How to Transfer WhatsApp Messages between Android and iPhone

Nowadays, it is easy to buy a new phone. Getting a new phone is delightful. However, many people may find it not delightful to transfer WhatsApp messages from one phone to another. In this article, you will learn how to transfer WhatsApp history from Android to iPhone or from iPhone to Android easily and fast.

Method 1: Using Transfer Software to Transfer WhatsApp Messages

Jihosoft WhatsMate is an all-in-one WhasApp manager that can help you transfer, backup, and restore WhatsApp data on both Android and iPhone.

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Step1: Install and launch WhatsMate on your computer.
Step2: Connect both your Android and iPhone to PC. Follow the on-screen hints to make your phones be recognized by the program.
Step3: Set the device that you want to transfer WhatsApp messages from. Then you will see the options to transfer your chat history, contacts and calls in the source phone. Click the “Transfer” button, and the program will start to transfer WhatsApp messages from Android to iPhone or vice versa.

Using Transfer Software to Transfer WhatsApp Messages

Hint

  1. This is paid software.
  2. Make sure USB debugging is turned on when you are connecting your Android phone to computer.
  3. If your iPhone can’t be identified by the program, please install iTunes on PC first.
  4. Please don’t disconnect your phones during the transfer progress.

Method 2: Using Email Chat

Step 1: Find “Settings” at WhatsApp from your old device, click “Chat settings”, then click “Email chat” from the showing list.
Step 2: Choose the WhatsApp history that you want to transfer. A window will pop out says that “Attaching Media will generate a larger email message”. Click “Without Media” or “Attach Media” according to your needs.
Step 3: Type your email number at the sending interface and click “Send”.
Step 4: Log in your email at your new device, you can view your WhatsApp messages at email from your new device. But you can’t sync WhatsApp messages to your WhatsApp application.

Using Email Chat

Hint: This is not suitable for massive transfer. It could be a trouble-maker to email messages from contacts one by one.

Method 3: Using Backup

Step 1: First, back up your WhatsApp messages on your old device.
Find “Settings” at WhatsApp from your old device, click “Chat settings”, then click “Email chat” from the showing list.
Step 2: Uninstall Whats App on your old device.
Step 3: Install Whats App and register your original phone number at new device.
A window will pop out says that message backup was found. Click “Restore”, and transfer WhatsApp messages from iPhone to Android will be finished soon. Same as transfer WhatsApp messages from Android to iPhone.

Using Backup

Hint: Please uninstall WhatsApp first, then install WhatsApp on your new device. This is the only way that WhatsApp will restore new messages back up.

Conclusion: This article introduced three methods on how to transfer Whats App history from iPhone to Android or from Android to iPhone. You can choose your way according to your own situation. Good luck on transfer your WhatsApp message.

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