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How to Transfer WhatsApp Messages from Android to iPhone X/8/8 Plus?

WhatsApp is a popular communicating app on the market, which allows users to send or receive messages, media files from or to their family members, friends, etc. anytime and anywhere. What's more, WhatsApp has become one of the most popular communicating methods in the recent years. So when you're going to switch from Android to iPhone, transferring WhatsApp messages from Android to iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus or iPhone 8 for further reading or backup is an urgent thing for you. In this article, you'll learn two different ways to move Android WhatsApp messages to iPhone completely.

How to Transfer Android WhatsApp Messages to iPhone via Email Chat?

With this method, you can send WhatsApp messages to your iPhone and view them on iPhone in the form of email, but you can't open it on WhatsApp.

Here is how:

Step 1. Directly find and open WhatsApp on Android, then go to "Setting > Chats Setting > Chat History > Email Chat".

Step 2. Select the conversation you wish to send to your iPhone, then a pop-up window will appear and ask you whether to transfer WhatsApp messages with media files or not. Choose one of the option and then go to the next step.

Step 3. Now, you'll be taken to a new page, here you need to type your email account and click the "Send" button.

using email to send android whatsapp messages to iphone

Step 4. Login to your email account on iPhone, then you can see the WhatsApp messages in email directly.

See Also: Full Guide to Fix WhatsApp Issues on Android

How Can I Transfer WhatsApp Messages from Android to iPhone via Backup?

If you don't like to view WhatsApp messages with email, then there is another way to help you sync Android WhatsApp messages to iPhone - using WhatsApp Backup. How is works? Generally speaking, you need to backup WhatsApp messages with WhatsApp Backup on Android phone, then restore the backups on iPhone.

Below is the detailed steps:

Step 1. Go to "Setting > Chats > Chat backup > Back Up Now" to backup your Android WhatsApp messages.

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Step 2. Uninstall WhatsApp on Android, then turn to iPhone.

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Step 3. Run WhatsApp on iPhone and login to your WhatsApp account. When you see a message "Message Backup Found", don't hesitate to click "Restore" button to restore the backed up Android WhatsApp messages to iPhone.

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If you're choosing to use the WhatsApp Backup to reach your goal, you need to uninstall WhatsApp on Android after backing up, then install it on new iPhone.


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