Mobile users who switch from Android to iOS or vice versa can now transfer their WhatsApp chats from the old device to the new one.
According to a blog published by WhatsApp, users can also transfer their account information, group chats, chat histories, media, and settings between Android and iOS.
“Today you have the opportunity to transfer your entire chat history from Android to iOS and vice versa. Now you have the freedom to switch to and from your favorite devices,” said the messaging app, which has 487.5 million users in India.
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However, the ability to transfer call logs and display names is not yet available to users.
How to Transfer WhatsApp Chat from Android to iOS?
Important things to consider before transferring the files
- Android phones must have Android 5 or later installed.
- iOS 15.5 or higher must be installed on the iPhone
- WhatsApp on an Android phone must be version 220.127.116.11 or higher
- WhatsApp on iPhone must be version 18.104.22.168 or higher
- The two phones must be connected to the same Wi-Fi network
- Also, the iPhone must be new or factory reset
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