Whatsapp To Be Disabled In These 43 Types Of Smart Phones

Whatsapp enabled mobile phone users could be locked out after the app owners made that decision.

The company announced it would disable services in a wide range of smart phones.

the messaging app has enlisted 43 smartphones operating on Android and iOS which will be affected by the directive.

The directive will take effect as from November 2021.

This means that these phones will not be able to use all Whatsapp services

The scheduled changes are aimed at improving user experience and efficiency in new generation smartphones

Those with an operating system of Android 4.0.4 and iPhone with iOS and below will be incompatible with the messaging App.

The affected Smartphones include;

Samsung models

1. Galaxy Trend Lite

2. Galaxy Trend II

3. Galaxy SII

4. Galaxy S3 mini


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5. Galaxy Xcover 2

6. Galaxy Core

7. Galaxy Ace 2

LG models

1. Lucid 2

2. Optimus F7

3. Optimus F5

4. Optimus L3 II Dual

5. Optimus F5

6. Optimus L5

7. Optimus L5 II

8. Optimus L5 Dual

9. Optimus L3 II

10. Optimus L7

11. Optimus L7 II Dual

12. Optimus L7 II

13. Optimus F6

14. Enact

15. Optimus L4 II Dual

16. Optimus F3

17. Optimus L4 II

18. Optimus L2 II

19. Optimus Nitro HD and 4X HD

20. Optimus F3Q.


1. Grand S Flex

2. ZTE V956

3. Grand X Quad V987

4. Grand Memo


1. Ascend G740

2. Ascend Mate

3. Ascend D Quad XL

4. Ascend D1 Quad XL

5. Ascend P1 S

6. Ascend D2


1. Xperia Miro

2. Sony Xperia Neo L

3. Xperia Arc S


1. One Touch Evo 7

The popular messaging app, which is owned by Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook, has more than two billion users worldwide.

In essence, the new modifications mean that user data will be shared easily with Facebook for the sake of ad targeting.

In other words, your Whatsapp activity will be mined to help Facebook decide which companies to advertise on your page.

Your phone number, IP address, details of your data transactions, purchase history will be shared.

Your payment and product interactions with other users will also be shared.

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