WHATSAPP launches chat migration between Android and IOS

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After years of requests, beta testing, and limited smartphone model compatibility, the social media giant, WhatsApp has finally let its users to transfer their entire chat history from Android to iOS and vice versa.

The last time 9to5Mac reported on this, WhatsApp was integrating this feature through the Move to iOS app, but in beta. A month after the company rolled out this feature, it’s now making it available to all users as a stable version.

Here’s how you can migrate your chat from Android to iOS and vice versa.

Open the Move to iOS app on your Android phone and follow the on-screen prompts.
A code will be displayed on your iPhone. When prompted, enter the code on your Android phone.
Tap Continue and follow the on-screen prompts.
Select WhatsApp on the Transfer Data screen.
Tap START on your Android phone, and wait for WhatsApp to prepare the data for export. You’ll be signed out from your Android phone once the data is prepared.
Tap NEXT to return to the Move to iOS app.
Tap CONTINUE to transfer the data from your Android phone to your iPhone and wait for Move to iOS to confirm the transfer is complete.
Install the latest version of WhatsApp from the App Store.
Open WhatsApp and log in using the same phone number used on your old device.
Tap Start when prompted, and allow the process to complete.
Finish activating your new device and you’ll see your chats waiting for you.
Here’s what you need to transfer y our chat data from Android to iOS or vice versa.

Android OS Lollipop, SDK 21 or above, or Android 5 or above installed on your Android device
iOS 15.5 or above installed on your iPhone
Move to iOS app installed on your Android phone
WhatsApp iOS version or above on your new device
WhatsApp Android version or above on your old device
Use the same phone number as your old phone on your new device
Your iPhone must be factory new or reset to factory settings to pair with the Move to iOS app and move data from your Android phone
Both of your devices must be connected to a power source
Both of your devices need to be connected to the same Wi-Fi network or you’ll need to connect your Android device to your iPhone’s hotspot.

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