How To Backup WhatsApp From Android To iPhone (Easy Ways)

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Social media networks turn out as an essential part of our daily life. There are many social media Apps present on Play Store but Apps like Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube are on trending.

All the apps have some interesting unique features that attract people every time. Among them with more than 1 billion downloads WhatsApp rolling as the No.1 communicational app. But it is always a headache to backup WhatsApp from Android to iPhone when you switch from your device.

Apart from the normal usages people using WhatsApp also in Business field to stay updated with every projects and work.

I’m sure you also use WhatsApp on a regular basis and also have some useful conversations on it.

As the iPhones are very sophisticated and attractive with their features and design you may like to change your Android phone to the iPhone.

Then you thought about to transfer the data that are on your Android device.

You can easily move all your photos, videos, contacts, text messages and files to iPhone through an app called “move to iOS” But what happens with all the messages on WhatsApp? Will they all go into vain?

No, not at all you can also backup WhatsApp message to your brand new iPhone easily.

Continue reading this article you will get a complete Idea on how to backup WhatsApp from Android to iPhone.

Backup WhatsApp from Android to iPhone

In this article, I’m going to discuss the three easiest methods by which you can backup all your WhatsApp messages easily.

First, look at what are the methods.

Method 1 – By using Email chat.

Method 2 – By using Transfer Software.

Method 3 – By using backup trans-Android iPhone WhatsApp transfer Plus.

So, let’s start with the first one.

1. By using Email Chat

If you only want to see and read the messages on your iPhone this method will help you to get out of the puzzle how to transfer WhatsApp from Android to iPhone free.

Follow the steps below to transfer your WhatsApp messages from Android to iPhone.

Step-1

Open WhatsApp app on your Android device >> go to settings >> chats >>  chats History >> Export chats.

Step-2

Now select the chat or conversation you want to backup.

After you select the conversation a Pop-up will appear, that ask you to choose without media or Included media.

Choose WhatsApp media size
That means if you choose “without media”, only the messages will back up but if you choose “included media” both messages and media files are back up.

So, choose as per your need.

Step-3

Now you will land on sending a page, where many options are shown to you.

Click on the Email option out there.

Now type your Email address and click on send option.

Step-4

The Email that you send from your Android phone will be on your Email account.

Now open your iPhone, log in to your Email account and you will see the Email that you sent from your Android Phone.

Open that Email and you can see all the conversions with that person you had previously on your Android device.

Also, read – How to read deleted messages on WhatsApp

Note

You can only backup one conversation at a time. So make sure that you backup all the important conversation through Email before you log in to your new iPhone.

So, this is how you can backup WhatsApp from Android phone to iPhone. By using this method you can only able to read the message on your iPhone but not able to sync or open them on WhatsApp.

As this method takes a long time to backup messages and not suitable for mass transfer of WhatsApp messages and after backup these messages you can’t open them on WhatsApp. iOS doesn’t provide support to restore WhatsApp from Google drive to iPhone.

So, have a look at the other convenient methods.

Keep reading I’m coming on to the exact same point.

Also, read – How to use WhatsApp web without scanning QR code

2. By using transfer software

In this method, you have to involve your Pc and have to take in use a third-party software called Jihosoft WhatsMate.

It is a powerful and all-in-one WhatsApp tool for both Android and iOS users. Which will help you to transfer WhatsApp messages, contacts, call history between Android and iPhone?

Apart from that it can also use for backup, recover and restore WhatsApp data on both Android and iOS devices.

Notes

  • This is a paid tool but allow you to backup WhatsApp data to Pc freely.
  • Before connecting your Android phone to Pc make sure USB debugging of the Android phone is turned
  • If this program does not identify your iPhone, please install the latest version of iTunes on your Pc first.
  • Most importantly do not disconnect your Phone when the process continue otherwise you may lose data on your Phones.

Go to the link that given above and download that software on your Pc.

WhatsApp backup from Android to iPhone using WhatsMate software
Step – 1

Now follow the steps to transfer a backup from Android to iPhone.

After the download completed, install and lunch the software on your Pc and select the option Transfer WhatsApp between devices.

Step – 2

Now connect both your Android and IOS devices to Pc via a USB cable and wait until your Pc recognize both the devices.

Then flip and select your source and destination Phone.

Here you have to set your Android device as a source and ios device as the destination, in order to transfer a backup from Android to iPhone.

Transfer WhatsApp data from one device to another using WhatsMate

Step – 3

Now under the source Phone choose the WhatsApp data like ‘chat history’, ‘contacts’ and ‘calls’ that you want to transfer.

how to backup WhatsApp from Android to iPhone
After that, the software will start to copy all the WhatsApp messages from Android to iPhone.Then click on Transfer to start the process.

And when the process over you will find all your messages and media files on your new iPhone. In this way, you can restore WhatsApp chat on iPhone.

This is a very convenient way to backup WhatsApp from Android to iPhone without any hustle.

3. By using Backuptrans

This is another third-party tool but a very useful program. Like the previous method, in this, you also have to include your Pc to operate this program.

This program will allow transferring WhatsApp messages with attachments between Android and iPhone directly on Pc.

By using this software you can also backup WhatsApp messages from Android to Pc and able to restore the messages from Pc to iPhone separately.

Also, read – How to use WhatsApp on computer without phone

Here you can choose all WhatsApp messages from Android to transfer on iPhone or you can choose selective conversations for backup. Backuptrans Android WhatsApp to iPhone transfer may be for you.

Click here to download backup trans for Windows.

Click here to download backup trans for Mac.

Follow the steps given below and you will get a light on backup your WhatsApp from android to iPhone.

Step – 1

Before proceeding make sure you have the latest version of iTunes on your Pc. If you don’t have the install the latest version of iTunes first. You should be looking for version 11 or above and verify WhatsApp on your iPhone.

Step – 2

Now download and install backuptrans Android iPhone WhatsApp transfer Plus from the above given link. Download it according to your device Pc / Mac.

After the installation completed, lunch the Program.

Step – 3

Now connect your Android and iPhone device to your Pc via. USB cable in order to transfer a backup from android to iPhone.

Step – 4

Now follow the on-screen tips to recognize your devices (Android and iPhone) by the program.

Then you will receive a pop-up on your Android device for backup WhatsApp, just click Backup my data. You don’t need to enter the password.

Now check the software on your Pc and click on ‘ok’ to move to the next step.

Step – 5

Now you can able to see and read all the WhatsApp messages and media files from your Android device appears on your Pc.

WhatsApp data recovery from Android to iPhone

Step – 6

Now choose your android device from the device list from which you want to transfer WhatsApp messages.

Step – 7

From the above toolbar at the top of the program screen select and click on transfer messages from Android to iPhone

If you don’t see the option, then go to File and select transfer messages from Android to iPhone.

WhatsApp data recovery process from Android to iPhone

If you want to transfer WhatsApp messages from a particular contact, then select that contact and choose all the conversation between you two.

Then click on the option transfer messages from Android to iPhone from the above toolbar.

Step – 8

Now choose the iPhone where you have to transfer all your WhatsApp conversations and click on confirm.

select you device

Keep in mind that the WhatsApp App on your iPhone should be closed before the process begin.

This process may take some time to complete. After the process complete you will find all your WhatsApp messages has been successfully transferred on your iPhone.

This is the way Backuptrans Android WhatsApp to iPhone transfer help you.

Notes*

  • Before connecting your Android device to Pc make sure the USB debugging on your Android device is on.

Don’t know how to enable USB debugging? Follow the steps >> go to settings of your device >> click on About device >> click on Build number 7 times to enable Developer mode.

Again go to >> settings >> more >> Developer options >> Enable USB debugging.

  • If you want to operate WhatsApp on your iPhone with the same SIM number that is on your Android device, you can keep the SIM on your Android device to receive the verification SMS/calls that hold the verification code.

Which will require to activate and run WhatsApp on your iPhone?

  • Most importantly do not disconnect your Android or iPhone devices from your Pc during the transformation takes place. Otherwise, you may lose data on your Phones.

This Backuptrans Android iPhone WhatsApp transfer Plus is a very useful and professional tool for this purpose.

Apart from the facility to transfer WhatsApp messages from Android to iPhone, this software will let you to backup, export, print WhatsApp messages and even allow you to copy WhatsApp messages from iTunes to Android or iPhone on your Pc.

This software also helps you to transfer WhatsApp messages from iPhone to Android.

Conclusion

That’s it, in the above I discussed the three best methods to backup WhatsApp from Android to iPhone easily. Choose the as per your need.

The first one i.e the Email chat method is very easy to transfer WhatsApp from Android to iPhone free.

Though the next two methods are on third-party software and both are paid tools but allow you to backup WhatsApp data on Pc freely.

If these three methods will work for you then share with others and if you have any other easiest methods or tools then comment below we will be glad to hear from you.

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Pratyush Gourav

Pratyush is a technology enthusiastic guy and a content writer at KnowTechToday. He is highly passionate about smartphones, tablets, laptops and other tech gadgets. He loves to explore technologies and tries to explain it to people as simple as possible with his own words. Because he believes that keeps things simple and straight will be easy for everyone.

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