WhatsApp developers have warned that the messenger will stop working on Android smartphones below version 5.0 from October 24, 2023. To continue working, users must update either the operating system or the device itself. Access to the service will be disabled for several generations of Android, including versions 4.1, 4.2, 4.3 and 4.4. The number of users with these OS versions exceeds 1 million people. Details are in the Gazeta.Ru article.