Telegram just made it simple to import WhatsApp chats

Telegram has flooded in fame recently, particularly after WhatsApp’s new privacy missteps, so the organization is taking advantage of new clients by making it generally simple to import your chats from other famous messaging applications.

In particular, the update supports imports from WhatsApp, Line, and KakaoTalk — both for individual chats and groups. To import from WhatsApp to Telegram on Android, open the conversation in the previous application, tap the menu button > More > Export Chat, and select Telegram. On iOS, the process is comparable, however, the export function can be found by opening the Contact Info or Group Info page.

Telegram alerts that applications will be imported into the current day, yet the chats will hold their original timestamps, and they will be noticeable by all individuals from a conversation. The organization likewise noticed that messages don’t have to occupy additional space on your gadget, as Telegram can store messages and media in the cloud as opposed to being compelled to save them on your own storage.

One of the greatest obstacles with switching messaging services is losing the entirety of your old conversations, so it’s ideal to see Telegram seems to have generally gotten around this specific caveat.

The update additionally brings a few other new features, including more control over your chat and call history in Telegram, improved audio features, and new animations.