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Android and Apple phones that will stop working in 2022

Android and Apple phones that will stop working in 2022

A year later, dozens of mobile phones went on sale, and, accordingly, other technology was excluded, and finally it was declared obsolete.

Currently, according to the figures of the specialized portal “Statista”, there are more than 6 billion mobile phone users in the world, which is 80.6 percent of the world’s population.

With the increasing number, mobile phone manufacturers are constantly introducing their devices with improved or new functions.

So many companies have decided to withdraw technical support, software updates, and security on their older models so that users can switch to other mobile phones. In other words, cell phones have become useless.

Android
According to Google’s announcement, as of January 1, 2022, not all Android smartphones running 2.3.7 or lower will receive updates, so they may be vulnerable to cyber attacks or other types of errors.

Cell phones are:

Archos 53 platinum.

HTC Desire 500.

– Samsung Galaxy Trend Lite.

– Samsung Galaxy Trend II.

– Samsung Galaxy S3 mini.

Caterpillar Cat B15.

– Sony Xperia M.

– Wiko Sync Five.

– Wiko Dark Knight.

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 phone.

Huawei Ascend G740.

– ZTE Grand S Flex.

– Lenovo A820.

– Huawei Ascend Mate.

– ZTE V956.

– UMi X2.

Huawei Ascend D2.

– Samsung Galaxy Core.

– Run F1.

– THL W8.

– ZTE Grand X Quad v987.

– ZTE Grand Memo.

– Samsung Galaxy Ace 2.

– LG Lucid 2.

– LG Optimus F7.

LG Optimus L3 II Dual.

– LG Optimus F5.

– LG Optimus L5 II.

LG Optimus L5 II Dual phone.

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– LG Optimus L3 II.

LG Optimus L7 II Dual.

– LG Optimus L7 II.

– LG Optimus F6.

– LG Enact.

– LG Optimus L4 II Dual.

– LG Optimus F3.

– LG Optimus L4 II.

– LG Optimus L2 II.

– LG Optimus F3Q.

How to check if your cell phone is part of the list? You can enter “Settings” or “Configuration”, where you will find a tab called “About phone” or “About phone”. There you will be indicated the name of the device and its operating system.

An apple

The manufacturer of the also known iPhone has released a list of devices that will be discontinued in 2022:

iPhone 4 (8 GB).

– iPhone 4S.

iPhone 4s (8 GB).

– Iphone 5.

iPhone 5c.

In addition, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will not receive further updates at the end of 2022 and their owners will not be able to go to the official repair centers of the brand.

If you want to check which iPhone you have, you can enter “Settings” and “Information” tab.