This week it arrived on WhatsApp a more efficient way to transfer your data between Android and iOS.
This is the only solution (at least as far as we know) but it is official, free and effective.
In this guide we explain how can you do to migrate all your WhatsApp from Android to iOS.
First step: what I need
Before starting the procedure, mention that it is necessary to have the following elements:
- Android Lollipop (5.0) and iOS 15.5.
- The ‘Move to iOS’ app installed on your Android.
- The latest version of WhatsApp on both terminals.
- The same phone number in both terminals.
- iPhone must be “factory reset” or restored to use “Move to iOS”.
- Both devices must be connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
Step two: Procedure to transfer your WhatsApp data
Once these requirements are met, we take our Android terminal, open ‘Switch to iOS’ and follow the step by step.
A code will be displayed on the screen of your iPhone, you must enter it in the apps “Move to iOS” from your Android.
Next, you need to press continue until “WhatsApp” option appears on the data transfer screen.
Touching ‘START’ on your Android and waiting for the data backup to complete will disconnect you from your Android device.
Press ‘NEXT’ to return to the apps ‘Switch to iOS’.
Tap ‘CONTINUE’ to migrate data from Android to iOS, just wait for it to complete.
Third and final step: WhatsApp on your iPhone
open the apps of WhatsApp on your iPhone, make sure you have the latest version installed.
Enter with your phone number as if it were a regular new installation and you will see that all your data will start to download.
IMPORTANT: According to the official website In this migration, there are things that are not transferred, which are the following: P2P payment messages, call history and most importantly, WhatsApp data they are not automatically deleted when they are migratedremain in the old Android terminal.
In order for these to be removed, we must perform a factory restoreotherwise they will remain in our Android.
A simple and effective procedure
You no longer need to wait for magic solutions, this solution is the official one from Meta so that you can migrate your data from your old Android terminal to your new iPhone without complications.
There will be things to fix, of course, but this is a very important step forward for those who had no means of achieving this goal.
#Transfer #WhatsApp #Chats #Android #iOS