WhatsApp To Stop Working On These iPhones From October: Report

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By Subharthi Bayen - 
Updated: 2nd Sep 2022 22:32 IST
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    What to do if your Whatsapp Stop working?

According to a recent rumour, WhatsApp to stop working on iPhone devices running on iOS 10 or iOS 11. According to reports, the modifications will go into effect on October 24. For users of earlier iPhone models to continue using WhatsApp, their devices must be updated to iOS 12 or later.

This action can compel owners of the Apple iPhone 5 and Apple iPhone 5c to upgrade to a newer iPhone model. According to a different source, updating specific iPhone models to a new iOS version is not viable.

Apple will soon cease supporting WhatsApp on the iPhone 5 and iPhone 5c, according to a WABetaInfo report from May. According to the source, WhatsApp support for iOS 10 and iOS 11 may end on October 24.

Also read: How To Fix Whatsapp Images Not Showing In Gallery | Android & iOS

What Else?

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Users of the iPhone 5 and iPhone 5c may need to upgrade their phones’ hardware since an iOS version that supports WhatsApp cannot be installed without resorting to a hardware upgrade. Users of iPhone 5s or later devices may update to iOS 12 and continue receiving support for WhatsApp.

WhatsApp has updated its FAQ page to reflect these changes in its criteria. iPhone users will need to install iOS 12 or a recent upgrade to continue using the messaging service on their devices. In contrast, the software continues to support Android 4.1-based smartphones.

Most Apple customers shouldn’t have any issues with this update. According to the data, iOS 15 is in use by 89 per cent of iPhone owners. Furthermore, iOS 15 has been updated by 82% of all Apple users. Only 4% of users are on iOS 13 or an older version.

Also read: How To Go Invisible On WhatsApp Without Deleting The App.

What to do if your Whatsapp Stop working?

Before discontinuing its support for devices, WhatsApp tells its users. Users of the iPhone 5 and iPhone 5C should thus anticipate hearing from the business before support is formally discontinued. It’s nothing new for WhatsApp. Additionally, the company stopped supporting several Android smartphones running Android 4.0.4 or earlier versions last year.

So you can update your iOS version, and you are good to use WhatsApp.

Go to Settings > General > Software Upgrade on your iPhone and choose the iOS version you wish to install.

Also read: 7 Recommended Settings To Keep You Safe On WhatsApp!


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Highlights of the Story
  • By October 24, WhatsApp could stop functioning on certain smartphones.
  • Installing iOS upgrades on the iPhone 5 and iPhone 5c may not be viable.
  • The most popular operating system for iPhone devices is iOS 15.

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