WhatsApp has updated a file again Privacy Policies This means a New wave of iOS and Android smartphones that won’t support WhatsApp As of March 31, 2022.
Smartphones that will age are those with very old versions of mobile operating systems. Specifically, WhatsApp says that devices must be running Android 4.1 or higher, iOS 10 or higher, or KaiOS 2.5 or higher. Those smartphones with previous operating systems They will stop getting whatsapp It starts next week and ends in March.
Smartphones that end up without official WhatsApp support
WhatsApp does not mention exact models of smartphones that remain without official support in them Your websitecorn Other sources quote a List of 19 smartphones that will lose access to WhatsApp From March 31:
- Samsung Galaxy Trend Lite, Galaxy S3 Mini, Galaxy XCover 2, Galaxy Core
- LG Lucid 2, Optimus F7, Optimus L3 II Dual, Optimus L4 II, Optimus L2 II, Optimus F3Q, Optimus L3 II Dual E435
- ZTE Grand S Flex, ZTE V956
- Sony Xperia M
- Huawei Ascend G740, Ascend Mate, Ascend D2
- iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus and iPhone SE
WhatsApp states on its support page that users of smartphones with operating systems incompatible with the messenger will receive constant notifications to indicate this and, therefore, if possible, update their devices to continue with official support.
Along with this update, WhatsApp has also added other new features to its policy: any account that is inactive for 120 consecutive days will be automatically terminated, and procedures with modified versions of the messenger will become stricter, as user accounts are automatically terminated. from any of these apps. The latter also applies to the use of two WhatsApp numbers on the same smartphone.