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Full List of Phones To Be Blocked By WhatsApp From November 2021

Eye9ja reports thatMore than 50 phones will not be able to use or download WhatsApp, a major social media platform owned by Facebook, starting from November 2021.

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According to  reports, the site is claiming that phasing out support for older models of the phones both iPhone and Android, can help keep the app secure.

Facebook However, the publication disclosed that phone users can update their Android version to at least 4.1 to be able to enjoy the service, Daily Advent added.

Phones that will be affected Below is a comprehensive list of the affected phones:

  1. Galaxy Trend Lite
  2. Galaxy Trend II
  3. Galaxy SII
  4. Galaxy S3 mini
  5. Galaxy Xcover 2
  6. Galaxy Core
  7. Galaxy Ace 2
  8. Lucid 2
  9. Optimus F7
  10. Optimus F5
  11. Optimus L3 II Dual
  12. Optimus F5
  13. Optimus L5
  14. Best L5 II
  15. Optimus L5 Dual
  16. Best L3 II
  17. Optimus L7
  18. Optimus L7 II Dual
  19. Best L7 II
  20. Optimus F6, Enact
  21. Optimus L4 II Dual
  22. Optimus F3
  23. Best L4 II
  24. Best L2 II
  25. Optimus Nitro HD
  26. Optimus 4X HD
  27. Optimus F3Q
  28. ZTE V956
  29. Grand X Quad V987
  30. Grand Memo
  31. Xperia Miro
  32. Xperia Neo L
  33. Xperia Arc S
  34. Alcatel
  35. Ascend G740
  36. Ascend Mate
  37. Ascend D Quad XL
  38. Ascend D1 Quad XL
  39. Ascend P1 S
  40. Ascend D2
  41. Archos 53 Platinum
  42. HTC Desire 500
  43. Caterpillar Cat B15
  44. Wiko Cink Five
  45. Wiko Darknight
  46. Lenovo A820
  47. UMi X2
  48. Run F1
  49. THL W8
  50. iPhone SE
  51. iPhone 6S
  52. iPhone 6S PlusM

Meanwhile, apologies have been pouring in since Tuesday, October 5, midnight from Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, but what has been missing in the ‘sorry’ notes is why? – why the downtime that took almost 8-hours to fix? The three social media companies have avoided giving reasons for users inability to connect to their platforms, offering the usual claim of system encountering “issue”.

This was not the first time the three Mark Zuckerberg-owned apps would experience an outage, as they had suffered the same fate on March 19, 2021. The reason? – ‘technical issue.

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