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How To Transfer WhatsApp Chats From Android To iOS?

Written by Rony Shaji

You may be searching for the solution to the question “How To Transfer WhatsApp Chats From Android To iOS?” and you are at the right place. In this tutorial, I am planning to write a detailed tutorial on how to transfer Whatsapp Chats from Android to iOS as many people are messaging to post about it. Genuinely speaking it is a complex task to transfer the chat unless you have a rooted Android phone. 




For me, the method I am going to mention in the tutorial works without any root access. But some people says that it will work on the rooted phone only. You have to try it yourself to check whether it is working for you. I will explain the steps in detail and you just need to follow the basic steps.

In this small tutorial, I am planning to cover the following things.

  • How To Transfer WhatsApp Chats From Android To iOS?
  • How To Backup WhatsApp Chats From Android To PC?

You can check the method mentioned below and comment whether it is working for you. Without wasting the time we can check the method to Transfer WhatsApp Chats From Android To iOS and let’s see how it works.

How To Transfer WhatsApp Chats From Android To iOS?

Many people need to shift from one operating system to another and the problem comes while thinking about the apps we use in our old mobiles. If we shift to new OS, all the data get stuck with the old device and sometimes it is difficult to lose the data, especially in the case of Whatsapp.

Here I came up with a solution to the problem and now you can transfer the Whatsapp chats and files to your new operating system. It is easy to transfer the chats from one Android to Android.

How To Transfer WhatsApp Chats From Android To Android?

It is very easy to transfer Whatsapp Chats from Android To Android as compared to transfer to iOS. Just follow the steps.

STEP 1: Backup the Whatsapp chat as usual by going through Settings >> Chats >> Chat Backup >> Backup

STEP 2: Install Whatsapp in your new mobile and verify it. Then you can easily restore from the Google Drive as usual. (You need to sync the same Google account to your new phone).

It takes less than minutes and you can easily do it.

Transfer WhatsApp Chats From Android To iOS

In this section, I will explain the method to transfer Whatsapp chats from Android to iOS easily without much difficulty. It is easy to transfer from a rooted Android to iOS, but this method works for the non-rooted as well.

Using Backup Feature

You can use the usual backup ways to restore the Whatsapp chat.

STEP 1: Backup your Whatsapp chat as usual by going to Settings >> Chats >> Chat Backup >> Backup. You must backup it to your Google Drive as it can be accessed from the iPhone.

STEP 2: Install Whatsapp in your iPhone and verify your number. Then they might ask to restore the chats and you can backup the chats from the drive easily.

NOTE: Personally I didn’t try this method and it is shared by one of my friends. You can try this. If this is not working, we have another method which is easy. Just follow the steps and transfer WhatsApp Chats from Android to iOS.

Using Backuptrans Android iPhone WhatsApp Transfer Software

Some people said that you need rooted access to use this feature. But it works for me, without any root access. You can try it yourself.

STEP 1: You need to install the latest version of iTunes in your computer to transfer the WhatsApp data. You must run the latest version of the iTunes on your computer.

STEP 2: Backup your chats in Whatsapp by going through Settings >> Chats >> Chat Backup >> Backup

STEP 3: You have to turn on the “USB Debugging” option in Android to transfer the chats. Just go to Settings >> Developer Options >> Enable USB Debugging.

STEP 4: Install “Android WhatsApp to iPhone Transfer” software in your computer with the Android phone connected to the computer.

Transfer WhatsApp Chats From Android To iOS

STEP 5: Now you are connected to the computer and “Backuptrans WA Sync” will be installed on your mobile. (They may ask for authorisation in Android, just authorize)

STEP 6: If you have done all things properly, we can see the loading option. After some time all the messages will be retrieved and show on the software.

STEP 7: Now click on the first icon (Backup Messages) and it will create a backup (you can name the backup as you like)

STEP 8: The chats are backed up locally and you can see the backup below Local Databases.

STEP 9: Install WhatsApp on your iPhone and verify it. Then connect your iPhone to the computer.(Your phone must automatically be detected by the computer. If not, install proper phone drivers)

STEP 10: After detecting your phone, Just go to the local database available and right on it and select “Transfer Messages from Database to iPhone”.

STEP 11: Now select your phone and confirm.

STEP 12: That’s all…all your messages will be restored to the iPhone.

NOTE: The trail version of this software allows you to restore only 20 messages. You need to purchase it or download it from somewhere to backup all messages. Sometimes you need the rooted access to perform the function.

For Rooted Android Mobile Phones

To transfer WhatsApp Chats from Android to iOS in rooted device, you just need to install the software named “Jihosoft WhatsMate”. It can easily transfer the Whatsapp chats and files to another phone.

STEP 1: Install Jihosoft WhatsMate on your computer.

STEP 2: Connect your Android to your computer and open the software.

STEP 3: You can see options to backup, restore, transfer etc. Select the one you need and transfer the chats to your iPhone.

Conclusion

From the tutorial, you can now easily transfer Whatsapp Chats from Android to iOS easily without much difficulty. If you have any doubt, just ask in the comment box, I will reply with the solution. Personally, I tried the method and it is working fine for me. Also, check out the other related posts in our blog. If you need the software, just comment and I will try to provide you the software. I will back with another cool tutorial and have a nice time.

How To Transfer WhatsApp Chats From Android To iOS?
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Rony Shaji

Hi, I'm Rony Shaji. I've started blogging back in 2012 and eventually turned into a part time blogger.I am now 23 years old and completed B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering. I'm presently working out on many event blogs myself and in team. Follow me on Facebook

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