Two months after Google and Apple rolled out a feature to transfer previous WhatsApp history messages from iPhones to Samsung Galaxy devices. The feature is now been rolled out as well to Pixel devices and every other Android device to spots Google’s Android 12 OS.
According to a statement report, google team noted how “some particular types of data were impossible to bring across when moving from an iPhone.”
“We worked closely with the Facebook-owned messaging app to ease up switching from Apple’s iPhone to Android while taking your WhatsApp chat history with you.”
However to switch from Apple iPhone to google pixel or any other android 12 device while pulling your Previous chat history along with you, all you need is a USB-C to Lightning cable to get started.
How To Move WhatsApp Chat History From Apple iPhone To Android
Simply connect your phones together and when prompted while setting up your new Android device, a QR code will be displayed, scan the QR code on your iPhone to launch WhatsApp and move all your conversations, media and more over to your new android device.
Alternatively, go to WhatsApp for iOS > Settings > Chats > Move Chats to Android. This will includes text conversations, photos, and voice messages, however while this is ongoing, the two companies have initiated feature to automatically make sure you don’t receive any new messages on the old device while the transfer is in progress.”
Going forward Our team has worked hand-in-hand with WhatsApp inc to ensure your data remains protected throughout the transfer process, so no third party can have access to your WhatsApp information and files.- Google added.
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Notably, prior now this feature was first rolled out on Samsung phones running Android 10 and later. WhatsApp chat history transfers is now available on all Pixel devices and “will become available on new smartphones to launch with Android 12.” The new OS also lets you better transfer data from iOS. This includes automatically matching and installing the same iOS apps from Google Play.