People were and still are fascinated about buying an iPhone one day, and with more and more EMI options and discounts, the dream of getting an iPhone has become an easy ride now. However, at the same time, there are a considerable number of people who are moving from iPhones/iPads to Androids, or particularly to Samsung smartphones, and they’ve their reasons which we’re not going to discuss here.
If you’re one of those people who want to shift their primary device from iOS to Samsung but are worried about how to transfer your WhatsApp account information, profile photo, individual chats, group chats, and settings, then calm down, WhatsApp has unveiled plans in a blog post to support moving chat history from iOS to Samsung devices running Android 10 or 11, but you can only migrate your details during the initial setup of your new Samsung device.
WhatsApp is one of the most popular messaging apps worldwide, and for the very first time, the Facebook-owned company has offered an option to transfer chats from one device to another even if they’re based on diverse operating systems. The recently added transfer feature has been live now, and the entire process is secured by end-to-end encryption by WhatsApp, which means your voice messages, photos, and videos stays completely secure.
There are certain things that you will need to transfer your WhatsApp chat history from iPhone to a Samsung phone. First, you must use the same phone number on the new device as the old device and secondly, you will need to have a USB-C to Lightning cable as the transfer process requires it.
Then, you should have an iPhone with WhatsApp iOS version 188.8.131.52 or greater and a Samsung device with WhatsApp version 184.108.40.206 or greater to transfer the chat history without any hassle. All the details you need to transfer WhatsApp chat history from iPhone to Samsung are here. According to WhatsApp, the transfer feature will soon be available for more Android devices.