San Francisco, July 29
Fb-owned WhatsApp is creating a manner for its customers to switch their chat histories from iOS to Android, the media reported.
In line with 9To5Google, Google’s ‘Knowledge Switch Software’, the usual software for copying information from one Android to a different or from iOS to Android, is making ready to supply a option to copy your WhatsApp chats out of your iPhone.
The report mentioned that one of many larger shortcomings of WhatsApp is that customers can solely entry their messages on one smartphone at a time.
Even with the just lately launched multi-device beta, which permits the WhatsApp net and desktop apps to work whereas your telephone is offline, the one-smartphone limitation remains to be in place.
This, sadly, means there is no straightforward option to transfer your chats from one machine to a different if they are not each Android or each iOS, the report mentioned.
Android has a built-in device-to-device switch app known as “Knowledge Restore Software,” which is utilized by the Android setup wizard to repeat photographs, apps and information from one telephone to a different, together with from iOS.
With its latest launch to the Play Retailer, the Knowledge Restore Software obtained an replace to model 1.0.382048734, which incorporates preparation for copying your WhatsApp chats and historical past from an iPhone to an Android telephone.
The choice to switch WhatsApp chats from iOS to Android probably will not seem within the Knowledge Restore Software till WhatsApp correctly launches the brand new migration settings.
WhatsApp can also be releasing the multi-device beta programme for some beta testers of the app.
With the brand new characteristic, customers can use WhatsApp Net, WhatsApp Desktop and Portal with out an Web connection on the principle telephone. — IANS