WhatsApp won’t Work on these Smartphones
Every year Whatsapp is removing support for Whatsapp from old smartphone platforms i.e. older android, iOS versions. Along with this, Whatsapp also does not support Windows 10 Mobile OS. We all know that Whatsapp keeps on getting new features from time to time for offering a better experience on every version of android and iOS. While building new features of Whatsapp, developers keep in mind newer platforms and hence ultimately Whatsapp drop support for the older platforms that are in use so that’s why WhatsApp won’t Work on these Smartphones from 2021. Here’s you can check the complete list of smartphones that will not support Whatsapp from 2021.
Android 4.0.3 devices or older won’t support Whatsapp. Similarly, all iPhones which are running on iOS 9 and older will not support Whatsapp. So, for users that are still using any smartphone that running iOS and Android, Whatsapp will not work on these smartphones.
WhatsApp won’t Work on these Smartphones from 2021
Whatsapp will stop working on some smartphones from 2021. The company has already pronounced this earlier. So, guys if you use these old smartphones then you need to upgrade them. Facebook Company Whatsapp updated their FAQ (Frequently asked questions) page related to smartphones in which Whatsapp will not work. These smartphones include Android, iOS, and Windows operating systems.
Whatsapp support is not working in smartphones running Android 4.0.3 version or below. So, from the year 2021, users having old smartphones will not able to use Whatsapp. The company has also said that users also not able to create an account of Whatsapp from these smartphones.
As we told above, Whatsapp will not work in some smartphones with windows operating systems from 31 December. Microsoft Company also stops support its Windows 10 mobile operating system. Whatsapp not support smartphones with the below-given versions:
- iPhone or iPad with iOS 9 or below (iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5S & iPhone 5C)
- Android version 4.0.3 or below (Samsung Galaxy S2, Motorola Droid Razr, LG Optimus Black & HTC Desire)
- All smartphones with the Windows operating system
However, there is no need to worry about the support end in Whatsapp on these smartphones. Windows phone users have rarely seen in public and for long it is technically dead with many app developers. Hence, those users using basic apps will not be able to live with a Windows Phone device.
Users of Android 4.0.3 and iOS 9 devices, upgrade phones every 2 years, and even if you upgrade your phone 2 years before, chances that your phone should be Android 8.0 Oreo which will support Whatsapp for upcoming years. For using of iOS 9 Version you do need an iPhone 4 or iPhone 4S or the latest version and iPhone 4 series also get the upgrade of iOS in its last OS.
So, users, there are chances that you are already using a phone that on the latest version of iOS and Android even if you don’t upgrade regularly. That’s the reason why Whatsapp will not support some old smartphones cannot even affect you as much as you think. If you upgrade to any 2021 smartphone then you are good to go for the next 5 years easily.
Users, if you still use windows phones, you must switch to an android phone or any of the new iPhone models. If you use any smartphone with Android 4.0.3 or iPhone with iOS 9 or older then you need to upgrade it with the new phone as early as possible to keep using Whatsapp. Users if you change your phone and want Whatsapp chat back up then you can save it in Google drive or you can export every chat and save it in your Gmail Account.