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How to Transfer WhatsApp Between iOS and Android Phones?

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

Are you still worry that you will lose your WhatsApp data after buying a new phone? If you'd like to transfer WhatsApp messages from old to a new phone, our MobileTrans can satisfy your needs, regardless of Android OS or iOS phones. It supports to transfer both WhatsApp messages and media files from iOS to Android and from Android to iOS.

Step 1. Launch MobileTrans on your computer

Firstly launch MobileTrans software on your computer and select the "WhatsApp Transfer" module.

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After you click on the "WhatsApp Transfer", select the "WhatsApp" tab and click the "Transfer" or "Transfer and Merge" feature from here.

If you choose "Transfer", the original WhatsApp messages on the target device will be covered. So, you'll only get the transferred WhatsApp messages. If you choose "Transfer and Merge", your WhatsApp messages on the target device won't be covered and deleted. You'll have the messages merged and combined.

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Step 2. Connect both phones to your computer

Connect both smartphones to your computer. Our software will load the messages and media attachments before you transfer.

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Step 3. Start to transfer WhatsApp messages

  • Click on the "Start" button and wait until it completes the transfer.
  • You can flip the source and destination phone as you requested. When you transfer from Android to iOS phones, it will merge both chats.
  • transfer messages whatsapp android to ios

    Step 4. Transfer completed

    You'd better not move or touch the phone during the transfer. After it completes transferring like the image below, you can disconnect the phones and check if you view the transferred WhatsApp data on the target device.

    transfer messages whatsapp android to ios 2

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