WhatsApp is getting a new feature that will enable users to easily transfer their chats and WhatsApp history from Android to iOS. The development was announced by Meta founder Mark Zuckerberg, who revealed on his official Facebook account that Android users can now transfer their chats, photos, videos and voice messages to the iPhone. Also Read – Telegram founder Pavel Durov criticizes Apple for ‘deliberately crippling’ web apps on iOS
“If you are someone who wants to switch from Android and move to iOS but is worried about WhatsApp, you are in luck. Mark Zuckerberg announced on his official Facebook account that Android users are now able to transfer their chats, photos, videos and voice messages to iPhone,” he wrote in a post on his official account. Also Read – How To Get Rs 105 Cashback Through WhatsApp: Step By Step Guide
But there is a catch. There is no instruction to transfer WhatsApp chat from Android to iOS. Instead, users will have to rely on the Move to iOS app to do all the hard work. WhatsApp in the FAQ page stated that to be able to transfer WhatsApp chats from Android to iOS, users need an Android phone running Android 5 or above, an iPhone running iOS 15.5 and above, Android phone On the go to the iOS app, WhatsApp iOS version 22.214.171.124 or above has been installed on the iPhone, and WhatsApp Android version 126.96.36.199 or above is installed on the Android phone. Also Read – WhatsApp Business for iOS may soon be able to detect Do Not Disturb mode
Transfer WhatsApp Chats from iPhone to Android
It’s worth noting that the feature comes less than a year after WhatsApp got the ability to transfer chats from iPhone to Android smartphone. Announcing the feature at the time, Google said in a blog post, “…Starting today, you can securely transfer your chat history and memories from your WhatsApp account on iPhone to Android. We’ve added the capabilities Worked closely with the WhatsApp team to create a new set of apps, all designed to make it easy to switch from iPhone to Android and take your WhatsApp history with you.
However, the capability was limited to Samsung Galaxy smartphones at the time.
How to Transfer WhatsApp Chats from iPhone to Android
step 1: Turn on your Samsung and connect to your iPhone by cable when prompted.
step 2: Follow the Samsung Smart Switch experience.
step 3: When prompted, use the iPhone’s camera to scan the QR code displayed on the new device.
step 4: Tap Start on your iPhone, and wait for the process to complete.
Step 5: Continue setting up your new Samsung.
Step 6: When you reach the home screen, open WhatsApp and log in using the same phone number you used on your old device.
Step 7: Tap Import when prompted, and let the process complete.
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