The WhatsApp messaging app will no longer be accessible on a number of smartphone models starting November 1st.
WhatsApp, which is owned by Facebook, will no longer work on multiple mobile phones due to the fact that not every mobile phone is still up to date with the updates that come with this app. Most of the mobile phones listed are smartphones that came on the market between 2010 and 2011.
On its site, WhatsApp said that among others it will no longer work on Android phones that have the 4.0.4 or older platform.
According to reports, some 40 smartphone are going to be affected by this decisions. The phones are the following:
Samsung: Galaxy Trend Lite, Galaxy Trend II, Galaxy SII, Galaxy S3 mini, Galaxy Xcover 2, Galaxy Core and Galaxy Ace 2.
LG: Lucid 2, Optimus F7, Optimus F5, Optimus L3 II Dual, Optimus F5, Optimus L5, Optimus L5 II, Optimus L5 Dual, Optimus L3 II, Optimus L7, Optimus L7 II Dual, Optimus L7 II, Optimus F6, Enact, Optimus L4 II Dual, Optimus F3, Optimus L4 II, Optimus L2 II, Optimus Nitro HD e 4X HD u Optimus F3Q.
ZTE: Grand S Flex, ZTE V956, Grand X Quad V987 and Grand Memo.
Huawei: Ascend G740, Ascend Mate, Ascend D Quad XL, Ascend D1 Quad XL, Ascend P1 S and Ascend D2.
Sony: Xperia Miro, Sony Xperia Neo L and Xperia Arc S.
Alcatel: One Touch Evo 7.
Apple: iPhone SE, iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus.
Others: Archos 53 Platinum, HTC Desire 500, Caterpillar Cat B15, Wiko Cink Five, Wiko Darknight, Lenovo A820, UMi X2, Faea F1 and THL W8.