Until yesterday, it was impossible to move WhatsApp chat history from iPhone to Android phone. Yesterday, the Facebook-owned company officially announced that the feature does exist. Moreover, it said that the first models to get this feature are the new Samsung foldable smartphones.
When Samsung said that users switching from iOS to Android. Would be able to bring their WhatsApp data to a Galaxy smartphone. They include both chats and media.
You can securely transfer your WhatsApp experience including your conversations and photos. From your old iPhone to your new Galaxy smartphone.
Samsung also displayed a demo of an iPhone transferring. WhatsApp data to a Galaxy phone over a used cable. Though WhatsApp hasn’t announced any specific date for other Android phones. It allows users to migrate their chat history from an iOS device to an Android device.
It includes voice messages, photos, and videos. Moreover, this option is available on any Samsung device running Android 10 or above. But in the coming weeks, it will be available on more Android devices.
For this purpose, you’ll need a Lightning to USB-C cable. You should also note that there might be two separate WhatsApp backups. If so, the iOS-Android transfer tool won’t merge them. So once you transfer the WhatsApp data from iPhone to an Android phone.
However, if you don’t own a new Galaxy foldable phone. You can use the new Switch to Android app. It is a Google app for iOS.