Fb has lengthy been engaged on integrating three of its chat apps — WhatsApp. Instagram DMs and Fb Messenger to be interoperable so customers can ship end-to-end encrypted messages throughout companies. In the meantime, WhatsApp has additionally been engaged on multi-device assist, and the corporate is now reportedly engaged on a function to switch chats from an Android gadget to an iPhone.
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Earlier this month, we reported that WhatsApp was engaged on a brand new function for iPhones, which might permit them emigrate their chats to an Android gadget, one thing that’s at present not potential. In keeping with a report by famous WhatsApp function leaker WABetaInfo, the service is now working to permit customers emigrate chats from Android to iPhones.
Sharing a display of the migration course of on an Android gadget, the report states that model 220.127.116.11 of the most recent WhatsApp beta app comprises a display with a caricature of a notched gadget resembling an iPhone and a tool with a punch-hole show that resembles a Pixel 4a gadget. The display exhibits chats bubbles between the 2 gadgets. Nevertheless, as with all software program in testing, it seems that the function isn’t totally useful because the screenshot additionally exhibits a ‘Retry’ button on the backside.
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In keeping with the report, the leaker appears to assume that WhatsApp will use Google Drive to “momentarily” retailer the chat historical past whereas transferring them from one gadget to a different, however there isn’t a strategy to affirm this in the meanwhile. The function is more likely to be launched across the identical time WhatsApp releases multi-device assist for Android, in line with the report.