WhatsApp Chat Migration FINALLY Possible! [Android to iOS & Vice Versa]

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How to migrate your WhatsApp chat history from Android to iPhone

So, It’s Official!

The Meta-owned WhatsApp has officially announced the most awaited feature and that is to migrate chats from Android to iOS and iOS to Android.

Although a month back this feature was released by WhatsApp in a beta version and now you can transfer your chat history anytime

To know more about how to migrate your WhatsApp chat from Android to iPhone device and vice versa continue reading.

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Requirements For Android Users

Before you migrate your data from Android to iOS you need to fulfill the below-mentioned requirements:

  1. Android OS Lollipop, SDK 21 or above, or Android 5 or above installed on your Android device
  2. Move to iOS app installed on your Android phone
  3. WhatsApp Android version 2.22.7.74 or above on your old device
  4. Use the same phone number as your old phone on your new device
  5. Your devices must be connected to a power source
  6. Your devices need to be connected to a stable Wi-Fi network.

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Requirements For iOS Users

Before you migrate your data from iOS to Android you need to fulfill the below-mentioned requirements:

  1. iOS 15.5 or above installed on your iPhone
  2. WhatsApp iOS version 2.22.10.70 or above on your new device
  3. Use the same phone number as your old phone on your new device
  4. Factory reset iPhone
  5. Or reset to factory settings to pair with the Move to iOS app and move data from your Android phone
  6. Your devices must be connected to a power source
  7. Your devices need to be connected to a stable Wi-Fi network

How to migrate your WhatsApp chat from Android to iPhone Device?

Before moving on to the final steps just to know:

While you are transferring WhatsApp data you need to create an iCloud backup to use cloud storage as the company says

it can’t see the data the user transferred, and the Android phone will still have the data unless people delete WhatsApp or wipe the phone.

So, follow the steps below to migrate your WhatsApp chat from Android to iPhone Device:

  1. Launch the Move to iOS app on your Android phone and follow the on-screen prompts.
    WhatsApp Chat Migration FINALLY Possible! [Android to iOS & Vice Versa]
  2. A code will be displayed on your iPhone. When prompted, enter the code on your Android phone.
    WhatsApp Chat Migration FINALLY Possible! [Android to iOS & Vice Versa]
  3. Now tap Continue and follow the on-screen prompts.
  4. Select WhatsApp on the Transfer Data screen.
  5. Tap START on your Android phone, and wait for WhatsApp to prepare the data for export.
  6. You’ll be signed out from your Android phone once the data is prepared.
  7. Tap NEXT to return to the Move to iOS app.
  8. Then 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.
    WhatsApp Chat Migration FINALLY Possible! [Android to iOS & Vice Versa]
  9. Install the latest version of WhatsApp from the App Store.
  10. Open WhatsApp and log in using the same phone number used on your old device.
  11. Tap Start when prompted, and allow the process to complete.
  12. Finish activating your new device and you’ll see your chats waiting for you.

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