WhatsApp will no longer work on these cell phones from August 1

WhatsApp will no longer work on these cell phones from August 1

WhatsApp is one of the applications instant messaging used by millions of people every day, whether to stay in touch across messages, photos, videos, video calls, voice notes, etc.

One of the advantages it has is that it is constantly being updated from time to time, and while this is a good thing as new functions are added, it could also be a point against some users, as their mobile phone would not be compatible with the new updates. .

These cell phones will be WhatsApp-free on August 1. Photo: Pixabay

Which cell phones will remain without WhatsApp

It is important for you to know that from time to time WhatsApp releases the list of cell phones that it will no longer support. The next changes will go into effect on August 1, which means the app will stop working on some cell phones, you’re told which ones.

It should be clarified that compatibility does not have to do with the brand or model of the mobile phone, but with its operating system. According to the company, some systems do not have what it takes to support future updates.

From August 1, WhatsApp will only be compatible with smartphones running Android 4.04. In view of this, models from the Samsung, LG and Huawei brands will no longer be supported. We leave you the complete list:


  • Huawei Ascend Mate
  • Huawei Ascend G740
  • Huawei Ascend D2


  • LG Adopt
  • LG Optimus L4 II dual
  • LG Lucid 2
  • LG Optimus F7
  • LG Optimus L3 II Dual
  • LG Optimus F5
  • LG Optimus L5II
  • LG Optimus L5 II Dual
  • LG Optimus L3II
  • LG Optimus L7 II Dualhe


  • Samsung Galaxy
  • Samsung Trend Lite
  • mini samsung galaxy
  • Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2
  • Samsung Galaxy Core

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It should be noted that the models mentioned are 10 years old, and although it will not stop working completely, WhatsApp will not have all the tools available, so it is better to buy a new mobile phone or look for alternatives such as Telegram and Signal.

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This is the third time since the start of the year that WhatsApp has announced that it will stop supporting certain phones. In January 2022, the platform stopped being compatible with the iOS 9 system for iPhone and in June it got another update.

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