WhatsApp plans to discontinue support for iOS 10 and 11. New notification noticed by invites iPhone users to install the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system supported by their device to continue using the app after October 24. A from WhatsApp notes that the company recommends iOS 12 as a baseline for iPhone owners. If you still hold the iPhone 5s, iPhone 6 or iPhone 6s, you will still be able to continue using WhatsApp on your device, but iPhone 5 and 5c owners will need to consider upgrading to a new phone.

Since the iPhone 5 and iPhone 5c are almost a decade old at the moment, it is likely that this move will not affect too many people. When you do see the iPhone 5 in nature, it’s usually handmade. However, millions of people around the world depend on WhatsApp to communicate with friends and family, and there will certainly be at least a few iPhone 5 and iPhone 5c owners in this group.

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