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Popular social media messaging app, Whatsapp will no longer work on some phones as from November 1, 2021, due to compatibility issues.

 

The phones that will be affected include 52 android and iPhone devices owned by millions of users worldwide.

 

We understand the inability of the application to function on these devices is because owners of the platform will cease to provide support for the operating system running on such old model devices.

 

WhatsApp threatens to block users of clone app, ‘GB WhatsApp’.

 

To be able to continue enjoying Whatsapp services, owners of affected devices have two options – upgrade their device software (if possible) or get a brand new phone.

 

The phones that will be affected by this technology upgrade include:

 

1. Galaxy Trend Lite

 

2. Galaxy Trend II

 

3. Galaxy SII

 

4. Galaxy S3 mini

 

5. Galaxy Xcover 2

 

6. Galaxy Core

 

7. Galaxy Ace 2

 

8. Lucid 2

 

9. Optimus F7

 

10. Optimus F5

 

11. Optimus L3 II Dual

 

12. Optimus F5

 

13. Optimus L5

 

14. Best L5 II

 

15. Optimus L5 Dual

 

16. Best L3 II

 

17. Optimus L7

 

18. Optimus L7 II Dual

 

19. Best L7 II

 

20. Optimus F6, Enact

 

21. Optimus L4 II Dual

 

22. Optimus F3

 

23. Best L4 II

 

24. Best L2 II

 

25. Optimus Nitro HD

 

26. Optimus 4X HD

 

27. Optimus F3Q

 

28. ZTE V956

 

29. Grand X Quad V987

 

30. Grand Memo

 

31. Xperia Miro

 

32. Xperia Neo L

 

33. Xperia Arc S

 

34. Alcatel

 

35. Ascend G740

 

36. Ascend Mate

 

37. Ascend D Quad XL

 

38. Ascend D1 Quad XL

 

39. Ascend P1 S

 

40. Ascend D2

 

41. Archos 53 Platinum

 

42. HTC Desire 500

 

43. Caterpillar Cat B15

 

44. Wiko Cink Five

 

45. Wiko Darknight

 

46. Lenovo A820

 

47. UMi X2

 

48. Run F1

 

49. THL W8

 

50. iPhone SE

 

51. iPhone 6S

52. iPhone 6S Plus

 

Meanwhile, henceforth, Nigerian citizens below the age of 18 would not be allowed to own a Subscriber Identity/Identification Module (SIM) card.

 

 

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC revealed this in a recent publication on its official website, Naija News reports.

 

According to the draft copy of the modified registration of Telephone Subscribers Regulations, only subscribers above the age of 18 are entitled to SIMs. The commission said the new regulation was in line with the powers conferred upon the commission by section 70 of the Nigerian Communications Act, 2003.

 

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