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How to Export WhatsApp Messages & Attachments to Computer?

mobiletrans By Holly McQuillan, Product Manager | Updated on March 3rd, 2022.

Try to free up space on your device? Want to export your WhatsApp messages and attachments to save them outside of your iPhone or Android Smartphone? Below is a step-by-step guide to show you how to export them to your computer via MobileTrans. Let’s dive in together.

Check this video guide for a quick look.

Step 1. Connect your phone to the computer

First of all, connect your phone to a computer and launch MobileTrans.

Note: iPhone needs to trust the computer first


Step 2. Back up WhatsApp on your phone

Go to Backup & Restore > App Backup & Restore > Backup, then choose WhatsApp. Before exporting, you need to back up WhatsApp on your phone first.

export whatsapp message

Step 3. Export messages/attachments to the computer

Now you can view backed-up WhatsApp messages and attachments and export them to your computer. Exported messages can be saved in PDF or HTML formats.

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