Apart from having a large number of choices between Android phones by taking the rates and quality in mind, there are many people who still want to upgrade their smartphones to iPhone. With the launch of iPhone 7 and 7 Plus we now have a large storage capacity at our disposal and hence there are many who want to migrate from Android to iPhone. With the migration, certain important data should also need to be transferred between these two operating systems as well.
While we change our smartphone we definitely would like our WhatsApp data to be transferred as well with utmost priority. Just like we can transfer files from Android to Mac it is very simple to transfer the data between Android and iOS including WhatsApp. So let us go through three different ways to transfer your WhatsApp data from Android to iOS.
How to Backup, Restore and Transfer WhatsApp Data from Android to iPhone: 3 Methods Explained
Method #1: Transfer with Local Backup
Step #1. Launch WhatsApp app on your Android phone.
Step #2. Tap on the 3 vertical dots on the top right of your screen.
Step #3. Tap on Settings.
Step #4. Tap on Chat first and then chat backup.
Step #5. Tap on Backup.
Over here you need to know that everyday WhatsApp takes an automatic backup at 2 AM, no matter which country you live in. So you need to take this backup from your Android phone to your new iPhone when you are changing your smartphones. Once you are on WhatsApp on your iPhone after completing the necessary process, tap on ‘Restore’ when WhatsApp prompts you to restore the data.
Method #2: By Google Drive
Step #1. The process is given in the ‘Method #1’ above should be followed here too but in addition, you need to tap on the green ‘BACKUP’ button and hence your WhatsApp data can be saved to your Google Drive.
Step #2. Now on your new iPhone, you should log into the same Google account in which you have stored your WhatsApp data via Google Drive. When you are logged in you will see a green RESTORE button after you follow the steps given in Method 1, so just tap on that button.
WhatsApp app will automatically start restoring data on your iPhone from the Google Drive.
Method #3: Transfer WhatsApp Data via Email
Step #1. Launch your WhatsApp on your Android phone.
Step #2. Tap on the three vertical dots on the top right corner of your screen.
Step #3. Move on to Settings.
Step #4. Now, tap on Chats and then on Chat history.
Step #5. Tap on Email chat.
Step #6. Select the chat you want to email, then select ‘ATTACH MEDIA’ or ‘WITHOUT MEDIA’ option as per your liking.
Note: You can email individual chats only and not all at one go.
Step #8. Now select your email option and write the email address you want to store this data, and then tap on Send.
Step #10. Finish the entire necessary requirement after downloading WhatsApp on your new iPhone.
Step #11. You will be prompted to restore message, including your emails with WhatsApp chats, Tap on Restore.
This is it! Isn’t it simple to transfer your WhatsApp data from Android to iPhone in these 3 easy methods? Do let us know how you experienced about this process here in the comments or on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus.