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List of Phones That Will Not Have Access To WhatsApp By November 1st



List of Phones That Will Not Have Access To WhatsApp By November 1st

List of Phones That Will Not Have Access To WhatsApp By November 1st

WhatsApp has been working on a new update to their app in order to fix some bugs and add more functionality to it, due to this update, older Android and iOS devices will not be able to access the app starting from November 1st, 2021.

The company stated that WhatsApp will only be compatible with smartphones that are running Android 4.1 or above, iOS 10 and above, and KaiOS 2.5.1 or above starting from November.

The users of these smartphones will have to upgrade their phone’s operating system version or face the penalty of using their phones without WhatsApp.

You may also want to read 20 WhatsApp Secrets And Tricks You Need To Know

The names of phones that will be affected by this new WhatsApp update are listed below.

List of Phones That Will Not Have Access To WhatsApp By November 1st


Apple devices that cannot be upgraded to iOS 10 will no longer be able to access WhatsApp such as iPhone 4S.

Other iPhone models such as iPhone SE, iPhone 6S, and 6S Plus can be updated to the latest iOS 15 to support WhatsApp.


Samsung devices that will be unable to access WhatsApp on November 1st includes:

  • Samsung Galaxy Trend Lite
  • Galaxy Trend II
  • Galaxy SII
  • Galaxy S3 mini
  • Galaxy Xcover 2
  • Galaxy Core
  • Galaxy Ace 2


  • Sony Xperia Miro
  • Sony Xperia Neo L
  • Xperia Arc S


  • Huawei Ascend G740
  • Ascend Mate
  • Ascend D Quad XL
  • Ascend D1 Quad XL
  • Ascend P1 S
  • Ascend D2


  • ZTE Grand S Flex
  • ZTE V956
  • Grand X Quad V987
  • Grand Memo


  • LG Lucid 2
  • Optimus F7
  • Optimus F5
  • Optimus F3 II Dual
  • Optimus L5
  • Optimus L5 II
  • Optimus L5 Dual
  • Optimus L3 II
  • Optimus L7
  • Optimus F6
  • Optimus L7 II Dual
  • Optimus L7 II
  • Enact
  • Optimus L4 II Dual
  • Optimus F3
  • Optimus L4 II
  • Optimus L2 II
  • Optimus Nitro HD
  • 4X HD
  • Optimus F3 Q

Other Smartphones

  • Alcatel One Touch Evo 7
  • Archos 53 Platinum
  • HTC Desire 500
  • Caterpillar Cat B15
  • Wiko Cink Five
  • Wiko Darknight
  • Lenovo A820
  • UMi X2
  • Faea F1
  • THL W8

You may also want to read List of Phones That Won’t Have Access To WhatsApp Starting From January 2021

What You Need To Do To Secure Your Chats

If your device is among the above-listed smartphones and you are very active on WhatsApp, the first thing to do is to backup all your chats to Google Drive or iCloud, depending on the OS you are using, before the date in order to keep your messages and media files intact. If you want to continue using WhatsApp, then you have to upgrade your phone or buy a new one that supports the new WhatsApp update, then you can now restore your chats on the new device to continue using the messaging service. You can also choose to go for other WhatsApp alternatives.

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