The messaging service will no longer be accessible on certain older devices from May 31st.
Can be used consistently Share, You need to update your phone urgently. From May 31, texting to 2 billion users worldwide will block access to specific devices unless they update their operating system. android Where iOS.
About fifty older models affected: iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus, Lenovo A820, ZTE V956, Huawei Ascend D2, Ascend G740, Ascend Mate, Faea F1, Archos 53 Platinum, HTC Desire 500, Samsung Galaxy Trend Literen, Trend Galaxy Xperia M, Wiko, Cink Five, Darknight, THL W8, ZTE Grand X, Quad v987, Grand Memo, Grand S Flex, LG Lucid 2, Optimus F7, Optimus L7II, Optimus F6, Optimus L4 II Dual, Optimus L2 II and Optimus F3Q.
How do I know if I am affected?
The service has a habit of restricting access to smartphones that are considered obsolete. The first upgrade took place in the fall of 2021, and users of smartphones over the age of five equipped with versions of Android 4.1 and iOS 10 were excluded from the latest updates. However, despite some bugs, they were able to continue using the service.
The only way to escape the exception is to upgrade your computer. To find out the version, you need to go to phone settings. If it’s not very recent, download it.
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