One of the many ways of safeguarding your data is saving all locally on your phone or tablet instead of external servers. This is ideal for privacy, but makes pain migrate your account on a new device. Fortunately, the signal now allows users of iOS and iPadOS to abolish their account data between devices.
Signal Compare the new account migration tool for the AIRFIELD APPLE service, which allows rapid file transfer between two Apple devices nearby. As required by a signal function, the process is finished encrypted and takes place locally between the two devices, it is never sent or saved on an external server. Here, how to make it work.
- Install the Signal app on your new iPhone or iPad.
- Follow the onscreen instructions to register and verify your phone number in the app on the new device.
- Once your account is added, tap “Transfer from iOS Device” when prompted. A QR code will pop-up on screen.
- Open Signal on your old device. You should receive a notification about moving your data over to your new device.
- Confirm you’re ready to begin, then use your old device to scan the QR code from step 3 to initiate the transfer.
- Wait for the transfer to complete. It should only take a few minutes at most, but accounts with lots of saved media files may take longer. Once it’s done, your messages and files should be available on the new device.
The iOS/iPadOS transfer tool is the last one in a round of new features recently added to the signal, including a blur tool for the integrated signal image editor that will be useful if you worry about the anonymity in your photos. The application also offers new PIN settings that can block your account even more. Meanwhile, if you are a transversal user, a new media management tool for the application of the Android signal can save the storage space on the phone.