Yes, WhatsApp support is disabled on smartphones running Android 4.0 and below. Henceforth it has given information about working only on Android 5.0 and above OS based smartphones.
Eligibility of devices for which WhatsApp will work
Devices based on OS 4.1 and above.
iPhones with iOS 12 and above.
KaiOS 2.5.0 and above OS devices, JioPhone and JioPhone 2.
Apple has issued a main ‘update message’ to users who have purchased the iPhone 15 series
WhatsApp will soon send a notification to all the devices on which its operation will be stopped on smartphones. Also suggests to upgrade your device.
Read the list below on which devices WhatsApp support will stop.
Nexus 7 (Upgradable to Android 4.2)
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Sony Xperia Z
LG Optimus G Pro
Samsung Galaxy S2
Samsung Galaxy Nexus
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1
Aces Eee Pad Transformer
Acer Iconia Tab A5003
Samsung Galaxy S
HTC Desire HD
LG Optimus 2x
Motorola Droid Razer
Sony Xperia S2
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Whatsapp channel in India
WhatsApp has recently implemented a channel feature in the app. It is a one-way broadcasting tool where users can be updated on topics. WhatsApp users can follow Vijay Karnataka Web WhatsApp channel.
Click to join Vijay Karnataka Whatsapp Channel
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