WhatsApp will stop on these Smartphones by November 2021

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Tech News: WhatsApp will stop working on these Smartphones by November 2021

Read to know if your Smartphones are among those that will stop using WhatsApp by November 2021

The messaging app,  WhatsApp,  has shared a list of iOS and Android devices which will no longer work with the app in November,  2021

This means that WhatsApp will no longer work on  the listed devices. 

WhatsApp announced that the devices that fall in the category of smartphones that have systems older than OS 4.1, iOS 10, and KaiOS 2.5.1 would no longer be able to access their WhatsApp accounts.

This is a serious problem for many WhatsApp users since the app is one of the most popular messaging applications that is being used. 

Forty three (43) smartphones fall in the list and they include the following below, check if yours is therein: 

  • Samsung Galaxy Trend Lite
  • Galaxy Trend II,
  • Galaxy SII, Galaxy S3 mini,
  • Galaxy Xcover 2,
  • Galaxy Core,
  • Galaxy Ace 2
  • Huawei Ascend G740,
  • Ascend Mate,
  • Ascend D Quad XL,
  • Ascend D1 Quad XL,
  • Ascend P1 S
  • Ascend D2
  • LG Lucid 2,
  • Optimus F7,
  • Optimus F5,
  • Optimus L3 II Dual,
  • Optimus F5,
  • Optimus L5,
  • Optimus L5 II,
  • Optimus L5 Dual,
  • Optimus L3 II,
  • Optimus L7,
  • Optimus L7 II Dual,
  • Optimus L7 II,
  • Optimus F6, Enact ,
  • Optimus L4 II Dual,
  • Optimus F3,
  • Optimus L4 II,
  • Optimus L2 II,
  • Optimus Nitro HD and 4X HD, and
  • Optimus F3Q
  • Sony Xperia Miro,
  • Sony Xperia Neo L,
  • Xperia Arc 
  • iPhone 6S,
  • iPhone 6S Plus
  • HTC Desire 500
  • Archos 53 Platinum
  • Caterpillar Cat B15
  • Wiko Cink Five
  • Wiko Darknight
  • Lenovo A820
  • UMi X2
  • Faea F1 
  • THL W8
  • Alcatel One Touch Evo 7

What is the Solution and Way out? 

If you do not want to lose the data in your WhatsApp app, then you have two options:

Option 1: Back up your WhatsApp and Buy a higher smartphone with a higher iOS and android version is one solution if you still want to access your WhatsApp messages. 

Option 2:  If you still don’t have enough money available to buy newer phones before November, then you can still back up your WhatsApp data and upgrade your iOS and android version to a higher one or better still, transfer your messages to your email. Just follow these simple steps:

  1. Start WhatsApp on your phone. On the top right corner, go to Settings>Chats> Chat History>Email Chat.
  2. Select your preferred chat boxes that you would transfer to your email. 
  3. Then fill in the email address, click the Send button. After sending the chats successfully, you can check your mailbox for the chats

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