Guide

Guide for Android/iPhone WhatsApp Messages Transfer

Have you ever been in a headache about that there are too many WhatsApp messages to take up much space on your iPhone? Or do you wonder how to restore WhatsApp backup to iPhone/Android devices? Or Is there an easy way to transfer WhatsApp to new phone? Or... Is there a comprehensive way to solve all these problems? The answer is Yes. Now, let's have a look.

Part 1: Transfer WhatsApp Messages from iPhone to iPhone

Are you in headache about how to transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to iPhone or transfer from iPhone to Android when you change a new phone? If you think that the official methods are headache, then please refer to the followings about the WhatsApp transfer to new phone.

Step 1 Download and Install

Download and install iCareFone for WhatsApp Transfer on your PC/Mac, then connect two iPhones to the PC/Mac. Then select one as the source device.

transfer whatapp from iphone to iphone with icarefone guide

Note: By default, iCareFone for WhatsApp Transfer will automatically recognize your device. You may need to unlock the screen of the iPhone to trust this computer at times.

Step 2 Launch iCareFone for WhatsApp Transfer

2.1 Then click "Transfer" in the middle of the bottom and you'll see a prompt showing as follows. Once you confirmed that your previous WhatsApp data will be overwritten, and then click ‘Yes’ to go on.

make sure logged in whatsapp with icarefone

2.2 After you tap ‘Yes’, the program begins backing up WhatsApp data on the source device.

backing up whatsapp data with icarefone by hitting yes

Note: The backup speed depends on the size of your backup files.

2.3 Make sure that the WhatsApp account has logged into the target device. If you have done, then click ‘Logged in ‘to continue.

logged into whatsapp

Note: If you don’t log in WhatsApp before restoring data to the target device, the data that has been restored will be invisible.

turn off find my iphone before transferring

Notes: If your iPhone doesn’t turn off ‘Find My iPhone’, you will be required to turn off it. Do as screenshots show.

Step 3 Transfer Successfully

3.1 The restoration process is going on. And it will take a few minutes depending on the size of data. Please wait patiently.

restore whatsapp data to the the target device

3.2 When all WhatsApp data has been transferred from iPhone to iPhone successfully. You will get the following interface.

whatsapp transfer from iphone to iphone completely with icarefone

Note: WhatsApp account will be logged out on the target device when WhatsApp data has been transferred successfully. You need to log in to the WhatsApp account again on the target device.

Part 2: How to Transfer WhatsApp Messages from iPhone to Android

Here is a guide for how to transfer WhatsApp chat history from iPhone to Android. In fact, the most of the process is similar to the one of how to transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to iPhone. But there are still some details are different. Let's check.

Step 1 Download and Install

After installing iCareFone for WhatsApp Transfer on your PC/Mac, then connect iPhone and Android to the computer.

transfer from iphone to android

Note: By default, the program will automatically recognize your device when you plug in the devices. If not, you may need to unlock screen to get the trust for the computer.

Step 2 Running WhatsApp Transfer

2.1 After clicking ‘Transfer’, you will get a message on the popup. If there is no doubt, press ‘Yes’ to go on.

log in whatsapp on iphone with icarefone guide

Note: Your previous WhatsApp data on the target device will be overwritten once you click ‘Yes’.

2.2 The program is backing up WhatsApp data on your source device. The backup speed just depends on the size of the backup files.

backing up whatsapp data now

2.3 To protect your data security, please verify the WhatsApp account which will be logged into the target device. To do that by entering your country code and phone number of the target device, then click ‘Verify’.

verify whatsapp account

2.4 Then, you will get a 6-digit WhatsApp verification code on the target device, please enter the verification code on the horizontal line, and then click "Verify". Just wait for the WhatsApp account to be verified successfully before proceeding to the next step.

confirm your whatsapp account once again

Note: If you can’t get the verification code, you can hit ‘Resend Code’ or ‘Call Me’ to get the verification code. Remember there are limitations on obtaining verification codes, no more than 3 times a day.

Step 3 Transfer Successfully

3.1 When the target device WhatsApp account verification is successful, the program will start to generate data to the target device.

generating data that can be restored

3.2 When the data has been generated, the program will automatically transfer data to the target device.

transferring whatsapp data from iphone to android

3.3 Then all WhatsApp data has been transferred from iPhone to Android successfully, please refer to the screenshot guidelines to restore data on your target device.

transfer whatsapp from iphone to android successfully

Part 3: How to Transfer WhatsApp Messages from Android to iPhone

Step 1: Download and Install

1.1 Launch iCareFone for WhatsApp Transfer and connect two devices on your computer. And then click ‘Transfer’ to continue.

connect-android-and-ios

Note: On your Samsung device, you may need to enable USB debugging by following the screenshots.

enable USB debugging by following on screen guide of whatsapp transfer with icarefone

1.2 Here you will be asked to confirm the popup. Click ‘Yes’ to proceed to the next step.

overwritten whatsapp data on ios

Step 2: Back up WhatsApp Data

2.1 You need to back up WhatsApp data on your source device by following the screenshot instructions. If done, click ‘Continue’.

create backup on android

2.2 The program is getting data from the source device, please be patient and wait for the completion.

getting whatsapp data from android

Step 3: Verify the Source Device WhatsApp Account

3.1 To keep your WhatsApp data safe, please verify the WhatsApp account you used to create the backup by entering country code and phone number.

verify whatsapp account

3.2 After entering the information, a window pops up to notify you that you may receive a WhatsApp verification code to your source device. Click ‘Continue’ to go to verification interface.

sure to continue verifying whatsapp account

Note: The WhatsApp account on your source device may be logged out during the verification process. In order to verify successfully, please do not log in again.

3.3 When your source device receives the 6-digit code, please fill in the line and click ‘Verify’.

verifying whatsapp account

Step 4: Generate Data to Your iPhone

4.1 Once the verification is successful, your device will automatically enter the next step to generate data which will be restored on the target device.

getting whatsapp data from the source device

4.2 Before restoring data, please make sure that you have logged in WhatsApp on your iPhone, otherwise the data will not be visible. If confirmed, hit ‘Logged in’.

log in whatsapp on iphone

Note: Make sure there is enough space on the target device.

Step 5: Restore WhatsApp data to iPhone Successfully

Note: You will be asked to turn off ‘Find My iPhone’, please follow the on-screen instructions to turn off ‘Find My iPhone’ to continue.

trun off find my iphone

5.1 The software is restoring data to your iPhone. The speed of restoration will depend on the size of the data, please be patient.

restore whatsapp data to iphone

5.2 When the data is completely transferred to your device, you will see the following interface. Share it if you like.

Transfer WhatsApp Messages from Android to iOS Successfully with icarefone tool

Note: When the whole process finishes, your target device will restart.

Part 4: How to Transfer WhatsApp Messages from Android to Android

Step 1: Download and Install

1.1 Open iCareFone for WhatsApp Transfer on your computer and connect two Android devices, then click ‘Transfer’ in the middle of the bottom to start.

whatsapp transfer between two android devices guide

1.2 A message pops up to remind that the data on the target device will be overwritten. If you agree, please click ‘Yes’ to continue.

whatsapp transfer between two android devices - overwritten

Step 2: Back up WhatsApp Data

2.1 In order to transfer data to the target device, your data on the source device needs to be backed up by the following screenshot instructions. If you have completed these steps, click ‘Continue’.

enable USB Debugging for whatsapp transfer guide

Step 3: Transfer Successfully

3.1 The program is getting the data you just backed up on the source device. Don’t disconnect the devices while getting WhatsApp data.

getting whatsapp data for android device

3.2 WhatsApp data is being transferred to the target device, it may take a few minutes based on your data size.

confirm target android has logged in whatsapp with icarefone

3.3 When you see the following interface, it indicates that the WhatsApp data has been successfully transferred to the target device. You only need to follow the prompts on the target device to see the data.

confirm target android has logged in whatsapp with icarefone
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