WhatsApp to officially shut down several smartphones

Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp has reportedly announced that will stop working on several smartphones in 10 days starting November 1.

If your WhatsApp gets blocked, you will not be able to send or view messages, photos, or videos on your old smartphones. 

In its announcement, WhatsApp  has said that the app will not be supporting older versions of both Android and iOS. Anyone with a smartphone supporting Android OS 4.1 and above and iOS 10 and above will be the only ones who will be able to use the messaging app.

Here is the complete list of smartphones that WhatsApp will stop working on starting November 1.

  1. iPhone 6S
  2. iPhone 6S Plus 
  3. Apple iPhone SE
  1. Samsung Galaxy Trend Lite 
  2. Galaxy SII
  3. Galaxy Trend II
  4. Galaxy S3 mini
  5. Galaxy Core 
  6. Galaxy Xcover 2
  7. Galaxy Ace 2


  1. LG Lucid 2
  2. Optimus L5 Dual
  3. Optimus L4 II Dual
  4. Optimus F3Q
  5. Optimus F7
  6. Optimus F5
  7. Optimus L3 II Dual 
  8. Optimus F5 
  9. Optimus L5
  10. Optimus L5 II 
  11. Optimus L3 II
  12. Optimus L7
  13. Optimus L7 II Dual
  14. Optimus L7 II 
  15. Optimus F6 
  16. Enact
  17. Optimus F3
  18. Optimus L4 II
  19. Optimus L2 II
  20. Optimus Nitro HD and 4X HD


  1. ZTE Grand S Flex 
  2. Grand X Quad V987
  3. ZTE V956
  4. Grand Memo 


  1. Huawei Ascend G740 
  2. Ascend D Quad XL 
  3. Ascend Mate
  4. Ascend P1 S
  5. Ascend D2
  6. Ascend D1 Quad XL.


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