You won’t be able to use WhatsApp on these phones from November


Starting from November, several iPhone and Android models will not be compatible with the App. WhatsApp is a popular messaging app used by millions of people worldwide daily to communicate with friends, family, and coworkers. However, many people will be unable to use the App due to the phones model.

A report published by The Sun in the United Kingdom states that the App will stop working on numerous smartphone models in November 2021.

According to the publication, the App will not work on both iPhone and Android devices; thus, affected users will have to either upgrade their smartphone’s software – or buy a new phone.

According to the report, more than 40 distinct smartphone models would be unable to use WhatsApp, and the software must be updated by November 1. “Android users must have Android 4.1 or later, while iPhone users must at least iOS 10 to use WhatsApp.”

The following phones will no longer handle WhatsApp from November 1, 2021.


iPhone 5

iPhone 6S Plus

iPhone SE


Galaxy Trend Lite

Galaxy Trend II

Galaxy SIII

Galaxy S3 Mini

Galaxy Xcover 2

Galaxy Core

Galaxy Ace 2


Lucid 2

Optimus F7

Optimus F5

Optimus L2 II Dual

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 V956

Grand X Quad V987

Grand Memo


Xperia Miro

Xperia Neo L

Xperia Arc S


Ascend G740

Ascend Mate

Ascend D Quad XL

Ascend D1 Quad XL

Ascend P1 S

Ascend D2

Other smartphones


Archos 53 Platinum

HTC Desire 500

Caterpillar Cat B15

Wiko Cink Five

Wiko Darknight

Lenovo A820

UMi X2

Run Fl1 THL W8

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