Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp, will stop functioning on 49 different smartphone models this year.
WhatsApp periodically discontinues support for outdated iPhones and Android phones. These gadgets are typically old and out-of-date ones that are no longer safe to use because they no longer receive regular software and security upgrades.
Around 50 smartphones are listed on the Platform, including models from Samsung, Apple, Sony, and Huawei. According to the reports, WhatsApp will cease operations for a total of 49 devices on December 31, 2022.
The messaging app, which is owned by Meta, will first stop adding new features, updating existing ones, and fixing bugs for these smartphones. The business will eventually stop providing support for these smartphones entirely.
Once that occurs, users of these smartphones won’t be able to utilize WhatsApp’s platform to send messages or make audio or video calls.
Below are the some of the smartphones that WhatsApp will stop supporting starting from December 31: Apple (Apple iPhone 5 and Apple iPhone 5c); Samsung (Samsung Galaxy Ace 2; Samsung Galaxy Core; Galaxy S2; Galaxy S3 mini; Galaxy Trend II; Galaxy Trend Lite and Galaxy Xcover 2); Sony (Xperia Arc S; Xperia miro and Xperia Neo L).
Others are LG (Enact, Lucid 2, Optimus 4X HD, Optimus F3, Optimus F3Q and others). Huawei (Ascend D, Ascend D1, Ascend D2, Ascend G740, Ascend Mate and
The others are Memo ZTE V956; HTC Desire 500; Quad XL; Lenovo A820; Archos 53 Platinum; Grand S Flex ZTE; Grand X Quad V987 ZTE; Wiko Cink Five and Wiko Darknight ZT.