Whatsapp chat for Android gets important innovation for moving
Android users are getting a new functionality on WhatsApp, which is very practical. Here is all the information.
The exchange of Whatsapp chat history has been greatly simplified by a new function. Whatsapp has not announced the new functionality, but Google will be responsible
A blog post
. Google announces that Whatsapp users can now make chat history from Apple iOS device to Android device by connecting devices via cable. This functionality is available on the latest Samsung smartphones from August (
We were informed
) And iOS devices (
But now more and more Android devices are getting this new functionality. But there is
An important caveat:
This is because it is now only supported on all Pixel devices that receive the update for Android 12 and all future smartphones that will receive the Android 12 update gradually. However, the smartphone manufacturer allows this Android 12 functionality for its devices. New Pixel 6/6 Pro (
Here on PC-WELT
) Available from October 28, 2021 and will certainly support this functionality from the outset.
All Whatsapp data can be easily transferred
If you switch from iPhone to Android device, you can connect devices with Lightning cable via USB-C. Thanks to Android 12, the apps on the iPhone – if available – will be installed on the Android smartphone via Google Play. All SMS, iMessage history, photos, videos, contacts, calendar etc. will be changed.
You can easily transfer Whatsapp chat history from iOS to Android
But not only that, there is also Whatsapp chat history. According to Google, this was previously impossible due to end-to-end encryption used by WhatsApp. The associated message and QR code will appear on the Android device, Whatsapp must be scanned by the iPhone to start the transfer process for chat history.
“From today, you can securely transfer your chat history and reminders from your WhatsApp account on your iPhone to Android. We have worked closely with the WhatsApp team to develop a number of new features to make it easier to convert your iPhone to Android. Take your WhatsApp history with you,” Google explains.
Google recommends that all user data be protected during this transfer process. No one other than the user can access WhatsApp information and files. It also ensures that new messages arrive on the old device during the transfer process.