How to Transfer WhatsApp Messages from Android to iPhone 8/X/XR/XS/X MAX

Are you ready to change your Phone to iPhone 8/X? If you are Android users you might meet with a lot of troubles in transferring files and data. For WhatsApp users, what need to do? You may consider how to copy WhatsApp messages from Android to iPhone 8/X? Read the following content and you will find the full solutions.

Solution 1: Transfer WhatsApp Messages from Android to iPhone 8/X via Email Chat

To save the messages as document and send to other device can be kind of easy for users to operate, and you can achieve WhatsApp history transfer step by step.

Step 1:Find "Settings" at WhatsApp from your Android phone, tap "Chats Settings", then choose "Email chat".

Step 2: Choose the WhatsApp history you want to transfer to your new iPhone 8/X. You will receive a notice which ask you to email with or without media. It all according to your needs.

Step 3: Login your Email on your iPhone 8/X, then input the address to the blank box and send the message information to your new iPhone.

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Besides, you should notice that the history you email is viewable but not able to sync to your WhatsApp app on your iPhone 8. And this method is not suitable for massive transfer.

Solution 2: Move WhatsApp Conversation from Samsung/HTC/Sony to iPhone 8/X Using Backup

If you are family with WhatsApp app and have heard about this method, it would save you a lot of time.

Step 1: Back up WhatsApp messages on your old Android phone, you can do this by going to: Menu >> Settings >> Chats >> Chat Backup, then click Backup button.

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Step 2: Then uninstall the WhatsApp on your Android phone, it would take you few seconds.

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Step 3: Open the WhatsApp on your iPhone 8/X, sign in with the original account which you have used in your Android phone. You will then receive a pop-up window saying that a messages backup was found.

Step 4: Click "Restore" and your WhatsApp messages will then be transferred from your android device to your new iPhone 8/X.

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Solution 3: Migrate WhatsApp Chat History from Android to iPhone 8/X through Move to iOS

If you are an Apple fan, then this app won't be unfamiliar to you. Move to iOS, an application developed by Apple company, can help users to transfer files and data from Android to iOS.

Android users are required to install it from Google Play, and you can refer to how to transfer data from Android to new iPhone for details.

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That's all about how to shift WhatsApp messages from from HTC, Samsung, Nokia, Motorola and more to iPhone 8/X , these solutions also work on other iOS model.

Extra Tip: How to Transfer WhatsApp Chats from iPhone to Android Simply

If you want to transfer WhatsApp data from iPhone to Android, you can also have a try by using iCareFone - iOS WhatsApp Transfer, Backup & Restore , which is a powerful iOS manager as well as you have no need to backup before you transfer. Here are the details.

Step 1 Launch the software on your computer and then connect your source iPhone and target Android device with it. (Trust required)

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Step 2 Click "Transfer" to launch the process. In this process, please follow the instructions on the popup windows to proceed and be patient to wait for the transferring process.


Tip: For some Android models, you can set a password for your transfer data or you can just bypass it during the process. Please notice that if you set one then enter the same password you set with the next popup window.

Step 3 The transfer process completed interface will show up after the transferring is done.


If you want to transfer WhatsApp messages from iPhone to Android without backup, then this iCareFone - iOS WhatsApp Transfer, Backup & Restore is just the appropriate one for you. It can provide not only transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to Android without backup but can restore backup files to iPhone and Android directly. Come and get it!

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