[Full Guide] How to Transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to iPhone

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 iPhone 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.

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 iPhone. We have also explained these methods in step by step guide, follow them carefully.

Method 1: The Fastest Way to Transfer WhatsApp Messages from iPhone to iPhone

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 transfer your WhatsApp messages, this is how you do it:

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

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Step 2: Click "Transfer" from main interface. Then it will pop up a window asking you to comfirm that you have logged into WhatsApp on your target iPhone. If comfirmed, then click "Already Logged"


Step 3: Next, the program will prompt you that the WhatsApp data in your target iPhone will be overwritten. If you make sure that there is no problem, then you can click "Yes" to launch the process.

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Step 4: Just wait for a while and do not disconnect your devices. When the following interface shows up, that means the transfer is completed.

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Method 2: How to Transfer WhatsApp Chats from iPhone to iPhone 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 iPhone but it won't sync conversations inside the app.

Method 3: How to Move WhatsApp from iPhone to iPhone using iCloud 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 iPhone 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 4: How to Transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to iPhone through iTunes Backup

Apart from managing music, iTunes is also a backup tool which is specially designed for iOS users. Thus, you can make use of iTunes to transfer WhatsApp messages from iPhone to iPhone with one click. But the shortage of this method is that your data will be lost because it will overwrite the current data on your target iPhone. Also, you are unable to back up data selectively, such as WhatsApp data, it will back up all files.

Here's a step by step guide to follow

  • Launch the iTunes, and connect your source iPhone to your computer first. When iTunes has detected your iPhone, click the “Mobile Phone icon” below the menu bar.
  • On the right interface, click “Back up Now”.
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  • After completed the backup, disconnect the source iPhone and then connect your target iPhone. Select “Restore from iTunes Backup”, then the backup files from the source iPhone will be transferred to your target iPhone.
  • Login with your phone number on your target iPhone, later, a pop-up windows will ask if you want to restore previous chats, just click “OK”, all your old WhatsApp conversations will be restored on this iPhone.


We have covered 4 methods which you can use to transfer WhatsApp messages from iPhone to iPhone very easily. We have shared and awesome tool - Tenorshare iCareFone which can be used keep your iPhone healthy and it can also transfer WhatsApp from your iPhone to iPhone very easily.

  Updated on 2019-09-02 / Update for  WhatsApp Tips

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