▷ Officially many phones will stop working in 2022

Officially many phones will stop working in 2022

As expected, 2022 is yet to come and with not so good news for many Android and iOS users, as many phones will stop working and become totally obsolete throughout the year.

If you want to know if your phone is one of those that will go down in history, keep reading this news where we will show you the complete list of all the phones that will no longer work in 2022.

Phones with Android operating system that will stop working in 2022

Google, the developer of the Android operating system, has announced that all devices with version 4.0 or earlier of the Android operating system will be totally obsolete and will not receive new updates in 2022.

According to the company, smartphones with old operating systems are more vulnerable to cyber attacks, since they stopped receiving the latest security and privacy patches.

Phones with this version of the Android operating system or lower are:

  • Archos 53 Platinum.
  • Caterpillar Cat B15.
  • Faea F1.
  • HTC Desire 500.
  • Huawei Ascend G740.
  • Huawei Ascend Mate.
  • Huawei Ascend D2.
  • Lenovo A820.
  • LG Enact.
  • LG Lucid 2.
  • LG Optimus F3.
  • LG Optimus F3Q.
  • LG Optimus F5.
  • LG Optimus F6.
  • LG Optimus F7.
  • LG Optimus L2 II.
  • LG Optimus L3 II.
  • LG Optimus L3 II Dual.
  • LG Optimus L4 II.
  • LG Optimus L4 II Dual.
  • LG Optimus L5 II.
  • LG Optimus L5 II Dual.
  • LG Optimus L7 II.
  • LG Optimus L7 II Dual.
  • Samsung Galaxy Core.
  • Samsung Galaxy Ace 2.
  • Samsung Galaxy Trend Lite.
  • Samsung Galaxy Trend II.
  • Samsung Galaxy s3 Mini.
  • Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2.
  • Sony Xperia M.
  • THL W8.
  • UMi X2.
  • Wiko Cink Five.
  • Wiko Darknight.
  • ZTE Grand Memo.
  • ZTE Grand S Flex.
  • ZTE Grand X Quad v987.
  • ZTE V956.

Phones with iOS operating system that will stop working in 2022

In the case of Apple, the well-known American brand, it announced that the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will no longer receive updates at the end of 2022 and their owners will no longer be able to request official repairs from the company.

Additionally, iPhone 4 (8GB), iPhone 4S, iPhone 4S (8GB), iPhone 5, and iPhone 5C phones will cease to function permanently in 2022.

What happens if you use the phone that stopped working in 2022?

If you try to use your already obsolete phone, in the case of Android you may receive many errors about the username and password in its services such as Gmail, Youtube, Drive, Maps, etc.

However, you can use it as long as you do not access personal data or bank accounts in the web version.

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