WhatsApp’s New Update Allows Transfer of Chats From Android to iPhone

WhatsApp’s new update allows users to transfer their chats from Android to iPhone using Apple’s ‘Move to iOS’ app. The latest WhatsApp update allows users to transfer chats from Android to iPhone.This feature works with Android 5 or later phones.

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WhatsApp introduces a new update that finally allows users to transfer their chats from Android smartphones to Apple iPhones. This feature will be available as part of Apple’s ‘move to iOS’ app. Apple iPhone users do back up, and factory reset to use this. The announcement was made by Meta CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg in a blog post-Tuesday night.

“We are adding the ability to securely switch between phones and transfer your chat history, photos, videos, and voice messages between Android and iPhone while maintaining end-to-end encryption on WhatsApp. It is a highly requested feature. The Year past iPhone -> Android Capability Switch, and now Android -> iPhone.” – Mark Zuckerberg, Founder and CEO, Meta.

This feature was introduced as part of the WhatsApp beta and will be available to all users within a week.

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How to Transfer WhatsApp Chats From Android to iPhone?

– On an Android phone, open the Move to iOS app.

– A code will appear on your iPhone. Enter the code on your Android phone when prompted.

– Tap Continue.

– Select WhatsApp.

– Tap ‘Start’ .

– Once the data is ready, you will be logged out of your Android phone.

– Tap ‘Next’ to move to the Move to iOS app.

– Tap ‘Continue’ to transfer data from your Android phone to your iPhone and wait for it to transfer to iOS to confirm completion.

– Install the latest version from the App Store.

– Open WhatsApp and sign in with the same phone number you used on your old device.

– Tap Start.

– Complete the activation of your new device, and you will see that your chats are waiting for you.

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Anyone running Android 5 or later and iOS 15.5 or later will access this feature. Additionally, users only need to follow a few basic steps, such as making sure phones are connected to a power source and on the same Wi-Fi network.

WhatsApp claims that all data transfer is end-to-end encrypted, and the platform will not be able to see any chat or data. The old Android phone will have all the data until the users delete their WhatsApp account.

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