WhatsApp seems to be testing a brand new device to let iOS customers “transfer chats to Android.” According to notable WhatsApp tracker WABetaInfo, the option would be available in ‘Chats’ under Settings on WhatsApp for iOS. The Facebook-owned platform has been long working on a ‘chat migration tool,’ though it is unclear whether it has any relation with the newly spotted “move chats to Android” choice. The publication provides that the function is at the moment beneath growth.
In addition to this, within the tweet, WABetaInfo notes that the rumored “Switch to Android” app may let customers migrate chats from iOS to Android-powered smartphones. ‘Move to iOS’ app by Apple on Google Play. The latter basically lets new iPhone customers switch knowledge from their previous Android smartphones. All this comes amid one other rumor that states that Google’s current Data Restore Tool app may quickly enable customers emigrate their WhatsApp chats from iOS to Android gadgets. The traces of each ‘Switch to Android’ and WhatsApp chat migration through the Data Transfer Tool app had been noticed by XDA Developers and 9to5Google, respectively, by APK teardown of Transfer Tool app model 1.0.382048734. Overall, it seems that each WhatsApp and Google are dashing in direction of options to let Android customers get a lot of the knowledge from their previous iPhones.
Earlier in June, WhatsApp had confirmed that the corporate is engaged on ‘multi-device help’ to let customers entry WhatsApp on completely different gadgets concurrently. Currently, to make use of the WhatsApp internet or WhatsApp desktop app, customers want to make sure connectivity with the app on the smartphone. Later it was discovered that multi-device help can be restricted to at least one cellphone per account. That basically means this technique wouldn’t enable customers to entry WhatsApp concurrently on Android and iOS – in different phrases debarring customers from accessing the identical recordsdata on the 2 platforms on the similar time.