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WhatsApp will discontinue service for these smartphones and devices in 2021 | Other


WhatsApp will discontinue service for these devices in 2021

Updated: 01/04/2021, 5:30 p.m.

On January 1, 2021, WhatsApp discontinued its service for older devices and operating systems. Any smartphones are affected.

Cellphone network, WhatsApp and co. – What to do in case of failure

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  • Users of some older smartphones and cell phones may have to worry about hardware upgrades if they want to use WhatsApp.
  • This is because the messenger shuts down service for multiple devices
  • Here you can see which devices can no longer use WhatsApp properly – and who should install the update

Ambassador Service Share For many smartphone users it is difficult to imagine everyday life without it: interacting with friends, exchanging ideas with family, sharing information with co-workers, streamlining processes with school and daycare teams.

WhatsApp: These devices can no longer use the service properly

But if you use an old cell phone and want to continue using WhatsApp after the start of the year, you need to check if your operating system has been updated. Users with operating systems are able to use the Messenger service because they are the oldest of their devices January 1st Can only be used to a certain extent or not. Read here:

Although there is no official statement from WhatsApp, Messenger service support information shows that at least Google system is required for trouble-free use Android 4.0.3 Or the Apple system iOS 9 Required.

For older versions, the following is concrete Restrictions Expected:

  • Newer WhatsApp accounts can no longer be created on devices with older operating system versions
  • Existing WhatsApp accounts cannot be verified on older devices after the new installation
  • It is no longer possible to close security gaps in Messenger using the update

Users of older devices can check theirs Operating system Upgrade to the latest version. However, there are also older smartphones that do not support the new software. Suffers about it IPhone 4 2010 or so Samsung Galaxy S2 Since 2011.

WhatsApp – More on the topic:

If you want to know which operating system is running on your mobile phone, you need to call the device information. On iOS smartphones, the information can be found under “Settings – General – Software Update”. The latest iOS version available so far iOS 14.

On Android phones, users need to go to “Settings” and “Device Info”. To open. You can read the currently installed version of Android there. Google has released the latest version of Android, Android 11, In September 2020. (jkali)

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