Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia – Soon WhatsApp cannot be used on certain phones. The reason is that some operating systems on smartphones can no longer access WhatsApp as of November 1.
The operating systems that can no longer run WhatsApp are Android 4.0.4 (Gingerbread) or earlier and iOS 9 or earlier.
The choice is that you can update Android and iOS operating systems to the latest or purchase smart phone the new.
WhatsApp wrote on Sunday (10/24/2021): “As of November 1, 2021, WhatsApp will no longer support phones with OS 4.0.4 and earlier. Please change to a supported device or save your chat history before that date.”).
In the old OS, it will not be able to use the WhatsApp functionality. For example, such as checking logins for existing accounts and creating new ones.
Some of them can be updated to the latest operating system, here’s how to update:
– Android: Menu Settings> System> Advanced Options> System Update
iPhone: Settings > General > Software Update.
Reporting from Mysanantonio, here’s a list of phones that won’t have access to WA starting in November:
1. Samsung: Galaxy Trend Lite, Galaxy Trend II, Galaxy SII, Galaxy S3 mini, Galaxy Xcover 2, Galaxy Core, Galaxy Ace.
2. LG: Lucid 2, Optimus Prime 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 Prime L7 II Optimus F6 Enact, Optimus L4 II Dual, Optimus Prime F3, Optimus L4 II, Optimus L2 II, Optimus Prime HD, 4X HD, Optimus F3Q.
3. ZTE: Grand S Flex, ZTE V956, Grand X Quad V987, Grand Memo.
4. Huawei: Ascend G740, Ascend Mate, Ascend D Quad XL, Ascend D1 Quad XL, Ascend P1 S, Ascend D2.
5. Sony: Xperia Miro, Sony Xperia Neo L, Xperia Arc S.
6. Alcatel: One Touch Evo 7.
7. Archos 53 Platinum.
8. HTC Desire 500
9. Caterpillar Cat B15.
10. Wiko (Wiko Sync Five, Wiko Darkkite).
11. Lenovo A820.
12. UMi X2.
13. Run F1.
14. THL W8.
15. Apple iPhone: Apple iPhone SE, Apple iPhone 6S, Apple iPhone 6S Plus.
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