US-run messaging service, Whatsapp has announced that starting from January 1, 2020, its new update will affect some iPhones.
According to the developers, some of the Apple-manufactured phones will no longer support the latest version of the app.
The Facebook-owned app explained that iPhone not running iOS 9 or newer will be affected by its new updates.
Literally, all iPhone models up to the iPhone 4 will be unable to support WhatsApp since they are not capable of updating to iOS 9.
However, the iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5S, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6S users can update the operating system to stay connected.
To update the operating system, the device users can do so under Settings > General > Software update.
Below are iPhones set to lose WhatsApp support on 1 January 2021:
Apple iPhone 1
Apple iPhone 2
Apple iPhone 3
Apple iPhone 4
Below are iPhones that will need to update to at least iOS 9;
Apple iPhone 4S
Apple iPhone 5
Apple iPhone 5S
Apple iPhone 6
Apple iPhone 6S