WhatsApp is formally rolling out its chat migration characteristic for iOS to Android beginning with Samsung telephones. The iOS to Android chat migration characteristic changed into introduced on the Galaxy Unpacked occasion closing month and, at that time, it changed into made to be had best for the brand new foldable telephones unveiled on the occasion. However, WhatsApp has now made the chat records switch alternative to be had to many extra Samsung telephones — however with a few caveats. With this characteristic, WhatsApp customers can switch their account information, profile photos, private chats, institution chats, preceding chats, media, and settings from an iPhone to a Samsung handset. WhatsApp notes that customers can’t switch their name logs or seen name.

The immediately messaging app posted a blogpost to announce the enlargement of the WhatsApp chat records switch characteristic. This characteristic will paintings on Samsung smartphones which have model or better of the Samsung SmartSwitch app and are jogging on Android 10 or above. The corporation says that it’s going to increase the characteristic to different Android smartphones soon.

To use this characteristic, customers should have WhatsApp iOS or better on their vintage iPhone tool and feature WhatsApp Android or better model on their new Samsung telecellsmartphone. WhatsApp customers should be the usage of the identical telecellsmartphone wide variety as at the vintage iPhone and the Samsung telecellsmartphone should be new. If it is now no longer new, customers will must carry out a manufacturing facility reset on their Samsung telephones to start chat switch.

Most importantly, Samsung customers will want a USB Type-C to lightning cable for doing this switch. Cable switch additionally manner migrated facts does now no longer visit cloud garage and WhatsApp can’t see the facts you’ve got got transferred.