How you can transfer your WhatsApp chat history from Android to iPhone

by June 16, 2022 2 comments

WhatsApp has finally enabled its feature where you can transfer WhatsApp chat history from Andriod to iPhone. Last year, WhatsApp announced this feature allowing users to transfer chat history when switching from iPhone to Android.

“We are adding to WhatsApp the ability to securely switch between phones and transfer your chat history, photos, videos, and voice messages between Android and iPhone while maintaining end-to-end encryption. This is a top requested feature. We launched the ability to switch from iPhone>Android last year, and now adding Android>iPhone as well,” Mark Zuckerberg said in his Facebook post.

Initially, the feature was only available on Samsung devices, starting with the Z Fold 3 and Z Flip 3. A few months later, Google revealed that all its Pixel phones were gaining the feature and the transfer feature will be available on all new phones that launch with Android 12 as well.

Further, Apple is also making changes to make it possible for you to transfer your Whatsapp data from an Android device to an iPhone, and in order to do so, you’ll either need a brand new iPhone that has not been set up yet or you will need to factory reset your iPhone.

Steps you need to take for transferring WhatsApp data from Android to iOS:

  1. Download the ‘Move to iOS’ app from Google Play on your Android phone.
  2. Follow all the instructions in the app until a code appears on your iPhone.
  3. Enter that code on your Android phone, hit “Continue,” and follow more instructions.
  4. Eventually, you’ll reach a screen that says “Transfer Data” at the top. You can choose to transfer data from apps like messages, contacts, calendars, and now WhatsApp.
  5. Be sure to tap WhatsApp before you hit “Continue” at the bottom of the screen.
  6. Follow the rest of the prompts to finish the process of transferring data to your iPhone.

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Follow these steps and you’ll be able to transfer your account information, profile picture, individual chats, group chats, chat history, media, and settings.

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  1. Jeeva
    #1 Jeeva 4 August, 2022, 03:44

    Could you please add screenshots? So that it is easy to understand.

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