WhatsApp Hacks: How to Transfer Chat History from Android to iOS

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After months of testing, WhatsApp has released functionality that enables users to transfer all their chat data from their old Android smartphone to their new iPhone. The feature was first announced by Meta founder Mark Zuckerberg last month. Now, the company has confirmed through a post on Twitter that it is rolling out this feature to all WhatsApp users across the world.

“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,” wrote WhatsApp in a tweet.

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So, if you are planning to switch to an iPhone and you want to take all your WhatsApp data along, here is a step-by-step guide that will help you do so. But, before doing that, you need to make sure of a few things so that you can transfer data from your Android phone to your iPhone. here are the details:

Checklist to Transfer WhatsApp Data from Android Phone to iPhone

— Android phone running Android 5 or above.
– iPhone running iOS 15.5 or above.
– Go to the iOS app installed on the Android phone.
– WhatsApp iOS version 2.22.10.70 or above is installed on the iPhone.
— WhatsApp Android version 2.22.7.74 or above is 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 must 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 on-screen prompts.

step 2: A code will be displayed on your iPhone. When prompted, enter the code on your Android phone.

step 3: Now tap on the Continue button and follow the on-screen prompts.

Step 5: Select WhatsApp on the Transfer Data screen.

Step 6: Now, tap on the START button on your Android phone, and wait for WhatsApp to prepare the data for export.

Step 7: Once the data is ready, you will be signed out of your Android phone.

Step 8: Tap the Next button to return to the Move to iOS app.

Step 9: Now tap on CONTINUE button to transfer data from your Android phone to your iPhone and wait for Move to iOS to confirm transfer is complete.

Step 10: Open WhatsApp and log in using the same phone number you used on your old device.

Step 11: Tap the Start button when prompted and let the process complete.

Now finish activating your iPhone and all your WhatsApp data will be in WhatsApp on your iPhone.

WhatsApp hacks post: How to transfer chat history from Android to iOS first appeared on BGR India.



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