List of smartphones that will no longer be able to use Whatsapp


    The days of using Whatsapp on some older smartphones may soon be coming to an end. The messaging app would no longer support a list of smartphones due to their operating systems not being updated and supported by Whatsapp anymore.

    A list of the phones which will no longer be able to use the messaging service, including those running Apple’s iOS 10 and 11, as well as some later versions of Android phones. If you have one of these devices, you’ll need to upgrade your device or find another alternative for communicating with your friends and family via WhatsApp.

    Smartphones that will no longer be able to use Whatsapp

    Below is the full list of phones which will no longer be supported by Whatsapp:

    • iPhone 5
    • 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

    We understand that upgrading your phone may not always be possible so it is important to make sure you have the right software installed before this date if you wish to continue using Whatsapp on your current phone.