Sign in
Download Opera News App

Digital Technology

 

Consumer Electronics

 

Mobile

From November, WhatsApp will no longer work on these 43 smartphone models (Full list)

According to WhatsApp's most recent statement, the popular instant messaging app has launched a new feature that would allow iPhone users to move their discussions to Android phones.

“To begin, this functionality is available on any Samsung device running Android 10 or higher, and additional Android devices will be available soon,” WhatsApp added.

In a blog post, WhatsApp stated, "This is just a start." “We're excited to make this option available to more individuals so they may securely transfer their chats between platforms of their choice. According to WhatsApp's instructions, the migration must be conducted during the first setup of new phones: "Your new Android device must be brand new or reset to factory settings.

Users of 43 different smartphone models will be unable to use the famous instant messaging program WhatsApp beginning November 1st, according to the announcement. Users who are affected by this will need to upgrade to a newer model of phone with an operating system supported by the company or use other instant messaging apps.

A list of smartphones that will no longer be able to make calls is provided below.

Apple

The first generation iPhone SE, 6s and 6s Plus.

Samsung

The Samsung Galaxy Trend Lite, Galaxy Trend II, Galaxy S2, Galaxy S3 mini, Galaxy Xcover 2, Galaxy Core and Galaxy Ace 2.

The new Apple Inc., iPhone SE is displayed during an Apple event in Cupertino, California, the U.S., on Monday, March 21, 2016. Cook is expected to unveil a smaller iPhone Monday in an attempt to woo those who are holding on to older versions. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

The iPhone SE will no longer receive support from WhatsApp. Bloomberg.

LG

The 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.

ZTE

The ZTE Grand S Flex, ZTE V956, Grand X Quad V987 and Grand Memo.

Huawei

The Huawei Ascend G740, Ascend Mate, Ascend D Quad XL, Ascend D1 Quad XL, Ascend P1 S and Ascend D2.

Sony

The Sony Xperia Miro, Sony Xperia Neo L and Xperia Arc S.

Others

The Alcatel One Touch Evo 7, Archos 53 Platinum, HTC Desire 500, Caterpillar Cat B15, Wiko Cink Five, Wiko Darknight, Lenovo A820, UMi X2, Flea F1 and THL W8.

Content created and supplied by: Reality_zone (via Opera News )

Android Samsung WhatsApp

COMMENTS

Load app to read more comments