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49 Phones Won’t have WhatsApp from 31st December (Complete List Provided)

49 Phones Won’t have WhatsApp from 31st December (Complete List Provided)

On December 31, WhatsApp will phase out its service for a staggering 49 models of smartphones from renowned brands including Apple and Samsung.

  • Each year, WhatsApp discontinues service for select phones 
  • WhatsApp will be no longer available on certain devices come December 31, 2023
  • This year, WhatsApp will no longer support 49 phones

As we approach the end of 2022, WhatsApp is phasing out support for a variety of Android and iPhone models. While this may seem unsettling at first glance, rest assured: these phones are running old or outdated operating systems – no need to panic! Most users won’t be affected by this change in service.

First reported by GizChina, the instant messaging platform, is ending support for nearly 49 smartphones across brands including Apple, and Samsung, among many others on December 31. After a certain point, users of specific phones are no longer eligible to receive updates such as new features and security patches from WhatsApp. Eventually, the service will completely stop functioning on these devices. 

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It’s important to keep in mind that the majority of phones on this list are outdated, and likely possess limited users. In fact, some of them may no longer be used at all. That should bring peace of mind if you’re one of many smartphone owners out there who were concerned about WhatsApp ending support for certain models.

On December 31, 49 smartphones (some from Apple) will no longer be able to run WhatsApp. Check out the list of these outdated devices:

Apple iPhone 5

Apple iPhone 5c

Archos 53 Platinum

Grand S Flex ZTE

Grand X Quad V987 ZTE

HTC Desire 500

Huawei Ascend D

Huawei Ascend D1

Huawei Ascend D2

Huawei Ascend G740

Huawei Ascend Mate

Huawei Ascend P1

Quad XL

Lenovo A820

LG Enact

LG Lucid 2

LG Optimus 4X HD

LG Optimus F3

LG Optimus F3Q

LG Optimus F5

LG Optimus F6

LG Optimus F7

LG Optimus L2 II

LG Optimus L3 II

LG Optimus L3 II Dual

LG Optimus L4 II

LG Optimus L4 II Dual

LG Optimus L5

LG Optimus L5 Dual

LG Optimus L5 II

LG Optimus L7

LG Optimus L7 II

LG Optimus L7 II Dual

LG Optimus Nitro HD

Memo ZTE V956

Samsung Galaxy Ace 2

Samsung Galaxy Core

Samsung Galaxy S2

Samsung Galaxy S3 mini

Samsung Galaxy Trend II

Samsung Galaxy Trend Lite

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2

Sony Xperia Arc S

Sony Xperia miro

Sony Xperia Neo L

Wiko Cink Five

Wiko Darknight ZT


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Ombir Sharma

Ombir is a SEO Executive at The Next Hint Media, Inc. He is a SEO and writer has 2 years of experience in these respective fields. He loves spending his time in doing research on different topics.

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