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WhatsApp to end support for older iPhones in coming months

If you’re still rocking a decade-old iPhone 5 or 5C and use WhatsApp, you should be aware that the Facebook-owned company will soon be ending support for those devices. A WhatsApp notification spotted by WhatsApp specialist site WABetaInfo reveals that the company will end support for iOS 10 and iOS 11 in the fall. The iPhone 5 and 5C are unable to deploy iOS 12 and later, which means WhatsApp on those two handsets will stop receiving the latest updates for security, features, and general functionality.
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WhatsApp will end support for iOS 10 and iOS 11 on October 24th

WhatsApp plans to end support for iOS 10 and 11. A new notification spotted by prompts iPhone users to install the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system supported by their device to continue using the app after October 24th. A from WhatsApp notes the company recommends iOS 12 as a baseline for iPhone owners. If you’re still holding on to an iPhone 5s, iPhone 6 or iPhone 6s, you’ll be able to continue using WhatsApp on your device, but iPhone 5 and 5c owners will need to consider upgrading to a new handset.
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Infovista Unveils New UX Testing Solutions for OTT Applications & Interactive 5G Services

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How does Facebook know what I'm thinking about?

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WhatsApp To Stop Working On Selected iPhones When iOS Support Ends

From October 24, 2022, WhatsApp is to drop support for two versions of iOS, specifically iOS 10 and iOS 11. That’s according to WABetaInfo, and spotted by 9to5Mac. WABetaInfo is a routinely reliable source of information for all things related to WhatsApp. Now, before you panic, the only iPhones...