We all know the Importance of WhatsApp in our daily routine in official work as well as personal work. In case, you are moving to a Brand new iPhone or another Android phone, then with all your device data like Contacts, Photos, Videos etc., Are you also worry how to transfer WhatsApp Messages/ Chats, WhatsApp Images or other Media files to your new smartphone?

Do you know?

In this article, you will get 2 Simple methods through which you can easily transfer all of your WhatsApp Data from your one smartphone to another. WhatsApp has so many hidden features, that most of us don’t know. One of this is to backup of your WhatsApp Data and its portability option. Do you know, How to Hide Chats in WhatsApp without using any tool? Read Here.

Transfer WhatsApp Data from Android to iPhone or Vice-Versa

Below explained methods can be used to transfer WhatsApp data from one Smartphone to another whether it is Android, iPhone or Windows. Here we only talk about the methods in which you don’t need to buy any third party app or tool. Let’s get started:

Method 1: Transfer WhatsApp Messages via Local Backup

Method 2: Transfer WhatsApp Messages via Google Drive

Guys, in our earlier article, We have explained how you can convert WhatsApp Chats in Text or readable format, Read here.

Method 1: Transfer WhatsApp Messages via Local Backup

If you have followed our earlier articles on Whatsapp, then you must have known that WhatsApp automatically creates a local Backup on daily basis at 02:00 AM (Local time) and that Backup is stored in your device storage. So, in this method, we gonna move these database files from our old phone to new phone through SD Card, Pen Drive or any other method.

Just follow the steps:

Step 1: Before transferring Database file, first take full Backup of WhatsApp messages. for this, Open Whatsapp Settings –> Go to ‘Chats’ –> Tap on ‘Chat Backup’. 

Transfer Whatsapp messages from Android to iPhone with local backup

Step 2. Here just tap on ‘Back Up’ button, it will update local Backup as well as Google Drive Backup. You can easily notice ‘Last Backup time’ for Local and Google Drive.

Transfer Whatsapp messages from Android to iPhone with local backup

Step 3: Now Let’s locate the created Local Backup in your Device storage, Go to Device Internal Storage –> WhatsApp Folder –> here you will get “Databases” folder.

Transfer Whatsapp messages from Android to iPhone with local backup

Step 4: All stage is set, just install Whatsapp in your Smartphone and after the verification of your Mobile number, it will look for Backup and click on ‘Restore’ Button to complete the process.

That’s It. Now you have successfully transferred all the WhatsApp messages from Android Device to iPhone or any other smartphone.

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Method 2: Transfer WhatsApp Messages via Google Drive (Only Android)

As you can also sync WhatsApp Backup to Google Drive, by just adding a Google account. As explained above, when we started ‘Backup’, it will automatically sync WhatsApp messages, Media files to Google Drive automatically. You can also set the frequency of backup to Google Drive.

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If you don’t want to move databases file manually to another phone for transferring WhatsApp data, then here is Method 2, Restore WhatsApp Chat from Google Drive to New Android Device. It’s the best method as you will also get all media files e.g. WhatsApp Images, WhatsApp Videos, WhatsApp VoiceNote etc. into WhatsApp account (if you have Sync WhatsApp Media files also). Let’s start the procedure:

Step 1: First Sync Latest Backup on Google Drive from your Old device, as shown in above method.

Step 2: Once done, Install WhatsApp on your new Android Device and after completion of the mobile number verification process, it will start looking for Backups.

Transfer WhatsApp Data from Android to iPhone With google Drive

On the pop-up window, it will ask to give it permission to check your Google Account for backups. Allow it and Add your that Google Account, if not already added, on which Backup has been synced.

Step 3: Once you added Google Account, it will show you the Backup. Now tap on ‘Restore’ button to restore WhatsApp from Google Drive to iPhone or any other smartphone.

Transfer WhatsApp Data from Android to iPhone With google Drive

Step 4: Initially it will restore only WhatsApp Messages so that you can quickly view your WhatsApp Chat window and start messaging. And WhatsApp Media will get restored automatically in the background.

Transfer WhatsApp Data from Android to iPhone With google Drive

That’ It. This method is so easy. am I right? If you Google for Transferring Tools, then you will get lots of tools, but most of them are paid and rest of them will not work perfectly.

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Bonus: At Last, for your iphone, you can also use any Third party tool to transfer WhatsApp data from Android to iPhone device. Here are some tools you may try: yolisoft , Backuptrans, AndroidTrans.

You may have to spend some money to get the full version of these tools, but these tools make whole your migration WhatsApp Data process very easy.

So, here we have shared two completely Free tricks that you can do easily. We hope you will definitely gonna like this article. If yes, then do share this with your friends. Also, share with us your experience and difficulty if any, in the comment section below.

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