San Francisco: Meta-owned messaging platform WhatsApp has announced that it now allows users to transfer their chat history from Android to iOS and vice versa for all users. On the micro-blogging platform, the company also shared a link that explains how to transfer WhatsApp data from Android to iPhone.
“A new way to have the chats that matter most. Today, you will have the ability to transfer your entire chat history from Android to iOS and vice versa. Now you have the freedom to switch on your favorite devices,” the company wrote on Twitter.
WhatsApp mentioned that if users are moving from an Android phone to an iPhone, they can transfer their account information, profile photos, individual chats, group chats, chat history, media and settings. However, users cannot transfer their call history or display name.
Recently, the company said that iPhone users can migrate their WhatsApp data using the ‘Move to iOS’ app. By downloading the ‘Move to iOS’ app on their Android phone, users can use it to transfer the things they want from their Android phone including contacts, messages, photos, videos, email accounts, calendars and now WhatsApp message history. Liked the most. to iPhone.
Meanwhile, the platform is working on a new feature that could allow users to post voice notes on their status updates. A voice note shared as a status update may be called a “sound status”. This feature will only be shared with people you select in your Status privacy setting, and the voice note will be fully encrypted as will other images and videos shared to your Status.