From this moment on, some old Android mobiles are no longer compatible with WhatsApp. The application announced some time ago that it would stop supporting updates to a old android version. After several months without updates now the compatibility stops. Mobiles with Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich they are no longer compatible with WhatsApp and they can’t use the messaging app anymore. It is something that will affect the entire globe, although not very noticeably due to the fact that it is a fairly old version.
WhatsApp stops working if you have a mobile on Android 4.0.4
The version to which WhatsApp compatibility has ceased is Ice cream sandwich. If you have recently become interested in the world of Android mobiles you probably don’t even know her. It is a version of the software that has been announced for many years and that has hardly any presence in the current market. Their quota is said to be more or less one 0.1%.
WhatsApp announced some time ago that it would stop updating its application for this version and that later would stop being compatible. This moment has come and all Android phones that run Ice Cream Sandwich can’t open WhatsApp. The application gives an error that prevents the login.
It is not something that you should worry too much about, it is quite strange that you currently have a mobile with Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich. If this is the case, you probably do not have WhatsApp configured on this device, so the probability of it affecting you is quite low.
From this moment WhatsApp has the requirement of run Android Jelly Bean or a higher version to install and open the application. If you have a mobile with Jelly Bean you should know that next year it will be the software chosen by WhatsApp to cease its support.
No matter how old your mobile is, it is unlikely that you will stay no WhatsApp support, although it is recommended that you get to know which versions are the minimum to be able to use one of the most downloaded applications in history.