Friday October 20, 2023 | 07:36 WIB
Herman / HE
Jakarta, Beritasatu.com – WhatsApp has announced that it will end support for certain Android models starting October 24, 2023.
The move is part of WhatsApp’s regular practice of dropping support for older models when rolling out feature and system updates. interfaces.
“Each year, like other technology companies, we review devices and software that are older and have fewer users. These devices may no longer receive the latest security updates or may no longer have the features necessary to run WhatsApp,” WhatsApp said in a statement. statement its official press release, cited Friday (10/20/2023).
Specifically, WhatsApp will end support for Android 5.0 and below starting next week. This not only affects Samsung phones but also other Android devices still running 5.0 Lollipop or earlier.
WhatsApp has periodically reminded users to upgrade before the changes take effect. To find out if your device will be affected, you should check the version of the operating system you are using by going to the “Settings” of your Android phone, then visiting the “About phone” section and viewing the information on the software.
When your device’s operating system is no longer compatible with WhatsApp, you will receive repeated alerts and notifications.
“As for the end of support for your operating system, we will send you a notification and remind you repeatedly to update your device so that you can still use WhatsApp. We will also periodically update our page. “Information to ensure that the latest version of Android that we support remains listed there,” WhatsApp said.
Report of Times of IndiaHere is a list of cell phones and tablets that cannot access WhatsApp or are blocked by WhatsApp:
- Sony Xperia Z
- LG Optimus G Pro
- SonyXperia S2
- Acer Iconia A5003 Tab
- SamsungGalaxy S
- Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc3.
- Motorola Xoom
- HCT sensation
- Nexus 7
- Samsung Galaxy Note2
- Samsung Galaxy S2
- Samsung Galaxy Nexus
- LG Optimus2X
- HTC One
- Motorola Droid Razr
- HTC Desire HD
- Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1
- Asus Eee Pad Transformer
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