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Instant messaging platform, Whatsapp, has announced the launch of a new feature to help users switch between phones.

Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder of Meta, which is the parent company, confirmed the development in a statement shared via his Facebook handle on Tuesday.

According to Mark, the new feature will help users switch from android phone to iPhone while securing their chat history.

The development is an update of an initial feature that supports Iphone users to switch to android.

The new feature comes weeks after Ripples Nigeria reported that Whatsapp launched an API facility to support businesses customise solutions for growth.

Mark, while announcing the launch of the new feature, said:

“We’re adding to WhatsApp the ability to securely switch between phones and transfer your chat history, photos, videos, and voice messages between Android and iPhone while maintaining end-to-end encryption.

“This is a top requested feature. We launched the ability to switch from iPhone–>Android last year, and now adding Android–>iPhone as well.”


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