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From Tomorrow December 31, 2022, WhatsApp Will No Longer Support These Android and iOS Smartphones

The instant messaging platform WhatsApp, owned by Meta, will cease supporting some smartphones, including those from Apple and Samsung, starting December 31. In the past, the company has pulled out support for obsolete or outdated smartphones. It does so for old or outdated operating systems.

As of today, WhatsApp works on Android 4.1 and above, iOS 12 and above, and KaiOS 2.5.0 and above. In addition to ending support for iPhones running iOS 10 and 11, it will also stop working on Android smartphones running versions before Android 5.0 (Lollipop).

According to news reports, the following smartphones will no longer receive any updates from next year, including new features and security patches. As a result, the platform will eventually stop supporting these smartphones. As a result, the majority of the smartphones on this list are either out of date or run outdated operating systems.

WhatsApp will no longer support the following smartphones after December 31:

  • Apple iPhone 5

  • Apple iPhone 5c

  • Archos 53 Platinum

  • Grand S Flex ZTE

  • Grand X Quad V987 ZTE

  • HTC Desire 500

  • Huawei Ascend D

  • Huawei Ascend D1

  • Huawei Ascend D2

  • Huawei Ascend G740

  • Huawei Ascend Mate

  • Huawei Ascend P1

  • Quad XL

  • Lenovo A820

  • LG Enact

  • LG Lucid 2

  • LG Optimus 4X HD

  • LG Optimus F3

  • LG Optimus F3Q

  • LG Optimus F5

  • LG Optimus F6

  • LG Optimus F7

  • LG Optimus L2 II

  • LG Optimus L3 II

  • LG Optimus L3 II Dual

  • LG Optimus L4 II

  • LG Optimus L4 II Dual

  • LG Optimus L5

  • LG Optimus L5 Dual

  • LG Optimus L5 II

  • LG Optimus L7

  • LG Optimus L7 II

  • LG Optimus L7 II Dual

  • LG Optimus Nitro HD

  • Memo ZTE V956

  • Samsung Galaxy Ace 2

  • Samsung Galaxy Core

  • Samsung Galaxy S2

  • Samsung Galaxy S3 mini

  • Samsung Galaxy Trend II

  • Samsung Galaxy Trend Lite

  • Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2

  • Sony Xperia Arc S

  • Sony Xperia miro

  • Sony Xperia Neo L

  • Wiko Cink Five

  • Wiko Darknight ZT

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