WhatsApp which is a popular messaging app has planned to drop support for iOS10, iOS11 and also iPhone 5 and iPhone 5C by 24 October this year. The least supporting base will be iOS 12 and above to fully enjoy the features of WhatsApp
This is being done by the messaging platform too upgrade and also implement the new changes and also enhance the security of the platform. WhatsApp which is owned by Meta has announced to withdraw support from the older version of iOS.
Because of this update, many of the WhatsApp features will not be available to the users of iPhone across the world and will be available only those who are still using the dated iOS versions
Devices operating on iOS 10 and iOS 11 will not be able to function properly with all the features after that. Users on iOS 10 and iOS 11 will no longer be able to install WhatsApp from the App Store as a result of the update.
Apple iPhone 5 and iPhone 5C are not compatible with iOS 12 and hence these users would not be able to use WhatsApp as the new changes will start rolling out. WhatsApp simply means to upgrade the security of the chat and other in-app features.