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The most requested WhatsApp feature arrives on iPhones  

Apple announced the launch of a new update to the WhatsApp application that will bring an important feature that many have long demanded, as Android phone users tend to switch to using iPhones, but in this case they will lose all their conversations and messages on the social chat application.

And according to the British newspaper, “express”, the main change that will happen to WhatsApp, which is being rolled out as of today, will allow those who use the chat application on Google-supported devices, to switch to using Apple phones without missing any of the endless chats. Or the media stored in the popular messaging service.

Previously, this was not possible with all data lost when switching between Android and iOS, according to Apple, this upgrade was one of the most requested features of Android enthusiasts that can finally convince some to ditch their current Android devices and buy iPhones instead.

Thanks to the changes made within the app, it has become easier for WhatsApp users to migrate their chat history from Android to iOS, as wabetainfo revealed, a feature called “Move to Android”, which can be found within the latest update of the application on the Google Play Store.

The new WhatsApp feature allows the seamless exchange of data, images and files across the two platforms, and in the coming days this feature will reach users of the application on iPhone and Android devices, and at the present time, this new feature is available in the beta testing phase, but WhatsApp confirmed that it is expected to be fully launched soon.

Speaking about the update, Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Meta, said: “We are adding to WhatsApp the ability to securely switch between phones and transfer chat history, photos, videos, and voice messages between Android and iPhone, while maintaining end-to-end encryption of messages. Transferring WhatsApp messages from Android to iPhone has been one of the most requested features from users over the past years, as there was no easy way to transfer messages archive when moving from Android to iPhone.

And during the past year, WhatsApp released a new feature that allows users to migrate the chat history from iOS to Android, but it was initially limited to only some Samsung phones, then Google expanded the feature and added it to all Pixel devices, and today Android support was added to the iPhone.

It is worth noting that Apple recently revealed one of its biggest updates ever to its iOS operating system, which includes a completely revamped lock screen that is now fully customizable, meaning that users can change colors, patterns and even switch background images automatically throughout the day, in addition to An option to add weather and activity widgets as well as see live data such as football scores without unlocking the device.

Other upgrades coming to iPhones through the iOS 16 update, which is expected to be officially released when the iPhone 14 series is announced in September, include the ability to edit messages after sending them, new ways to share photos with family members, an improved dictation method, and a new simplified setting for focus. Which lets you select the apps and people you want to receive notifications from

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