We’ve already hinted at WhatsApp’s upcoming and most demanding features. Now, the latest information has revealed that the company is also working on a much-requested feature. According to the reports, WhatsApp has been working on a chat transfer feature that will allow Android users to transfer chats by scanning a QR code from an old phone to a new one without using Google Drive. Simply put, you don’t need to back up your chat to Google Drive in order to download it on another device.
Users can now transfer WhatsApp chat without using Google Drive
According to WABetaInfo, the feature gives you more control over migrating your chats and messages. The feature is currently under development. Users will get this feature in a future update.
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Fortunately, you don’t need an application to start the transfer process. After getting the update, you can easily chat from the application. It will also make transferring chats from one device to another faster and easier.
How the feature works
- Open WhatsApp on both Android devices.
- Click ‘continue’, when WhatsApp asks to move chats from the old phone.
- Scan the QR code on the new phone from the old phone.
- After scanning, the chat history will be transferred to the new phone.
Initially, this feature will only work on Android devices. iOS users will have to wait a while to get this feature. WhatsApp has not disclosed a specific date for the availability of this feature. However, we will hopefully get it in the near future. We will also update you once WhatsApp rolls out this feature.
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