Android phone and iPhone It's no longer able to use WhatsApp

WhatsApp decided it will stop support on some Android and iOS phones. This policy is effective from 1 February 2020.
Android phone and iPhone It's no longer able to use WhatsApp

In the latest WhatsApp FAQ, mentioned WhatsApp will no longer support all Android phones running Android OS 2.3.7 (Gingerbread) As for Iphones that can not run WhatsApp are phones with iOS 7 and earlier.

The WaBetaInfo website also adds WhatsApp will no longer be able to use on iPhone devices using iOS8 and lower. IOS 8 compatibility will be completely removed on February 1, 2020.

Not getting support means that WhatsApp already installed on the old phone can still be used but can no longer be reinstalled. WhatsApp can also not be reverified.

Moreover from 31 December 2019, WhatsApp can not be used anymore on Windows phone. Starting July 2019 WhatsApp is no longer available in the Microsoft Store.

"Since we are no longer actively developing [WhatsApp] on this operating system, some features may stop running at any time," writes WhatsApp in its description.

Here's a list of mobile phones that can no longer use WhatsApp:


Apple iPhone

  • iPhone 4
  • iPhone 3G S
  • iPhone 3G
  • Iphone


Android Phones

  • Sony Xperia Advance
  • Acer Liquid Z Duo Z110
  • Acer Liquid Z Z110
  • Lenovo K800
  • T-Mobile Concord
  • Sony Xperia U ST25a
  • Sony Xperia U ST25i
  • Samsung Galaxy S Lightray 4G SCH-R940
  • Yezz Andy 3G 4.0 YZ1120
  • Motorola Defy Pro XT560
  • Sony Xperia Go ST27a
  • Sony Xperia Go ST27i
  • Huawei Activa 4G M920
  • Motorola Atrix TV XT682
  • Sony Xperia Ion 3G LT28h
  • Sony Xperia Ion LTE LT28at
  • Sony Xperia Ion LTE LT28i
  • Orange San Diego
  • Vodafone Smart II V860
  • Sony Xperia Sola MT27i
  • Samsung Galaxy S2 LTE GT-i9210T
  • Sony Xperia P LT22i
  • LG Optimus 3D Max P720
  • LG Optimus 3D Max P720H
  • LG Optimus 3D Max P725
  • LG Optimus Elite LS696
  • Sony Xperia Acro HD SOI12
  • Xolo X900
  • Sony Xperia acro HD SO-03D
  • Sony Xperia S LT26i
  • LG Spectrum VS920
  • Motorola MotoLuxe XT615
  • HTC Velocity 4G
  • LG Prada 3.0 P940
  • Motorola Fire XT317 Dual
  • Motorola XT532 Dual
  • Samsung Galaxy S2 LTE GT-i9210
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