JUST IN: WhatsApp To Stop Working On Millions Of Phones From January 2021– [FULL DETAILS]—World popular messaging app , WhatsApp new update will prevent the famous messaging app from working on millions of phones from 1 January 2021.
The Genius Media Nigeria reports that Older Android and iPhone devices will no longer support or compatible with the latest version of the app.
This upcoming update will force owners to either update their mobile operating system or buy a new smartphone.
It this new update, any iPhone not running iOS 9 or newer, or any phone not running at least Android 4.0.3 – also known as Ice Cream Sandwich – will no longer be able to open or operate the Facebook-owned app.
This means all iPhone models up to the iPhone 4 will be unable to support WhatsApp, as these phones are not capable of updating to iOS 9.
The iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5S, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6S were all released before iOS 9, however owners can still update to the operating system if they are yet to do so.
Android phones that will lose WhatsApp support include the Samsung Galaxy S2, HTC Desire and LG Optimus Black.