The Social Giant Facebook Thus owner of WhatsApp Messaging app as well as several other great and unique Social apps such as Twitter and Instagram has stated that come next year 2021, WhatsApp will stop working on some older version of Android and iPhone smartphones, due to updates to both operating systems and applications to keep up to date hence today we are bring to you the notice of the devices which will be incompatible with the messaging app from 2021.
These iPhones run out of WhatsApp as WhatsApp is doing away with the devices. As it is, all iPhones that do not operate on iOS 9 or newer IOS will be left out without the app come 2021. That is, all iPhone 4 and earlier models. Models 4S, 5, 5S, 5C, 6 and 6S will need to update their operating system to at least iOS 9 or later to continue using WhatsApp Messaging app.
In the case of the 6S, 6S Plus and the first generation iPhone SE, they are the last to support the latest version of the system, iOS 14.
In addition, The WhatsApp messaging app will not run on the following Android devices with OS either
Next year 20201, WhatsApp stated that it will also stop working on smartphones that have a version prior to Android 4.0.3. Cell phone models like HTC Desire, LG Optimus Black, Motorola Droid Razr or even the Samsung Galaxy S2.
How can I continue to use WhatsApp on these devices?
Some teams will be able to continue using the application because their operating systems received a patch with an update. However, if it was not your case and you want to continue using WhatsApp, the solution will be to get a new smartphone.
To find out what version of operating system your computer has,
Android users: In the main menu of the phone select Settings, then choose About System or About Device and there you will see the information.
iPhone users: Access Settings, General option and select Information, there you will find information about the software version you have installed on your device.