How to Backup, Restore & Transfer WhatsApp Messages

Any iOS Data Manager—WhatsApp Transfer, Backup & Restore enables you to backup WhatsApp to PC, restore WhatsApp backup from iPhone to Android & iOS devices, as well as transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to Android, iPhone to iPhone, iPhone to iPad.

Download this WhatsApp manager tool and get to know how to use it.

Part 1: One Click to Backup WhatsApp iPhone Free

This WhatsApp backup and restore tool allows you to backup WhatsApp chat, messages, etc. from iPhone to computer with one click.

Step 1: Connect your iOS device to computer with USB cable. Then click Backup & Restore on the top. And choose WhatsApp Backup & Restore to backup WhatsApp in iPhone/iPad/iPod.

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Step 2: This software allows you to backup WhatsApple to PC, please click Backup WhatsApp.

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Step 3: While backing up your WhatsApp data, please do not disconnect the device to avoid losing data. The backing up time depends on how large your backing file is. The larger the file, the longer it takes.

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Step 4: You WhatsApp backup files has been backed up and saved in the computer successfully.

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Part 2: One Click to Restore WhatsApp Backup to iPhone/iPad

iOS Data Manager—WhatsApp Restore enables you to restore WhatsApp backup from iPhone to new phone. Follow the steps below to get to know how to restore WhatsApp backup from iPhone to iPhone.

Step 1: First of all, connect your device to computer with a cable, and select Backup & Restore on the top, and then please click Restore WhatsApp.

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Step 2: The software will automatically detect the available iPhone WhatsApp backups that you once created and saved in computer. You can preview the backup details including iPhone model, iPhone name, backup size, backup date, etc.

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Note: If you've enlabed "Find My iPhone", you need to turn it off.

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Step 3: Ensure that you turn off Find My iPhone, choose the file you want to restore to iPhone, and tap on Restore to iOS.

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Notes:

  • Make sure that you've logged into WhatsApp on your iPhone.
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  • To restore WhatsApp back to new phone, the old WhatsApp data in your iPhone will be overwritten. If you sure you want to continue, please select Yes.
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Step 4: Restoring WhatsApp backup to iPhone, please wait for a while. The time of restoring depends on how large your backup file is! Do not disconnect the device to avoid data lost.

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Step 5: After a while, the WhatsApp messages have been restored to iPhone successfully. You can view them on your iPhone now.

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Part 3: How to Restore WhatsApp Backup to Android

Also, you may change your iPhone to Android for new experience. Therefore, you need to restore WhatsApp backup from iPhone to Android. Now, follow these steps to restore WhatsApp backup from iPhone to Android.

Step 1: First of all, connect your device to computer with a cable, and select Backup & Restore on the top, and then click Restore WhatsApp. The software will automatically detect the available iPhone WhatsApp backups that you once created and saved in computer.

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Step 3: Connect your Android device to computer, and tap "Restore to Android".

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Notes:

  • Make sure that you've logged into WhatsApp on your Android device.
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  • To restore WhatsApp back to new phone, the WhatsApp data in your Android device will be overwritten. If you sure you want to continue, please select Yes.
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Step 4: A window will pop up on your Android device, please select "BACKUP MY DATA". If passcode is required, please enter passcode first and then click "BACKUP MY DATA".

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Notes: If you've set up a passcode for the backup file, please enter the passcode in the pop-up window.
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Step 5: After you select BACKUP MY DATA in your Android device, it will start restoring WhatsApp data. The time it take depends on how large the backup file is! Please wait patiently.

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Step 6: Again, you'll see a pop-up dialog on your device, please click "RESTORE MY DATA" to continue.

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Step 7: Now, just wait patiently and your WhatsApp messages have been restored to Android phone successfully.

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Part 4: How to Transfer Whatsapp from iPhone to iPhone

This WhatsApp Transfer tool support to transfer WhatsApp to new phone directly, you don't need to backup whatsapp first. This part will show you how to transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to new iPhone/iPad.

Step 1: Launch iOS Data Manager and select WhatsApp Transfer tab on the main interface. Connect both the source and target device to computer. You can see the device name to confirm you correctly select the source iPhone and target iPhone.

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Step 2: Prior transfer, please make sure that you've logged into WhatsApp on the target iPhone.

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Step 3: Also, the WhatsApp data in the target iPhone will be overwritten.

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Step 4: Transferring WhatsApp data, please wait for a while. The time of transfer depends on the WhatsApp data in your source device. Please do not disconnect the device to avoid data lost.

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Step 5: All your WhatsApp data are transferred successfully to the new phone.

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Part 5: How to Transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to Android

Someone will change iPhone to Android for new experience. So, you will need to transfer WhatsApp messages from iPhone to Android to keep history. This part will show you how to transfer WhatsApp messages from iPhone to Android, please follow these steps to make WhatsApp transfer.

Step 1: Launch this program and choose "WhatsApp Transfer" from the main menu. Connect the source iPhone and target Android phone to computer.

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Notes:

  • Prior to transfer, please make sure that you've logged into WhatsApp on your Android device, or the transfer will fail.
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  • The WhatsApp data in the Android phone will be overwritten. If you sure you want to continue, please select Yes to confirm this action.
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Step 2: It will start to transfer WhatsApp messages to Android device, please do not disconnect the device, otherwise you will lose the WhatsApp data. While transferring WhatsApp data to Android, the device will restart in the process of transfer.

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Step 3: During WhatsApp transfer, a window will pop up on your Android device, please click "BACKUP MY DATA" to continue. If a passcode is required, please enter passcode first and then click "BACKUP MY DATA".

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Notes: If you've set up a passcode for the backup file, please enter the passcode in the pop-up window.
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Step 4: Transferring WhatsApp data, wait patiently, it will restart in the process of transfer. Please do not disconnect the device!

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Notes: In the popup window on your Android device, please click "RESTSORE MY DATA" to continue.
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Step 5: Wait for a while, the time it takes depends on how large the files is! Finally, your WhatsApp messages have been transferred to Android from iPhone successfully.

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Part 6: How to Transfer WhatsApp from Android to iPhone

Nowadays, many Android users can't take their eyes out of the promise land of iPhone and bought a ticket to join the Apple club, however, it's often an unnerving to say goodbye to your WhatsApp data when you switch to a new phone. In this post, I will tell you how to transfer WhatsApp from Android to iPhone.

Step 1: Download and install this software on your computer and launch this application and navigate to the "WhatsApp Transfer" function on the upper toolbar, then you'll see the following interface.

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Step 2: Connect the source device (Android) to computer. Remember to enable USB debugging mode on Android device before connection. The specific steps about enabling USB debugging on an Android Device are as follows.

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Notes:

  • If you can't find or enable USB debugging option according to the screen instructions, try to click the "Enable USB debugging according to phone brand" option on the right bottom. It will give the specific steps according to your phone brand.
  • If you already enabled USB debugging, but the program does not proceed, please click "Device still won't connect after enabling USB debugging" option on the bottom. Follow the instructions to switch the USB connection mode to MTP. Just make sure you need to enable USB debugging again after selecting MTP.
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Step 3: After successfully enabling "USB Debugging" mode, you also need to authorize the computer on Android device and click "OK" on the pop-up window. If the authorization prompt does not appear in the device, click "Show Again".

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Step 4. Connect your target device (iPhone) to computer. You need to unlock it and tap Trust on the device.

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Step 5: Now, both source device and target device are connected. You can click "Transfer" button to continue. You need to make sure that Android device on the left side as the Source while the iOS device on the right. If not, you can click the circle button to change their position. By the way, you can view the device's name to confirm your judgment.

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Notes:

  • If your Android device is Xiaomi or Redmi, you need to toggle "Enable Via USB" option in the device. (You can find this option in "USB debugging" screen.)
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  • Please remember to turn off your "Find My iPhone" in your iPhone if you've enabled it.
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  • If you have set a backup password on your iOS device, please enter it before transferring. Then click OK to move on.

Step 6: To avoid data loss, it is recommended to backup your WhatsApp data on Android device, this is particularly important in case something goes wrong. Here just tap WhatsApp Settings > Go to Chats –> Chat Backup

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Step 7: Prior to transfer, please confirm that you have logged into the WhatsApp account on your targeted device, otherwise the transfer process will be failed.

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Step 8: Also, you shall see a warning that the original WhatsApp data in target device will be overwritten after transferring, if you confirm this, tap "Yes" to proceed on.

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Step 9: Now, the process is launching, the transfer process will take a while. Ensure that keep two devices being connected with computer while transferring, otherwise the transfer process will end up with failure. The transfer time depends on the size of the WhatsApp data and the network bandwidth. Just sit tight until process in completed.

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Note:

  • During this process, your Android device will restart. This is normal and please keep device connected. You need to enable USB debugging again after the Android device restarts and permit an authorization on computer.
  • If your Android device is Xiaomi or Redmi, you'll get a pop-up window where you can tap "Install" on device. Please tap the "Install" button. If you don't see the prompt window, please click "Show again" on the program.
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  • For OPPO users, when prompted, please follow the on-screen instruction to install. If the installation prompt does not appear on the device, click "Show again" on the program.
  • For other Android devices, please find and turn on the "Install Via USB" option in "USB debugging" screen, and then click "Show again" on the program. You'll see the Install option appears on the device screen. Click "Install" to continue.
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Step 10: In the process of transfer, when you see the prompt appears on your Android device, please click "BACKUP MY DATA". Please click the Show Again if you do not receive the prompt on your Android phone.

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Note:

  • If the BACKUP MY DATA is being greyed out, you should enter password first in the password entry box to proceed on.
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  • If you've created a password for the WhatsApp backup in previous step, you'll need to enter the password again in the prompt window to continue.
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Step 11: That's It. Now you successfully transfer WhatsApp messages from Android to iPhone.

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Part 7: How to Transfer WhatsApp From Android To Android

If you're an Android user attempting to buy a new Android device with better performance, you may be concerned about how to transfer WhatsApp messages from Android to Android and make sure nothing is lost during this process. Here, you are landing on the right page, I will tell you how to transfer WhatsApp data from Android to Android.

Step 1: Run this software after downloading and installing and choose WhatsApp Transfer from the main menu.

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Step 2: After connecting the source device (Android device) that need to be transferred, and then switch on the "USB Debugging" mode, you can follow the operation from the on-screen instruction. Please noted that, the way to enable USB debugging mode is varied from one Android device to other. Though the basic remain the same.

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Notes:

  • If you can't find or enable USB debugging option according to the screen instructions, try to click the "Enable USB debugging according to phone brand" option on the right bottom. It will give the specific steps according to your phone brand.
  • If you already enabled USB debugging, but the program does not proceed, please click "Device still won't connect after enabling USB debugging" option on the bottom. Follow the instructions to switch the USB connection mode to MTP. Just make sure you need to enable USB debugging again after selecting MTP.
  • switch to mtp

Step 3: After that you'll see a prompt asking if you want to authorize USB debugging for this specific computer, please click "OK". If this prompt does not appear on the device, click" Show again" on the program.

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Step 4: Connecting the Android device in the same method and selecting old Android phone as the source device, whereas mark the new Android device as the destination device. Also, you can confirm this according to the device name. after all set, click Transfer to move on.

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Step 5: Please noted that you must log into the same WhatsApp account on the destination device after the transfer. Otherwise you can't see the transferred data in the destination phone.

logged whatsapp android

Step 6: Also, the original WhatsApp data in the targeted device will be replaced.

whatsapp overwritten on android

Step 7: Now, the software will transfer WhatsApp data from Android to Android, please do not discontinue either devices until the process ends. And how long this takes will hinge on how large the file is and how quickly the network can transmit the data.

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Step 8:During the WhatsApp transfer, you may see a popup window like below. Please follow these steps to backup your WhatsApp data in the source device. Click "I've already backed up" to continue if you already backup.

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Step 9: When you come to this step, it means the transfer is almost complete. You just need to do a few more steps to see the transferred WhatsApp data in the targeted device. Please follow the onscreen instructions correctly.

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