Android phones that will stop supporting WhatsApp from October 24

WhatsApp regularly updates its platforms with new features and security fixes to improve the user experience, privacy, and security.

WhatsApp will stop supporting older Android smartphones with Android OS version 4.1 or older.

List of some popular smartphones running on Android OS version 4.1 and older:

* Nexus 7 (upgradable to Android 4.2) * Samsung Galaxy Note 2 * HTC One * Sony Xperia Z

* LG Optimus G Pro * Samsung Galaxy S2 * Samsung Galaxy Nexus * HTC Sensation * Motorola Droid Razr * Sony Xperia S2 * Motorola Xoom * Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 * Asus Eee Pad Transformer * Acer Iconia Tab A5003 * Samsung Galaxy S * HTC Desire HD * LG Optimus 2X * Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc3

Meanwhile, if you are unsure whether your smartphone runs on Android OS version 4.1 and older, you can check the settings menu on your device.

Go to Settings > About phone > Software information. Your Android version will be listed under the Version category.