WhatsApp is getting a feature that allows users to transfer chat history between iOS and Android. The feature will be available first for Samsung Galaxy devices running Android 10 or later and later for iPhones and other Android phones.
The transfer feature was announced at Samsung’s Unpacked event, which will also see the company New Galaxy Fold devices show up. WhatsApp functionality will initially be available via Samsung’s Smart Switch app. It allows users to transfer their chat history from an iOS device to a Samsung Galaxy device running Android 10 or later, writes Engadget. This includes messages, photos, and voice messages. The transfer is via a Lightning to USB-C cable, and therefore not over the Internet.
While the feature will be useful initially only for transferring WhatsApp chat history from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy device, eventually the feature should include all WhatsApp transfers between iOS and Android smartphones. the edge. The feature will be available for Samsung smartphones in the coming weeks and will appear later for other Android devices, but it is not yet known when exactly that will happen. It is also not known yet when users will be able to transfer their chat history from Android device to iPhone.
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