From Monday, November 1, 2021, messaging platform, WhatsApp, will stop working on a number of Android devices as well as Apple-made iOS devices.
Users who have not backed their chats also risk losing it when the company implements the change.
However, the key thing to note is that the end of WhatsApp support will impact only those users that are using old versions of both operating systems.
According to Facebook, the owner of WhatsApp, which recently changed its name to Meta, smartphones using Android 4.0.3 or lower will not be supported by the messaging platform.
In the case of Apple, the limit has been set at iOS 9 or lower. WhatsApp has also shared the list of smartphones that fall under this category and will not be able to use the messaging platform from November 1.
Phones which will have WhatsApp disabled from them include Apple phones such as iPhone 6, iPhone 6s plus, iPhone SE.
Android phones including LG Lucid 2, Optimus F7, Optimus F5, Optimus L3 II, Dual Optimus L5, Best L5 II, Optimus L5, Dual Best L3 II, Optimus L7, Optimus L7, Dual Best L7 II, Optimus F6, Enact Optimus F3, Best L4 II, Best L2 II, Optimus Nitro HD, Optimus 4X HD and Optimus F3Q will experience the issue.
Also, Huawei Ascend G740, Ascend Mate, Ascend D Quad XL, Ascend D1 Quad XL, Ascend P1 S, and Ascend D2 will be affected while users of Samsung Galaxy Trend Lite, Galaxy Trend II, Galaxy SII, Galaxy S3 mini, Galaxy Xcover 2, Galaxy Core and Galaxy Ace 2 will be affected.
Others are ZTE Grand S Flex, ZTE V956, Grand X Quad V987, Grand Memo, Sony Xperia Miro, Xperia Neo L, and Xperia Arc S.
There are some other phones too from lesser-known brands, like Alcatel, Archos 53 Platinum, HTC Desire 500, Caterpillar Cat B15, Wiko Cink Five, and Wiko Darknight, Lenovo A820 UMi X2, Run F1, THL W8 which will have to say goodbye to WhatsApp.