ZTE and Sony. 


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