After waiting for a long time WhatsApp now officially lets you migrate your data from Android to iPhone free of cost. Now easily transfer your WhatsApp data from Android to iPhone.

If we talk about this most awaited update, now you will be able to transfer your account information such as; your profile photo, individual chats, group chats, chat history, media, and settings. But there’s some minor stuff that you won’t be able to transfer as of now is the ability to transfer your call history or display name.

In order to use the new transfer feature, your Android phones should be running Android 5.0 Lollipop and above with WhatsApp Android version or above. In terms of iPhone compatibility, you need an iPhone running iOS 15.5 or later with WhatsApp iOS version or above. If you already have these you are good to go.

Following is the steps you can follow to easily migrate your WhatsApp data from Android to iPhone:

  • Factory reset your iPhone from Settings > General > Transfer or Reset iPhone
  • Connect both the old Android phone and iPhone to a power source
  • Connect both the devices to the same Wi-Fi network, or connect the Android device to your iPhone’s hotspot
  • Download the Move to iOS app on your Android phone, open it and follow the on-screen prompts.
  • A code will be displayed on your iPhone. When prompted, enter the code on your Android phone.
  • Tap Continue and follow the on-screen prompts.
  • Select WhatsApp on the Transfer Data screen.
  • Tap START on your Android phone, and wait for WhatsApp to prepare the data for export. You’ll be signed out from your Android phone once the data is prepared.
  • Tap NEXT to return to the Move to iOS app.
  • Tap CONTINUE to transfer the data from your Android phone to your iPhone and wait for Move to iOS to confirm the transfer is complete.
  • Install the latest version of WhatsApp from the App Store.
  • Open WhatsApp and log in using the same phone number used on your old device.
  • Tap Start when prompted, and allow the process to complete.
  • Finish activating your new device, and you’ll see all the old chats

That’s all. You now have all your WhatsApp data is now successfully transferred to your iPhone. If you liked this guide do let us know in the comment.

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