WhatsApp Chat Transfer Feature From iOS to Android Arrives on Pixel Phones, Coming to Android 12 Soon

-

WhatsApp users on iOS will now be able to transfer their chat history to more Android devices. Earlier, this feature was only available for Samsung Galaxy smartphones and now is available for all Google Pixel smartphones. Google also mentions that this feature will also become available for smartphones that are launched with Android 12 out-of-the-box. Notably, users would need a USB Type-C to Lightning cable for this functionality to work. WhatsApp first introduced this feature with the launch of the Galaxy Z foldable smartphones in August.

Google through a blog post announced that more Android devices are getting the new WhatsApp chat transfer functionality. As mentioned earlier, users would need a USB Type-C to Lightning cable to transfer the chats. Detailing how to transfer the chats, the search giant mentions that after both iOS and Android devices are connected, users would need to scan a QR code on the iPhone to transfer the conversations, media, and more to the Android device.

The blog post also mentions that if the iPhone has trouble scanning the QR code, users would need to open WhatsApp and head to Settings Chats Move Chats to Android. Google also said that the user would not receive any new messages while the chats are being transferred.

As mentioned, the WhatsApp chat transfer functionality was already available for Samsung Galaxy smartphones and is now being extended to the Google Pixel lineup. Google also mentions that this feature will become available for all smartphones that will be launched with Android 12.

Earlier this week, WhatsApp features tracker WABetaInfo reported that WhatsApp Business accounts will soon be getting a message rating feature. With this, all users will be able to give feedback to businesses by rating their messages. The ratings would range from one star to five stars with five being the maximum. However, the tracker notes that there is no option to give direct feedback to WhatsApp Business accounts as of now.

0 0 votes
Article Rating
Subscribe
Notify of
guest

0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Latest news

How to get more followers on Instagram 2024

Your Instagram followers are members of your community, not just a numerical figure. That being said, you can experience a...

Incredible kitchen gadgets to make cooking easier

Essential kitchen tools for preparing and consuming healthful food With the help of these appliances, cooking healthful meals that your...

Top 10 tech gadgets under Rs.10000

Table of Contents1. Lenovo Tab M8 HD tablet2. Amazfit Bip S wearable device3. K480 Logitech Keyboard4. My WiFi-Enabled Smart...

Top 5 high paid tech skills in 2024

Table of ContentsMachine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI)Complete-Stack DevelopmentArchitects of the CloudDevelopers of Operations The tech sector will continue...

Latest Updates

Must read

BEST PHONES OF 2020

iPhone 11 review The cheaper iPhone 11 is Apple's top...

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you

0
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
()
x