How to move WhatsApp chat history to Telegram

Telegram has proven itself to be a very useful messenger as it is no longer news that several WhatsApp users have been going away from whatsapp to to Telegram because of the features that it has to offer.

Before now, going away from WhatsApp to Telegram was a difficult decision, that is due to the fact that you might lose all you chat history and all of that sort. However, you can move your WhatsApp chat data and history to Telegram without much stress.

The best part of this is that the messages and media you move do not need to occupy extra space. Older applications make you store all the data on your device – but Telegram can take up virtually no space while letting you to access all your messages, photos and videos anytime that you need them.

The feature to help you move your WhatsApp chat history to Telegram was only available on iOS before, but now, it is available on Android also. Telegram introduced the new message history import tool on its iOS app some moments ago. It came bundled with the version 7.4 of the application.

Telegram soon issued another update with their version number 7.4.1 that deleted the migration tool’s that was mentioned above. However, you will still be able to import chats over from WhatsApp.

How to export WhatsApp chats to Telegram

To move your chat from WhatsApp on iOS,

  • open the Contact Info or Group Information page in WhatsApp,
  • tap on Export Chat, then choose Telegram in the Share menu
  • Swipe left on a chat, then choose ‘…’ > Export Chat.
  • On Android, open a WhatsApp chat, tap ⋮ > More > Export Chat, then choose Telegram in the Share menu

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