WhatsApp will stop working on outdated iPhones, namely those that work on iOS 10 and iOS 11, according to the WABetaInfo resource.
Support will end on October 24, 2022. Messenger will stop working on devices such as iPhone 5 and 5C. The information is also confirmed in the WhatsApp help center itself. It says about the minimum OS requirements – from iOS 12 / Android 4.1 and above.
Very soon in June, Apple will hold its WWDC 2022 conference. At it, the company will introduce iOS 16.