what they are and how to know if yours will be affected

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we will tell you in which phones WhatsApp will stop working in April 2022after the service has changed their privacy policies to introduce a few minor tweaks to support older versions of operating systems. WhatsApp is one of the most used messaging applications, so it is always useful to know which mobile models are too obsolete to be able to use it.

And you must be calm, since WhatsApp will continue to work on the mobiles that you have bought in recent years, you should not have problems. However, as we will tell you right away, there are some models that have already become too obsolete to work well, and WhatsApp has decided to stop supporting them from April 2022.

What phones will WhatsApp stop working on?

As we can read in WhatsApp support websitethe messaging application It will stop working on Android mobiles with an operating system prior to 4.1. This means that in order to use WhatsApp you must have an Android with version 4.1 Jelly Bean or higher versions.

Android version 4.1 was released in 2012, so any Android that you have bought in the last 6 or 8 years can surely continue to be compatible with WhatsApp during the next year without problems. Come on, it’s such an old version of Android that your phone must be a real relic to have a previous one.

WhatsApp will also stop working on iPhones with versions prior to iOS 10which was released in 2016. However, the current version of iOS, which is iOS 15, is supported up to iPhone 6s released in 2016, so most iPhones from recent years will continue to be supported.

For information, WhatsApp will also require versions of the operating system KaiOS 2.5.0 or later in the event that you have a device that opts for these alternative operating systems, which is quite difficult.

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How to know your version of Android or iOS

Android info

To know the version of Android that your mobile hasand thus check if it will continue to be compatible, enter the settings and go to the phone information, which depending on your version of Android and its customization layer may have different names. here inside, look for the option android versionwhere the number of the specific version you have will appear.

Info Ios

To know the version of iOS that your iPhone hasenter the section general of the phone settings. Inside, click on the option Information that will appear at the top. Here inside look at the field of software versionsince it is where they will indicate the exact version of the operating system that your mobile has.

we will tell you in which phones WhatsApp will stop working in April 2022after the service has changed their privacy…

we will tell you in which phones WhatsApp will stop working in April 2022after the service has changed their privacy…

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