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signal transfer from android to ios

a user currently had signal used on android phone. she would want to transfer the signal chat messages etc to iphone. the user wanted to test out the steps in this link https://support.signal.org/hc/en-us/articles/360007059752-Backup-and-Restore-Messages#android_no_device, error received is cannot support from android to ios

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The info from that signal link says it is not supported when:

switched between Android and iOS.


So what the user is trying is not possible.

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are there other workaround or software that can help?

No, the issue has to do with the encryption of the messages. Same as when you use the Signal web client, it will not show you previous messages. 

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the user reads up about signal-back which not sure if its a feasible workaround.
https://github.com/xeals/signal-back

The sms backup and restore app is it just to backup the normal messages in the phone or signal messages?
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.riteshsahu.SMSBackupRestore

Not sure too if these steps feasible to test out
https://www.reddit.com/r/signal/comments/y5lpl1/signal_sms_maybe_even_mms_exporting/
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Thanks for the advice