WhatsApp customers on iOS will now be capable to switch their chat historical past to extra Android gadgets. Earlier, this function was solely out there for Samsung Galaxy smartphones and now could be out there for all Google Pixel smartphones. Google additionally mentions that this function may even turn out to be out there for smartphones which can be launched with Android 12 out-of-the-box. Notably, customers would want a USB Kind-C to Lightning cable for this performance to work. WhatsApp first launched this function with the launch of the Galaxy Z foldable smartphones in August.
Google by a weblog submit introduced that extra Android gadgets are getting the brand new WhatsApp chat switch performance. As talked about earlier, customers would want a USB Kind-C to Lightning cable to switch the chats. Detailing how you can switch the chats, the search big mentions that after each iOS and Android gadgets are related, customers would want to scan a QR code on the iPhone to switch the conversations, media, and extra to the Android machine.
The weblog submit additionally mentions that if the iPhone has bother scanning the QR code, customers would want to open WhatsApp and head to Settings > Chats > Transfer Chats to Android. Google additionally mentioned that the consumer wouldn’t obtain any new messages whereas the chats are being transferred.
As talked about, the WhatsApp chat switch performance was already out there for Samsung Galaxy smartphones and is now being prolonged to the Google Pixel lineup. Google additionally mentions that this function will turn out to be out there for all smartphones that can be launched with Android 12.
Earlier this week, WhatsApp options tracker WABetaInfo reported that WhatsApp Enterprise accounts will quickly be getting a message score function. With this, all customers will be capable to give suggestions to companies by score their messages. The rankings would vary from one star to 5 stars with 5 being the utmost. Nevertheless, the tracker notes that there isn’t a possibility to present direct suggestions to WhatsApp Enterprise accounts as of now.
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