WhatsApp is one of the most popular and most uses messages apps in the world right now.
Almost all mobile devices support iOS, Android, KaiOS – Facebook’s messaging app.
But WhatsApp has come up with bad news for some smartphone users.
From January 1, 2021, WhatsApp will not run on smartphones with some older operating systems that list is quite long.
Just as there are several Android smartphones on that list, there are also several iPhones.
According to the WhatsApp FAQ page, from now on, WhatsApp will only work on smartphones that have Android 4.0.3 and other newer versions.
WhatsApp will support iOS 9 and later versions of the iPhone.
Update your phone iOS or Android version latest version there will be no problem to run WhatsApp.
Which smartphones will not support WhatsApp from January?
WhatsApp will no longer support iPhone 4 and its earlier models from January 1 of the new year.
Also, if a customer has an iPhone between iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6S, he needs to update to iOS 9.
Then he will be able to use WhatsApp again. Users of iPhone 6S, 6 Plus, and iPhone SE can update to iOS 14.
On the other hand, in the case of Android smartphones, there are also several older operating system models, which will no longer support WhatsApp.
That list includes HTC Desire, LG Optimus Black, Motorola Droid Razr, Sony Xperia Z1, HTC One M7, Moto X, Xiaomi Mi 3, and Samsung Galaxy S2.
The list will include several more Android smartphones, which will be announced later by the company.
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Android users who still have the old operating system on their smartphone should update to OS 4.0.3 and other new operating systems soon.
Only then can WhatsApp be used. Now if you don’t know how to view your phone’s operating system.
How to find out the operating system?
If you are an iPhone user, you need to check the operating system in this way – Settings> General> Information.
This way you can also know the software details of your iPhone.
On the other hand, Android users Settings> About Phone – This way you can easily know the details of the phone’s operating system.