If Android users decide to move to the iPhone, they can now easily migrate their chats over to iOS using the instant messaging software WhatsApp, which is owned by Meta. All WhatsApp users now have access to the functionality, which was initially made public by Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg last month. This allows users to migrate to iOS without losing any of their WhatsApp data.
It is now simpler than ever to transition from iOS and Android or Android and iOS thanks to WhatsApp, which now supports data transmission in both directions. Let’s look at how to transfer your WhatsApp chats from Android to iOS as this feature will encourage many Android users to finally make the jump to iPhone. Make sure both cellphones are linked to the same Wi-Fi network before we start. Furthermore, it is advised to keep both phones charged because data transfers, which typically involve several GB of data, can take a while. Once you’ve confirmed that both of these items have been completed, proceed as follows:
- Open the Move to iOS app on your new iPhone.
- Open the Move to iOS app on the Android phone and follow the instructions given.
- Put the code you can see on the iPhone app on the Android version as well.
- When selecting the apps that you want to transfer, make sure to select WhatsApp on the transfer data screen.
- Click on the Start button on the Android phone and wait till all the data is migrated to the iPhone.
- Your WhatsApp account will be signed out of the Android device.
- Click on Next to head back to the Move to iOS app, and now you can transfer data from Android to iOS device. Wait till the full process is complete
- Start your iPhone and install the latest version of Whatsapp Messenger on the device.
- Log in to the app with the same phone number used on the Android phone. Tap on start and wait for the data transfer to happen.
- Now you will see all the WhatsApp data from the Android phone on your new iPhone app
Many users have had trouble in the past transferring their WhatsApp conversations from an Android phone to an iPhone. People have been waiting for this functionality for a while, and some are considering switching, but they are discouraged by WhatsApp’s inability to go from Android to iOS.