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WhatsApp Ends Support for Over 35 Older Phones in 2024

WhatsApp, one of the world’s leading messaging apps, has announced it will no longer provide updates or security patches for a total of 35 phone models running older versions of Android and iOS operating systems. These phones, from manufacturers including Samsung, Motorola, Huawei, Sony, LG, and Apple, are no longer considered secure enough for continued WhatsApp use.

So it’s recommended to check the list below to find out whether or not you should change your mobile device to continue using WhatsApp device safely.


  • Galaxy Ace Plus
  • Galaxy Core
  • Galaxy Express 2
  • Galaxy Grand
  • Galaxy Note 3 N9005 LTE
  • Galaxy Note 3 Neo LTE+
  • Galaxy S 19500
  • Galaxy S3 Mini VE
  • Galaxy S4 Active
  • Galaxy S4 mini I9190
  • Galaxy S4 mini I9192 Duos
  • Galaxy S4 mini I9195 LTE
  • Galaxy S4 Zoom


    • iPhone 5
    • iPhone 5C
    • iPhone 6
    • iPhone 6S Plus
    • iPhone 6S
    • iPhone SE


    • Ascend P6 S
    • Ascend G525
    • Huawei C199
    • Huawei GX1s
    • Huawei Y625


    • Lenovo 46600
    • Lenovo A858T
    • Lenovo P70
    • Lenovo S890


    • Xperia Z1
    • Xperia E3


    • Optimus 4X HD P880
    • Optimus G
    • Optimus G Pro
    • Optimus L7                                                                                                             Some of the devices in this list have over 7 years or even more. Some users will argue that the iPhone 6S Plus is still usable after all those years, but still, WhatsApp decided to focus on it and other devices in this list to focus on newer hardware and updated software.


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