In line with a 9To5Google report, this characteristic is a part of a strategic change within the WhatsApp app.
The corporate had been exploring the potential of utilizing WhatsApp on multiple devices on the identical time and the flexibility emigrate chat historical past between iOS and Android is a part of this effort, the report stated.
When the person tries to hyperlink a tool having a distinct operative system to his WhatsApp account, it is at all times wanted to replace to the most recent WhatsApp replace obtainable on the App Store or TestFlight, with a view to keep away from any compatibility error with the Android model, studies WABetaInfo.
The power to make use of the identical WhatsApp account on a number of gadgets is without doubt one of the most requested options by customers, in addition to an iPad model of Instagram.
WhatsApp now has greater than 1.5 billion month-to-month energetic customers (MAUs) who’re exchanging practically 60 billion messages on a single day.
On February 19, 2014, Fb acquired WhatsApp for $19 billion, its largest acquisition thus far. It at the moment has over 200 million month-to-month energetic customers in India.