Whatsapp is reportedly working on a new feature to seamlessly transfer chat history between Android and iOS devices. The function was already discovered during testing on iOS phones. Now Facebook’s own messaging App has submitted a new beta for Android that brings version 18.104.22.168.
According to WaBetaInfo, the update shows that WhatsApp is starting to develop the same feature on Android. For those who don’t know, WaBetaInfo is keeping track of the latest and upcoming WhatsApp features.
WhatsApp chat history The migration is part of the multi-device support function. A previous report from WaBetaInfo suggested that the chat migration feature will be available once support for multiple devices is rolled out. The feature is under development and will be available in a future update for iOS and Android.
In the report, the website also released screenshots of the upcoming feature. It is said that while the exact transfer method is not yet known, WhatsApp is likely using Google Drive to temporarily save the chat history to be imported WhatsApp for Android‘.
“When they complete the feature of exporting chats from iOS to import into Android, they will likely develop a chat history exporter for Android to import into iOS,” the report added.