Google is completely killing support for very old Android.
Don’t worry that Samsung purchased 3 years ago will continue to work. We are talking about really old devices, that is, devices running Android 2.3.7 and below. This is an Android Gingerbread launched in December 2010 over a decade ago, but it’s worth noting that there are billions of Android devices. Therefore, the number of users using such old mobile phones is certainly not small.
“As part of our ongoing efforts to keep our users safe, Google will no longer allow logins to Android devices running Android 2.3.7 and below after September 27, 2021. When you log in to your device, you will be able to: When you try to use Google products and services such as Gmail, YouTube, and Maps, you will get a username or password error, “the document claims. ..
Given how integrated Google’s apps and services are on Android devices, for many users this means that the phone is really useless. However, there is hope. If you can update your device to a newer Android version (3.0 or later), you can update to avoid this sad fate.
In reality, for security reasons, you can’t use a device this old. Bugs and problems build up over time, as can devices become infected with malware.
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Do you have an ancient Android phone? You will not be able to log in to Google after September 27th.
https://mashable.com/article/google-support-old-androids Do you have an ancient Android phone? You will not be able to log in to Google after September 27th.