One of the important messaging app, WhatsApp, will soon stop working in specific Android and iOS operated iPhones.
It is because of the regular updates and security patches which are released. The older versions of the Android smartphones and iPhones are still in use but now they won't be able to use the application from 1 November, 2021.
According to reports, Android phones which are running on Android 4.0.3 or lower, and Apple iPhones that are running on iOS 9 or lower will no longer support the app. The company has already alerted users on its website.
The company has even released a list of Android phones released which includes smartphones from companies like Samsung, LG, ZTE, Alcatel, Huawei, Sony and others.
While the list includes the iPhones models like the iPhone SE, iPhone 6S.
Specifically for Samsung, the Samsung Galaxy Trend Lite, Galaxy Trend II, Galaxy Xcover 2, Galaxy Core, and Galaxy Ace 2 Galaxy SII, Galaxy S3 mini, will lose support by November.
Sony’s device list includes the Xperia Miro, Sony Xperia Neo L, and Xperia Arc S alongside other devices from companies like Alcatel, HTC, Lenovo, and more.
These smartphone users can continue to use the app but they will not receive regular updates and security patches.