WhatsApp has made it possible to move a user’s entire chat history from Android to iOS.Here is a detailed instruction sheet for the same.
After months of testing, WhatsApp has made available the feature that lets users move all of their chat history from an old Android phone to a new iPhone.Mark Zuckerberg, the man of Meta, originally revealed the functionality last month.The business has now acknowledged that it is bringing this capability to all WhatsApp users worldwide in a tweet.
“A new method to save the conversations that matter most.Your full chat history may now be transferred from Android to iOS and vice versa.You are now free to switch between your favourite devices as you like”, according to a tweet from WhatsApp.
So, if you intend to transfer to an iPhone and want to bring all of your WhatsApp data with you, the following step-by-step instructions will assist you.But in order to be able to transfer data from your Android phone to your iPhone, there are a few things you need to be sure of first. Details are as follows:
Checklist for transferring WhatsApp data from Android phone to iPhone
— An Android phone running on Android 5 or above.
— An iPhone running on iOS 15.5 or above.
— Move to iOS app installed on the Android phone.
— WhatsApp iOS version 188.8.131.52 or above installed on iPhone.
— WhatsApp Android version 184.108.40.206 or above installed on your old device
— iPhone must be factory new or reset to factory settings.
— Your Android phone and iPhone must be connected to a power source.
— Your Android and iPhone should be connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
How to transfer WhatsApp chat history from Android phone to iPhone
Step 1: Open the Move to iOS app on your Android smartphone and follow the prompts on-screen.
Step 2: A code will be displayed on your iPhone. When prompted, enter the code on your Android phone.
Step 3: Now tap the Continue button and follow the on-screen prompts.
Step 5: Select WhatsApp on the Transfer Data screen.
Step 6: Now, tap the START button on your Android phone, and wait for WhatsApp to prepare the data for export.
Step 7: You will be signed out from your Android phone once the data is prepared.
Step 8: Tap the NEXT button to return to the Move to iOS app.
Step 9: Now tap the CONTINUE button to transfer the data from your Android phone to your iPhone and wait for Move to iOS to confirm the transfer is complete.
Step 10: Open WhatsApp and log in using the same phone number used on your old device.
Step 11: Tap the Start button when prompted, and allow the process to complete.
Now finish activating your iPhone and all of your WhatsApp data will be there in WhatsApp on your iPhone.