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[FREE]How to Save WhatsApp Chat on PC Quickly

by Jenefey Aaron   Updated on 2020-07-31 / Update for  WhatsApp

WhatsApp is one of the most popular chatting platforms in the world. So, it is natural for the users to have important conversion via the platform, which they might want to save for later use. Needless to say, WhatsApp comes with a dedicated backup system that can be easily activated from the settings. But there are more efficient ways to do it. So, if you want to know how to save WhatsApp chat on PC, then read our article below.

Part 1: Fastest and Free Way on How to Save WhatsApp Chat on PC

Well, the most efficient way to save WhatsApp chats on PC would be to use professional software.

There are a lot of programs with such capabilities available on the internet but recommend using Tenorshare iCareFone. It is an effective software, works fast and available for free. So, it fits all the requirements. And it also can transfer WhatsApp messages from iPhone to Android, move WhatsApp cchat from Android to iPhone. More features please click here.

Now, let's check out its operational procedure. Here's the guide on how to save a WhatsApp chat history on PC.

  • Download and install Tenorshare iCareFone on your computer or Mac.
  • Then, connect your iPhone to the computer, run iCareFone and click on the 'Backup & Restore' tab.

    how to save WhatsApp web chat on PC iCareFone
  • In the following window, you will see different file types with boxes beside them. Check the boxes beside the file types "WhatsApp & Attachments" to start back ingup.

    how to save WhatsApp chat on PC
  • Now cick on the 'Backup' button below. The iCareFone is starting to backing up WhatsApp & WhatsApp attachments. Some minutes later the backup will complete and you can check the backup files with iCareFone.

    how to save WhatsApp chat history on PC iCareFone

One of the best parts of using iCareFone is that you will be able to back up selected files. Namely, the WhatsApp chats only. It is fast, simple, and comes with a gorgeous interface.

Part 2: Official But Complicated Method on How to Save WhatsApp Chat Text on PC

Although there are 3rd party professional programs available that are capable of backup and even restoring WhatsApp chats on PC, WhatsApp is also equipped with a restore feature.

Sure, restoring chats to the PC via WhatsApp is complicated, but it is the official method that is available for free.

Now, the WhatsApp chats are backed up daily on your smartphone. You can also set WhatsApp to back up chats periodically to Google Drive. These are the general options. Let's check out the steps below.

  • First, open WhatsApp.
  • Then, open a group, or chats with an individual.
  • Then, tap on 'More Options', signified by 3 dots.
  • After that, tap on 'More' and then tap on 'Export Chat'.

After that, you will have to choose if you want to export them with or without media. Finally, an email will be created where all your chat history will appear as an attachment in the form of a .txt document.

Part 3: How do I Transfer WhatsApp Chat History from Computer to iPhone

Now, we have already discussed multiple ways to save WhatsApp chats on a PC. You have the official way, which is less effective and more complicated. While we have also discussed the easy and effective method which is Tenorshare iCareFone. Now, it is high time we disclose the procedure to transfer chat history from a computer to an iPhone.

Well, several methods come to mind for this data transfer, but iCareFone would be most effective. Yes, the same Tenorshare iCareFone that we recommended for backing up the Chat data on your PC can also be used for restoring them. As usual, the procedure is very simple.

  • After the installation of iCareFone connects the iPhone, run the program, and click on the 'Backup & Restore' tab on the main interface.
  • Then, click on 'To View or Restore Previous Backup Files' option, visible on the bottom left side of the window.

    iCareFone transfer chat history from computer to iPhone
  • A list of backup files will be displayed. Select a file; if it is encrypted, you will have to provide a password for it.

    restore WhatsApp from PC to iPhone with iCareFone
  • Now, the file inside the backup will be accessible to you. Select the files you want and click on the 'Restore' button below.

    transfer WhatsApp messages to new phone through iCareFone

This way, you will be able to restore selected files fast and easily.


Therefore, you have 2 answers for; how to save WhatsApp chat text on PC. You can use the official method, which is effective but a complicated one. Besides it, you have Tenorshare iCareFone available to you, which is capable of both backup and restoration of WhatsApp chat data in a more efficient manner.