WhatsApp will stop working on some cell phones from May 31, 2022: what are they

The list of devices that will not be able to continue using WhatsApp includes terminals with iOS and Android operating systems

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Updates are a frequent reality in the world of mobile applications and WhatsApp is no exception. thereto. As part of the application’s efforts to provide good service and optimal compatibility, the developers of the messaging app carry out continuous revisions to update the list of phones that can use the application.

“Devices and software change frequently, so we regularly review the operating systems we support and make updates accordingly,” explain the app’s developers.

With the most recent update of WhatsApp, this became evident as the application announced that will stop providing support to more than 40 computers as of May 31. Among the phones affected by this decision are both devices with the iOS operating system and Android.

From WhatsApp they detailed that those devices that have a version equal to or greater than iOS 10 and Android 4.1 will not be affected and they will be able to continue using the app without any problem. However, if the current trend continues, it is possible that during the next revision carried out by WhatsApp, these teams will also be discontinued.

Here is the list of devices on which WhatsApp will stop working as of May 31:

1. Archos 53 Platinum
2.HTC Desire 500
3.Samsung Galaxy Trend Lite
4.Samsung Galaxy Trend II
5. Samsung Galaxy S3 mini
6.Caterpillar Cat B15
7. Sony Xperia M
8. Wiko Five Five
9. Wiko Dark Night
10.Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2
11.Huawei Ascend G740
12. ZTE Grand S Flex
13.Lenovo A820
14.Huawei Ascend Mate
15. ZTE V956 – UMi X2
16.Huawei Ascend D2
17.Samsung Galaxy Core
18. Faea F1
19.THL W8
20. ZTE Grand X Quad v987
21. ZTE Grand Memo
22.Samsung Galaxy Ace 2
23.LG Lucid 2
24. LG Optimus F7
25. LG Optimus L3 II Dual
26. LG Optimus F5
27.LG Optimus L5II
28. LG Optimus L5 II Dual
29.LG Optimus L3II
30. LG Optimus L7 II Dual
31.LG Optimus L7II
32. LG Optimus F6
33.LG Enact
34. LG Optimus L4 II Dual
35. LG Optimus F3
36.LG Optimus L4II
37.LG Optimus L2II
38 LG Optimus F3Q
39.Apple iPhone SE
40.Apple iPhone 6S
41.Apple iPhone 6S Plus

The positive side of removing support for all these devices is that users who can use the application will be able to enjoy the features added in the latest update. This includes being able to react to messages sent by other users, as well as making video calls with a larger number of participants.

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