Just a month ago we saw how The WhatsApp Adding one of the most anticipated functions for users, adding retrieval and copying chats assigned to account and phone number between devices Android e iOS, Thus making it easier to change the phone greatly without losing our data
However, since they have now found out from WABetaInfo, the messaging app’s efforts will go further, now that they have discovered a new functionality. It will allow copying and relaying to chats between two different phone numbers.
“This means that if the user changes fonts without holding our number, they can continue to preserve their history,” MuyComputer said.
Although this data is stored in encrypted files within the stations and cloud services themselves, It still cannot be restored from iCloud backup on Android phones or from Google Drive for iOS devices.
Perhaps the most enthusiastic points out that WhatsApp already has a function of changing phone numbers that does not delete chats and thus allows you to transfer your conversations from one phone to another. However, This current function only allows these conversations to take place when the phone number change is made within the same phone.
However, this new functionality Reaches the middle of the phishing wave This app targets, and focuses on, stealing account recovery codes from some unsuspecting users. Perhaps WhatsApp was looking for this new functionality to eliminate the existing system of codes sent via SMS, through a system and actions that focus directly on the user and his devices.
At the moment, this new functionality for migrating chats is not available in the final WhatsApp, but due to the advanced state of development it offers, we can expect to see a quick update in the coming weeks.
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