If Your iPhone Is On This List WhatsApp May Stop Working For You

As Apple’s new iPhones are setting the benchmark, the old ones are to take a retiring seat. We know the iPhone 14 is all set to be launched on September 7, with its appearance there is important news for iPhone 5, and 5C users. If you are an iPhone 5 or 5C user, finding an alternate way to use WhatsApp or upgrade to the latest version of the iPhone will be a nice idea. These models of iPhone may stop getting support from the instant messaging from October month, and this will affect millions of people.

WhatsApp May Stop Working For You

WhatsApp Likely To Stop Supporting iPhone 5 or 5C

The report of WABetaInfo, an information and research portal dedicated exclusively to all developments related to WhatsApp, says that the instant messaging platform will stop its services for some old versions of Android and iOS, as there are certain features on which the company is working on that old operating systems cannot support. And for this reason, now, the platform is planning to abandon iOS 10, iOS 11, iPhone 5 and 5C in the upcoming months.

Unfortunately, due to some internal reasons, WhatsApp is now really planning to drop the support for certain iOS versions over the coming months: we’re talking about iOS 10 and iOS 11!”, WABetaInfo said. Their report is shared with a screenshot that reads, Updates to the latest version of iOS to continue using WhatsApp. The platform will stop supporting this version of iOS after October 24, 2022”.

“WhatsApp on its FAQ page has informed that currently, it provides support for and recommends using the following device: Android running OS 4.1 and newer; iPhone running iOS 12 and newer; KaiOS 2.5.0 and newer, including JioPhone and JioPhone 2. “Before we stop supporting your operating system, you’ll be notified directly in WhatsApp ahead of time and reminded a few times to upgrade,” WhatsApp added.

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“Therefore, it can be said that if you are using iOS 10 or iOS 11, you need to update to iOS 12 in order to continue using WhatsApp. “It means you can still continue using WhatsApp on iPhone 55, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6S, but you need to update your iOS version. Unfortunately, WhatsApp will no longer be compatible with iPhone 5 and iPhone 5C since iOS 12s is not available for these devices,” WABetalnfo said.

Rishabh Sharma

Rishabh is an experienced content writer and editor, he is working for Viralbake to cover a diversified range of categories. His articles mainly focus on providing information, being a travel guide, educating others, and also making people aware of technology, after all, he is a technophile. When not writing he can be found gaming, watching movies, and travelling.

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