WhatsApp Chat transfer feature will be soon available for Android and iOS: Reports

According to reports, WhatsApp is currently allowing users to transfer their chat history from their old device to new phone on different platform. This feature is called Chat History Migration Tool.

WhatsApp Chat application has been developing numerous innovative functionalities. One notable addition is the capability for users to seamlessly transfer their chat history to a different smartphone. Users can conveniently access this functionality on an alternative device. This novel feature serves as an extension to the existing WhatsApp Chat History Migration Tool. Thus, enabling users to effortlessly migrate their WhatsApp chats between Android and iOS platforms. Also Read – How US based Google Pay users can send money to India?

WhatsApp Chats: History Migration Tool

According to reports from WABetaInfo, WhatsApp, an updated version of the Chat History Migration Tool, introduces enhanced functionality for users. This feature allows users to seamlessly transfer their personal chats history to a new device, even across different platforms. Moreover, this feature extends its capabilities to include the transfer of chat history to a new device. The WhatsApp Chat can be transferred to a new mobile with a different phone number. This means that users can conveniently switch between Android and iOS platforms while also changing their phone numbers. Therefore, all while transferring their chat history effortlessly.

WhatsApp Chat History transfer from iOS to Android (Image: WABetaInfo)
WhatsApp Chat History transfer from iOS to Android (Image: WABetaInfo)

In addition to facilitating the transfer of WhatsApp chats, this new tool also empowers users to seamlessly transfer media files, including audio, video files, and even pre-recorded audio, from their older devices to new ones. A report from WABetaInfo showcases a screenshot featuring a link that allows users to initiate the transfer of their chat history. This functionality is available when users are in the process of switching devices and phone numbers.

The report further specifies that this WhatsApp Chats migration option is exclusively available to some users. It is available during their initial sign-in on the new device. It is worth noting that the latest feature is presently in the development phase and is not yet accessible in any existing WhatsApp Beta versions for Android and iPhone. Also Read – WhatsApp Chat History Migration, Multi-device support feature to launch soon

Transfer WhatsApp to new device

WhatsApp currently provides a convenient option for users to change their phone number without losing any of their chat history. The users can access directly within the app’s settings. By utilizing this feature, users can seamlessly transfer their WhatsApp chats to a new device along with their new phone number. However, it’s important to note that this functionality is currently limited to devices operating on the same platform. In other words, it only applies when switching from an Android device to another Android device or from an old iPhone to a new iPhone.

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