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Transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to Android

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WhatsApp is a very popular app and it is widely used on smartphones, it provides countless features to keep you connected with your loved ones. You can make calls, text, send voice clips, video chat, send files and share stories etc using WhatsApp. It also provides end to end encryption to keep you conversations secure. If you are an iPhone user and deciding to try Android phone but you don't know how to transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to Android then follow this guide, we have covered some of the most common and easy to use methods you can use to transfer all of your conversations from iPhone to an Android phone.

How to Transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to Android

There are number of methods you can use to achieve this goal but we have listed some of the most simplest methods you can try to transfer your conversations from an iPhone to Android. We have also explained these methods in step by step guide, follow them carefully.

Method 1 :Transfer WhatsApp Messages from iPhone to Android using Email Chat

As simple it sounds, you will use a feature of WhatsApp where you can send all your messages to any other phone via Email. It is very simple to do just follow these steps:

Step 1: Open WhatsApp on your iPhone and go to "Settings".

Step 2: New Screen will appear, tap "Chat settings".

Step 3: Now tap "Email Chat" from list of options.

Step 4: Next you will need to select WhatsApp history that you will like to migrate.

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Step 5: It will prompt you to send it with media or without media, choose accordingly. One thing must be noted here that if you decide to send media and attachments along with chat then it will take larger size and more time to transfer.

Step 6: Now, simply type email and tap "Send".

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Step 7: Now, login to your email on your Android Phone, you will be able to see all of your conversation.

The only downside of this method is that it can transfer all messages from iPhone to Android but it won't sync conversations inside the app.

Method 2: Transfer WhatsApp Messages from iPhone to Android using Backup

This method involves using backup feature of WhatsApp to save messages and then restoring it back again on another device which is Android in this case. If you want to know how to transfer WhatsApp messages from iPhone to Android then follow this method. This is how you can do it in step by step procedure:

Step 1: The very first thing you need to do is backing up your WhatsApp Messages on your old device(iPhone).

Step 2: Open WhatsApp on your iPhone and open "Settings", a new screen will show up on screen.

Step 3: Now, tap "Chats Backup" from the list of options.

Step 4: You will be able to see latest backups and you can also manually backup by tapping "Back Up Now" button.

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Step 5: Now uninstall WhatsApp from your iPhone and install it on your Android phone.

Step 6: Once installed, open it and register your number, a window will pop saying backup is found, simply tap "Restore". WhatsApp conversation from iPhone will be transferred to Android.

Method 3: Transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to Android through Restoring a Backup

This method involves use of WhatsApp backup file for transferring purpose, if you want to know how to transfer WhatsApp chats from iPhone to Android then follow this method. Follow below steps carefully:

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to PC but don't start iTunes yet.

Step 2: Open command prompt (RUN : cmd) or terminal. Then search for a folder named "whatsapp". You have to use command line:"dir" to see visible contents of the current folder, "dir\a" to see all contents (including the hidden and system) of the current folder or "cd [folder]" to change directory (change folder to). Copy the folder "whatsapp" to your system by using copy [source] [destination].

Step 3:Now connect your Android phone to PC and copy the backup file into internal storage. 

Step 4: Launch WhatsApp on your Android phone, after verifying your phone number, simply tap "Restore" when prompted. Once the progress is done, all of your chats will be restored on your Android Phone.

Extra Tip : Transfer and Backup WhatsApp Messages using TenorShare iCareFone

Tenorshare iCareFone is all in one iPhone care taker which comes with 6 small tools further sub divided meeting different situations and requirements. It takes care of problems like iOS stuck, performance fixes, data transferring utility and backup wizard. It can fix vast variety of iOS problems and fortunately you can use it to backup your WhatsApp messages, this is how you do it:

Step 1: Download iCareFone on your PC, launch it and connect your iPhone to PC via USB Cable.

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Step 2: Click "Backup and Restore" from main interface.

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Step 3: You will see several things on interface, select "WhatsApp & Attachments" and then click "Backup" to start the process.

Step 4: Once the process is done click "Export to PC" and save the data on your computer.

We have covered some methods which you can use to transfer WhatsApp messages from iPhone to Android phone very easily. At the end we have also shared and awesome tool which can be used keep your iPhone healthy and it can also transfer WhatsApp from your iPhone to PC very easily.

/ Posted by Jenefey Aaron to WhatsApp Tips Follow @Jenefey Aaron