WhatsApp Ends for 49 Phones on December 31, 2022

WhatsApp is updating itself on an everyday basis which makes it difficult for outdated mobile phone sets to keep up with it. It is the reason that WhatsApp ends its support for a specific set of mobile phones every year and it will do the same this year. The list includes mobile phone sets using operating systems including iPhone and Android.

WhatsApp Ends for 49 Phones on December 31, 2022

Although you may be worried about the news, I must confirm that this list only includes the mobile sets which are outdated and are used by a limited number of people. So, it is hardly going to affect you that the application is ending its services for outdated operating systems.

For the New Year 2023, WhatsApp is ending its support for nearly 49 smartphones across all kinds of brands which includes huge names like Apple, Samsung and other high-end popularly used brands. This change will come into effect on 31 December 2022 and after that, no one will be able to get WhatsApp updates on the smartphones mentioned below. Eventually, the application will stop working on these smartphones leaving the users with no option but to switch to the latest operating system.

Please find the list of the mobile phones which are included in the list of the smartphones which can’t get WhatsApp updates post-31 December 2022:

  • Apple iPhone 5
  • Apple iPhone 5c
  • Archos 53 Platinum
  • Grand S Flex ZTE
  • Grand X Quad V987 ZTE
  • HTC Desire 500
  • Huawei Ascend D
  • Huawei Ascend D1
  • Huawei Ascend D2
  • Huawei Ascend G740
  • Huawei Ascend Mate
  • Huawei Ascend P1
  • Quad XL
  • Lenovo A820
  • LG Enact
  • LG Lucid 2
  • LG Optimus 4X HD
  • LG Optimus F3
  • LG Optimus F3Q
  • LG Optimus F5
  • LG Optimus F6
  • LG Optimus F7
  • LG Optimus L2 II
  • LG Optimus L3 II
  • LG Optimus L3 II Dual
  • LG Optimus L4 II
  • LG Optimus L4 II Dual
  • LG Optimus L5
  • LG Optimus L5 Dual
  • LG Optimus L5 II
  • LG Optimus L7
  • LG Optimus L7 II
  • LG Optimus L7 II Dual
  • LG Optimus Nitro HD
  • Memo ZTE V956
  • Samsung Galaxy Ace 2
  • Samsung Galaxy Core
  • Samsung Galaxy S2
  • Samsung Galaxy S3 mini
  • Samsung Galaxy Trend II
  • Samsung Galaxy Trend Lite
  • Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2
  • Sony Xperia Arc S
  • Sony Xperia miro
  • Sony Xperia Neo L
  • Wiko Cink Five
  • Wiko Darknight ZT


In this article, we shared the list of the smartphones which will receive no access to the features updated on WhatsApp after 31 December 2022. If you are also using one of these outdated mobile phones, then I suggest you switch to an updated one.

Share this article with people using any one of the mobile phones mentioned above so that they can change their mobile phone if they wish to continue using WhatsApp.

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