WhatsApp recently announced that its application will not work on iPhones that do not have iOS 10 or later.
A Release, Recommended the most up-to-date version of the system, “For a better experience.” It pointed out that they do not explicitly restrict the use of jailbroken or open devices.
“However, due to changes in device performance caused by these changes, we are unable to provide support if the iPhone has a modified version of the operating system,” the company said.
Additionally, those with iOS 9, a version launched in 2015, will not be able to install WhatsApp. Those with an earlier version will not be able to access the app if it is already installed, however, it will start to lose functionality.
Some computers that cannot update to the latest version of WhatsApp are older than the iPhone 4s, with updates to version iOS 9.3.6.
Also, system updates cannot be run on products such as the iPod 2 and 3, and the iPod Mini 1 and iPod Touch 5G.
In contrast, older Apple devices with iOS 10 are the iPhone 5, 5C, 5S, 6, 6 Plus, 6S, 6S Plus, 7, 7 and Plus SE. All models starting with the iPhone 5 can update their system to iOS 10.3.4.