Today, Google announced bad news for its users, as the company decided to set a date to disable a number of applications owned by a number of users of very old Android phones that run on old operating systems that are not up to running applications well or securely, and according to 9to5Google, Google will stop the application of mail messages Gmail, YouTube video app, Drive cloud storage app and Maps app on all old Android phones running Android 2.3.7 or lower operating systems.
New updates from Google
And the company added that users of these phones will not be able to log into their Google accounts or any account of its basic applications, and they will not be able to access these applications through the web, and all Android phones running Android 2.3.7 and Android 1.0, 1.1 And 1.5 Cupcake, 1.6 Donut, 2.0 Eclair, 2.2 Froyo, 2.3 Gingerbread and all Android phones that received their last update in September 2011 will not be able to use Google Apps at all.
When to stop Google apps on phones
The company published a blog post in which it addressed its users and advised all those who have their own Google accounts on these phones to remove them immediately from these phones before September 27, 2021 by following the following steps:
Step 1: Try to sign in to Google apps and services like Gmail, YouTube, and Maps
Step 2: Add or create a new Google account
Step 3: Perform a factory reset and try to sign in
Step 4: Change your Google account password, it helps you to sign out on all old phones and devices, and try to sign in again.
Fifth Step: Remove your account from the device or old Android phone.