Finally, WhatsApp may soon launch Android to iOS chat migration feature

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WhatsApp has recently added the capacity to move the chat from iOS to selected Samsung devices. Currently, the worldwide messaging app is planning to add the alternative of moving chats the other way around.

According to a report by WABetaInfo, WhatsApp has begun advancement on a chat movement feature that will let Android users move their chats over to an iOS device, something that isn’t at present conceivable.

There’s no confirmed launch date of this feature available at this stage, yet more subtleties ought to be uncovered in future beta forms of WhatsApp. What’s more, not normal for the current iOS to Android chat movement procedures, the Android to iOS feature shouldn’t be restricted to Samsung phones.

It’s rather expected that essentially all advanced Android smartphones will be viable, however, there will most likely be a few necessities. One of them could be the need to interface the Android and iOS gadgets with a USB-C connector.

WABetaInfo presumes that Apple’s true Move to iOS app will be a basic piece of the chat move measure as well. That is indistinguishable from how moving chats from iOS to Samsung requires the Samsung Smart Switch app.

Meanwhile, clients can anticipate that WhatsApp should continuously grow the similarity of its iOS to Android chat movement feature to non-Samsung gadgets. A course of events for this hasn’t been given, however, WhatsApp has affirmed that it’ll be going to all Android smartphones.

WhatsApp has additionally stated that it will give its two billion clients the alternative to scrambling their chat reinforcements to the cloud, finding a way a huge way to put a cover on one of the interesting ways private correspondence between people on the app can be compromised.

The Facebook-owned offers encrypted chats between consumers for over 10 years. However, clients have had no choice except to store their chats to their phone’s in-house cloud i.e. iCloud on iPhones and Google Drive on Android — in an unencrypted design.

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Tapping these unencrypted WhatsApp chats on Google and Apple employees is one of the broadly known ways law implementation offices across the globe have for quite a long time had the option to get to WhatsApp chats of suspect people. But now WhatsApp says it is fixing this point of failure in the framework.

Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg has also said in a post announcing the new feature that “WhatsApp is the first global messaging service at this scale to offer end-to-end encrypted messaging and backups, and getting there was a really hard technical challenge that required an entirely new framework for key storage and cloud storage across operating systems.”