WhatsApp says that it would disenable its support for some iPhone users. It would stop working on iPhones that run on iOS 10 and 11. Interesting, iPhone 5 and iPhone 5C are the iPhones that run only run on the version of iOS.
Although other versions of the iPhone can still run on the iOS, like iPhone 5S, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6S
However, in an article by WhatsApp help, WhatsApp would only run for iPhones with iOS12 and above.
So this means some users can update their iPhones to iOS 12 and the newer versions of iOS.
Those using iPhone 5S, iPhone 6 and 6S are iPhones that can still operate on iOS 10 and 11 but can be updated to better versions of iOS.
If you happen to be using any of the phones, you should check your phone to see if it has a compatible iOS update.
However, those using iPhone 5 and 5C would no longer have access to WhatsApp.
And if they still have interest in the app, they would be forced to change their phones or get better versions of their phone.
WhatsApp has not specified when the changes will happen, but it mentioned it would occur sometime this year.
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However, everyone is looking forward to the upcoming event by Apple.
It Will be hosting its 2022 Apple worldwide developers conference (WWDC), which will take place on Monday 6 June and end Friday 10 June.
Many people are expecting a lot of announcements during the event.
Infact some have already predicted some of the things Apple will announce at the event.
Such is Apple announcing its iOS 16, saying it won’t work on iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus.
WhatsApp gives remark concerning the update for devices
Asides from iPhones, WhatsApp has said that it won’t be available for some Android phones.
It would only be for phones running on OS 4.1 and newer.
Also, it would only be available for phones that run on KaiOS 2.5.0 and newer, including JioPhone and JioPhone 2.
Of recent, WhatsApp has also been releasing a lot of interesting features.
However, you can only access them if your device is up to the compatible versions for the features.
You can check out some of the exciting features WhatsApp has been releasing here.