Telegram 7.4.0 update: you can now copy chats from WhatsApp and more


Telegram FZ-LLC, the same company behind Telegram messaging app have released yet another update for the cloud-based instant messaging app, and the most interesting aspect of this new update, is your ability to move your chats and messages from other instant messaging apps like WhatsApp, Line and KakaoTalk. This update is an incredible move by the Telegram Team in order to afford save landing for smartphone users trafficking, especially from WhatsApp to Telegram.

Few days/weeks ago, WhatsApp released an updated privacy note to it users, a privacy policy that permit the same to share users data with Facebook and Instagram. This controversial move immediate led to a wide critics and other controversies over the internet. As a result, many users of the App began seeking alternative, and Telegram unsurprisingly came handy, leading to over 100 million new users joining the app platform just this January.

Now with the new 7.4.0 update, Telegram is offering existing and new users the ability to move their old chat conversations from WhatsApp and other platforms, to the Telegram platform, and this is available to both individual and group chats on both Android and iOS, tapping just few buttons.

On iOS open the Contact Info or Group Info page in WhatsApp, tap Export Chat, then choose Telegram in the Share menu.

On Android, open a WhatsApp chat, tap ⋮ > More > Export Chat, then choose Telegram in the Share menu.

Another interesting aspect of this new update is your ability to completely erase your digital footprint from Telegram. At your will, you can now delete all your messages, both sent and received, from Telegram. This includes your text messages and even Telegram call history.

All Media source: Telegram

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