How to transfer WhatsApp chats from Android to iPhone?

To perform this process, the iPhone must be new or have been factory reset.


In recent years, WhatsApp is one of the most popular and indispensable applications and social networks for various people. Likewise, it has become a universal communication platform that serves to communicate between friends and family, as well as allows the creation of virtual meetings and work groups.

How to transfer WhatsApp chats from Android to iPhone?
How to transfer WhatsApp chats from Android to iPhone?
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However, one of the most common problems in due course and that can still occur is that of keeping the chats when changing a mobile device, especially when they are two different operating systems, for example from Android to iOS.

It is worth mentioning that some Samsung models allowed the movement. For their part, iPhone users had to use a WhatsApp beta to achieve this. However, today the process is less complicated.

Now, before carrying out this process, it must be taken into account that the cell phone must have Android 5, while the iPhone must have iOS 15.5 or later versions. Also, the iPhone must be new or have been factory reset if not new.

Steps to transfer WhatsApp chats from Android to iPhone

  • Open the ‘Move to iOS’ app.
  • Enter the iPhone code and click ‘Continue’.
  • Then, click on the ‘Transfer data’ option and then on ‘WhatsApp’.
  • At that moment, a process will start that will end with the closing of the application.
  • Open ‘Move to iOS’ again and press ‘Continue’.
  • Download WhatsApp on iPhone.
  • Sign in with the same phone number.
  • Click on ‘Start’.
  • Finally, the app will start the data transfer process.

Altering messages on WhatsApp is already a reality, this is how it works

Some time ago WhatsApp implemented an option that made it possible to delete the messages that a user sent to a chat, this tool was born in response to the need to have a tool that would allow correcting errors that could be present in a text or other content shared in a chat. conversation.

However, this option would seem to be insufficient for users who often make mistakes with the texts they send to a chat, and therefore the popular instant messaging platform is fine-tuning details to implement an option that helps to resolve this situation.

The platform has been developing a functionality for a couple of months that allows the editing of text messages sent to a conversation, as indicated by the specialized press last June. In fact, since 2017 WhatsApp had considered incorporating this tool into its service, but later its development was ruled out to give priority to other functions.

Now it has become known that the platform is developing a function that would reveal to users when a text sent to a chat has been edited by its author, this will be done through a label that will appear next to the modified message.

In fact, WaBetaInfo, a portal specialized in filtering WhatsApp news, shared a series of screenshots that expose the format that the app would use to update messages that have been edited by their authors.

Similarly, WaBetaInfo stated that users would have a maximum time of 15 minutes to edit the message that was sent to a chat, after that period the recipient will not see changes in the text.

It should be noted that this functionality is currently only present in the latest update of the beta version of WhatsApp for Android, therefore, the ability to edit messages is a feature that can only be accessed by beta tester users of the app .

At the moment, WhatsApp has not issued an official statement on this tool and because it is in the development phase, its launch date is unknown in the official app.

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