Now It’s officially claimed, WhatsApp will stop working on older phones from the very first day of 2021 (1st January 2021). WhatsApp is continuously updating and providing new features. So, it will stop working on many old devices and phones from 1st January 2021. An upgrade to a new phone is required if you are using a phone which is listed below.
If you want to use WhatsApp further after 1st January 2021 you have to upgrade your phone. Many old phones are going to be affected as WhatsApp will not update its application on them after 1st January 2021.
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List of Android phones that will not Support Updates
- Samsung Galaxy S2
- Motorola Droid Razr
- LG Optimus Black
- HTC Desire
List of IOS that will not Support WhatsApp Update
- iPhone 4s
- iPhone 5
- Apple iPhone 5c
- Apple iPhone 5s
The Updates for the App will be available for Android Devices with Android Version 4.0.3 or later and IOS with iOS 9 or later.
For a better experience, We recommend you use the phones with the latest Android versions to enjoy using updates of WhatsApp.