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These are the cell phones that will be without WhatsApp from November

Several Android devices were left without access to the application for reasons of updates.

Like every month a list of cell phones will no longer have access to WhatsAppdue to the features they have at a technical level and the updates that the application requires to function safely and correctly.

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This does not mean that users will lose their account, since it is associated with the registered phone number and what they must do is make a backup copy, to save the chats, so that when they have a device that allows them to use the Meta platform retrieve those conversations and files.

Although it may seem annoying to lose access to the application, these updates have been made to correct and avoid errors, as well as to maintain security and privacy in an app in which a lot of personal and work information is moved.

Several Android devices were left without access to the application for reasons of updates.
Several Android devices were left without access to the application for reasons of updates.

Cell phones in which WhatsApp will stop working

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For the month of November, the list of phones that will no longer have access to the application will be all those that have the Android 4.0.1 operating system, that is, those that were launched almost eight or ten years ago.

This is the complete list:

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LG

Lucid 2, Enact, Optimus F5, Optimus F3, Optimus F3Q, Optimus F6, Optimus F7, Optimus L2 II, Optimus L3 II Dual, Optimus L3 II, Optimus L4 II, Optimus L4 II Dual, Optimus L5 II, Optimus L5 II Dual .

huawei

Huawei Ascend D2, Huawei Ascend Mate, Huawei Ascend G740.

Samsung

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2, Core, Ace 2, Trend Lite, Trend II and S3 Mini.

ZTE

Grand Memo, Grand X Quad v987, Grand S Flex and V956 UMi X2.

Other brands

Caterpillar Cat B15, Archos 53 Platinum, Sony Xperia M, HTC Desire 500, and the Lenovo A820.

For iPhone the minimum point will be the iOS 10 version of the operating system, that is, all mobile phones Manzana who have a version lower than that will not be able to access WhatsApp from November 1.

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Several Android devices were left without access to the application for reasons of updates.
Several Android devices were left without access to the application for reasons of updates.

How to make a backup on WhatsApp

In case the cell phone is on the previous list, it is best to make a backup to back up the information and not lose the chats or contacts that have not been saved. To do this, this is the process:

1. Open WhatsApp

2. Go to Settings

4. Open the ‘Chats’ option

4. Then select the Backup option

5. Click on back up now

6. Wait for the process to complete, which can take 30 minutes or so

7. The backup will start uploading to the Drive account associated with Google

With that, the data will be saved in the cloud and when you open a session on the new phone, all the information will be recovered, since accessing the account will automatically download the chats from the last backup made.

How to open a chat on WhatsApp Web

For those who want to start a chat without having to save the number, there is a simple solution that will allow them to take that person’s number and bring a link to a browser, so that it can direct them to the conversation without having to save the contact in their browser. cell phone list

For this, the following link and format are used: https://wa.me/ where is a complete telephone number with the code of each country. Do not include zeros, parentheses, or hyphens when adding the phone number in this format. Examples:

Uses: https://wa.me/1XXXXXXXXXX

Do not use: https://wa.me/+001-(XXX)XXXXXXX

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