Be careful, these 35 smartphones will no longer be compatible. Is your mobile phone on the list?

Are you a fan of WhatsApp? More than 35 models will lose messaging app support in 2024. Quickly check if your device is among the unfortunate exclusions to avoid service outages and security breaches.

Be careful, these 35 smartphones will no longer be compatible. Is your mobile phone on the list?

Meta, the parent company of WhatsApp, continues to improve its app by adding new features. Compatible with many Android and iOS devices and even some older models, WhatsApp ensures widespread accessibility. But for technical reasons, there comes a time when maintaining compatibility becomes impossible, as in 2022, when WhatsApp abandoned many Apple smartphones.

More than 35 smartphones lose support for WhatsApp

According to a report from Technology channelWhatsApp finishes updates 35 Tel Laptops with older versions of Google and Apple operating systems. Samsung, Motorola, Huawei, Sony, LG and Apple They are all related brands. If you're interested in WhatsApp, it's time to check if your device is part of the list below.

Surprisingly, we find very old smartphones in this list. Rugged hardware, or the impossibility of upgrading, requires some users to continue using the messaging app despite its venerable age.

To ensure optimal and secure operation, WhatsApp now recommends using the application only on devices equipped with From Android 5.0 (or later version) or a iPhone with iOS 12 (or later version).

Smartphones WhatsApp will abandon in 2024

Here is the complete list of smartphones losing WhatsApp support:


  • Galaxy Ace Plus
  • Galaxy core
  • Galaxy Express 2
  • Greater galaxy
  • Galaxy Note 3 (N900, N9005, N900C)
  • Galaxy Note 3 Neo LTE+ (N9160, N916F)
  • Galaxy S (I9188, I9190, I9192, I9195, I9500)
  • Galaxy S3 Mini VE (I8190N)
  • Galaxy S4 Active (I9190)
  • Galaxy S4 Mini (I9190, I9192, I9195)
  • Galaxy S4 Zoom (I9505)
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  • Moto G (1st generation)
  • Moto


  • Iphone 5
  • iPhone 5C
  • iPhone 6
  • iPhone 6s
  • iPhone 6s Plus
  • iPhone SE (1st generation)


  • Ascends p. 6
  • Ascend G525
  • Huawei C199
  • Huawei GX1S
  • Huawei Y625


  • A319
  • A328
  • A526
  • A600
  • A610
  • A630
  • A700F
  • A800
  • A820
  • A850
  • A858T
  • C650
  • p. 70
  • S820
  • S890
  • K900
  • K910
  • ThinkPad A1
  • ThinkPad A8



  • Optimus 4X HD (P880)
  • Optimus G (C940, E900)
  • Optimus G Pro (E945)
  • Optimus L7 (P765)

Other brands

  • Archos 53 Platinum
  • fi F1
  • Lenovo A820
  • Sony Xperia M
  • THL W8
  • Wiko Sync Five
  • Wiko Dark Knight
  • ZTE Grand Note
  • ZTE Grand S Flex
  • ZTE Umi X2
  • ZTE V956

Of course, this list is subject to change. Check the official WhatsApp website regularly for the latest information and if your smartphone is not on this list, it does not mean that it will continue to work with WhatsApp indefinitely. It is entirely possible that WhatsApp will stop supporting it in the future.

Brooke Vargas

"Devoted gamer. Webaholic. Infuriatingly humble social media trailblazer. Lifelong internet expert."

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