WhatsApp will be blocked

WhatsApp will be blocked on 53 smartphones from November – The full list

by Atharva Gulhane

Millions of devices will be barred from using WhatsApp starting next month, with users being advised to upgrade their software.

In a few weeks, the messaging platform will be unavailable for more than 50 different phone models.

WhatsApp will no longer be supported on 53 phone models as of November 1st.

It won’t function on Android phones running OS 4.0.4 or earlier, and it requires iOS 10 or later on iPhones.

Android and Apple device owners have been advised to upgrade their devices or software.

Existing accounts will be re-enabled when upgrading to a new device if the phone number connected with it is entered.

People can preserve their conversation history even if it isn’t possible to move it between platforms, such as from Android to iPhone.

Before November, you may do this by exporting conversation history as an email attachment.

People may check the settings section on their phone to see what operating system it runs.

WhatsApp will be blocked, application which is owned by Facebook, refreshes its support centre to show which systems it supports on a regular basis.

WhatsApp will be blocked

After November 1st, the platform will no longer operate for these phones:

iPhone

Samsung

  • Galaxy Trend Lite
  • Galaxy Trend II
  • Galaxy SII
  • Galaxy S3 mini
  • Galaxy Xcover 2
  • Galaxy Core
  • Galaxy Ace 2

LG

  • Lucid 2
  • Optimus F7
  • Optimus F5
  • Optimus L3 II Dual
  • Optimus F5
  • Optimus L5
  • Best L5 II
  • Optimus L5 Dual
  • Best L3 II
  • Optimus L7
  • Optimus L7 II Dual
  • Best L7 II
  • Optimus F6, Enact
  • Optimus L4 II Dual
  • Optimus F3
  • Best L4 II
  • Best L2 II
  • Optimus Nitro HD
  • Optimus 4X HD
  • Optimus F3Q

ZTE

  • ZTE V956
  • Grand X Quad V987
  • Grand Memo

Sony

  • Xperia Miro
  • Xperia Neo L
  • Xperia Arc S

Huawei

  • Ascend G740
  • Ascend Mate
  • Ascend D Quad XL
  • Ascend D1 Quad XL
  • Ascend P1 S
  • Ascend D2

Other smartphones

  • Alcatel
  • Archos 53 Platinum
  • HTC Desire 500
  • Caterpillar Cat B15
  • Wiko Cink Five
  • Wiko Darknight
  • Lenovo A820
  • UMi X2
  • Run F1
  • THL W8

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