WhatsApp Update in the Future Will Allow You To Transfer Chats to a Different Phone Number

In the latest development, it has been reported that WhatsApp might allow users to transfer chat history to a different phone number as well.


There are many instances where we change over smartphones and we need to install WhatsApp. Migrating the chats from one phone to another is quite a tough job if you don’t have chat backup on your device or cloud server. Notably, Android backups can be restored on Android devices and iOS backups can only be restored on iOS. Going with the recent leaks, it was reported that the online instant messaging platform is working on a feature that will allow users to migrate WhatsApp chat from iOS to Android devices and vice versa, but the chat history will be stitched with your phone number.

In the latest development, it has been reported that the company might allow users to transfer chat history to a different phone number as well. Let’s have a closer look at the new report.

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WhatsApp will Allow to Transfer Chats to Different Numbers

WABetaInfo is the one behind teasing the new development, it’s a dedicated website that explores unreleased WhatsApp features and exclusive screenshots of new developments. The latest teaser features a screenshot revealing an iOS to Android chat migration tool which is also capable of transferring chats to different numbers.

This can be a useful feature for users who change their phones frequently and change their phone numbers as well. This will help users in continuing the same WhatsApp chats instead of creating new accounts every time you change your phone or number.

There must be some users who will be thinking that what’s new in this, WhatsApp has a feature that allows users to change phone numbers without deleting existing chats. This feature will allow users to migrate their chat history from one phone to another.

However, do note that the feature is valid as long as you keep the phone number changed on the same device. The new tool is said to perform cross-device transfers along with a cross-platform migration tool. Do note that the feature is yet to go live on WhatsApp, but we can expect a sooner rollout.

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Karan Sharma with an experience of more than 4.5 years in journalism is pursuing his passion for technology reporting. He is a technology freak and passionate about reviewing smartphones, gadgets, gaming consoles, and more. He is very keen on technology and is always looking out for new technologies to explore. Besides, he is a hardcore traveller who loves to explore places always on his motorcycle.