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WhatsApp chat migration feature from iOS to Android is rolling out




WhatsApp chat migration is always an issue when it comes to OS WhatsApp chat migration such as iOS to Android or oppositely. Although, WhatsApp allows the user to keep the basic account info such as name, profile, etc, conversation history specifically for business purposes is a great concern.

Notwithstanding, there are many alternatives available like using email to transfer the WhatsApp chat history on other platforms but it won’t guarantee your data privacy. Speaking of WhatsApp, it didn’t provide any native option until now. However, it has been a long and the team is working on it.

New Information:

According to Wabetainfo, WhatsApp has started to roll out the Chat Migration feature on iOS devices that is compatible with the WhatsApp iOS version This new WhatsApp will install the Move Chats to Android option, that’ll help you in the chat migration. The iPhone holders can check this new feature following the below-mentioned steps:

  • Open your WhatsApp account on the device
  • Go to the WhatsApp Settings on iOS
  • Tap on the Chats
  • If you see the Move Chats To Android option, it means it has been enabled on your device

Below you can check the preview of where to find this option

WhatsApp Chat Migration From iOS to Android

Prior to this, the chat transfer methods from iOS to Android are also revealed. As per the info, after starting the procedure, the user can’t step back or won’t be able to transfer the history either.

Just tap on the start button > confirm >wait for the device to prepare, after finding you can set your Android device to use WhatsApp with all your previous chats. Don’t forget to keep your iPhone unlocked and open the app during the entire process.

There are few things that need to remember-

  • To move the chat history to an Android phone, you’ll need the “Switch to Android” app
  • Aside from the app, you’ll also need a cable to connect the device
  • Samsung device could be the first to get this feature
  • This is a beta rollout, so only available for iOS beta testers
  • If an Android user wants to move his chat, need to wait a little longer

(Source: WABetInfo)

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