How to Move WhatsApp from Android to iPhone

EelPhone author Alex Scott, 13 May, 2019

Summary

How to transfer WhatsApp chats from Android to iPhone? When we need to backup WhatsApp messages from Android to iPhone, we can move WhatsApp chat from Android to iPhone directly, we can also backup WhatsApp chat history from Android to iPhone. And transfer WhatsApp messages from Android to iOS for free.


One most important thing when we transfer models from Android to iPhone is the data migrate between two phones when two phones are in a different operating system, it's more difficult to move data from one phone to another one for us.

Especially for those who use WhatsApp, we should transfer WhatsApp from one to another. In fact, we already provide the way to transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to Android, it's same to transfer WhatsApp from Android to iPhone. We also have the freeway to save WhatsApp chats from Android to iPhone. At the same time, whatever Android model and whatever ios model: iPhone XS / XS Max / XR / X / 8/ 7 / 6s / 6 / 5s / 5c / 4S / 4 , or iPad, we can use Eelphone Restore Social APP, with which we have two methods to transfer WhatsApp from Android to iPhone: one is to move WhatsApp messages from Android to iPhone directly by connecting two phones to computer at the same time; another method to transfer WhatsApp chat history from Android to iPhone by backing up Android WhatsApp to computer firstly, and then restore WhatsApp messages to iPhone from the backup files.

Part 1: How to Move WhatsApp from Android to iPhone for Free


This method is suitable for those who going to transfer from Android to iPhone, look at the method to free chat backup WhatsApp Android to iPhone, restore WhatsApp messages from Android to iPhone via backup-GoogleDrive, we need enough storage to backup WhatsApp chat on Android phone, then restore WhatsApp from backup to iPhone.

Step 1: Open Android phone and sign the WhatsApp account which you want to transfer WhatsApp messages from Android to iPhone.
Step 2: After getting into WhatsApp account, find out Settings> Chats> Chat Backup> Backup Up Now to backup WhatsApp messages on Android.
Step 3: It takes a few minutes to backup WhatsApp messages, once backed up WhatsApp, uninstall WhatsApp in Android, and take out your iPhone.
Transfer WhatsApp from Android to iPhone

Step 4: Install WhatsApp on your iPhone, and log into WhatsApp with the same account as an account in Android.
Step 5: Be careful, during the process of loading into WhatsApp, we are asked if restore from backup file, tap on yes, or you will miss the only free way to move WhatsApp from Android to iPhone.
Transfer WhatsApp from Android to iPhone
Just wait to transfer WhatsApp chats from Android to iPhone, in few minutes you can move WhatsApp messages from Android to ios. But if you missed the freeway to transfer WhatsApp from Android to iPhone, turn to the part 2 section, we have other ways to transfer WhatsApp messages from Android to iPhone.

Part 2: How to Backup your WhatsApp Messages from Android to iPhone


When we missed the freeway to transfer WhatsApp from Android to iPhone, or we can't move WhatsApp from Android to iPhone with the freeway, we can use Eelphone Restore Social APP-Android WhatsApp to iPhone transfer. For WhatsApp, we provide two wayS to transfer messages from Android iPhone with Android WhatsApp to iPhone transfer.

Transfer WhatsApp from Android to iPhone Directly

Two phones in hand, we can transfer WhatsApp messages from Android to iPhone directly by plugging two phones to a computer at the same time.


Step 1: Click on Download from above, you can download it to your Window or Mac, and launch it at the same time. But we can get several functions in the home page, what we need is Restore Social APP in the right corner, double click on it.
Transfer WhatsApp from Android to iPhone

Step 2: From the left side, we can see all social APP which we can transfer between two phones. Tap on WhatsApp among all APPs. And click on Transfer WhatsApp Messages to move WhatsApp messages from Android to iPhone directly.
Transfer Whatsapp to new phone directly

Step 3: Connect Android and iPhone to a computer at the same time, define the Android as the Source in the left, define the iPhone as the Destination the right to transfer WhatsApp from Android to iPhone, if you click on Flip, you can transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to Android.

Connect two phones to computer
Note: One important, we should allow USB debugging and open Verify APPS via USB in our Android phone. It's necessary if you want to transfer WhatsApp chat history from Android to iPhone.
Allow USB debugging

Step 4: All is ready, just click on Transfer to move WhatsApp messages from Android to iPhone.
Start WhatsApp transfer

Note: WhatsApp data in destination phone will disappear, because of the overwritten of WhatsApp from source phone. If accepted, tap on YES to confirm the transmission.

Just waiting, and click on Restore to transfer WhatsApp from Android to iPhone now.

In the end, we get WhatsApp chat/photos/videos from Android to iPhone. When we sign in WhatsApp, click on restore from backup, you can see all WhatsApp in the iPhone.

WhatsApp backup from Android to iPhone

The second way to WhatsApp backup from Android to iPhone is upon backup: we backup Android WhatsApp firstly, then restore WhatsApp to iPhone from backup. The advantage of this way is that we can have the backup file of WhatsApp, next time when we lost WhatsApp messages, we can recover WhatsApp from backup file.


Step 1: Of course, we should free download Eelphone Restore Social APP in our Window or Mac, and from the home page, the function we need is Restore Social APP in the right corner, click on it without hesitation.
Backup and Restore Whatsapp

Step 2: From the WhatsApp of all social, we should backup Android WhatsApp to computer firstly, click on Backup WhatsApp Messages to backup Android WhatsApp, not forget to connect your Android phone to computer now.
Backup Android WhatsApp

Note: We also should allow USB debugging and open Verify APPS via USB in your Android phone.
Allow USB debugging

Step 3: Wait a moment during the backup of Android WhatsApp data, once finished, disconnect Android phone and connect iPhone to computer. And click on Restore WhatsApp Messages to iOS Device.
Restore WhatsApp to iPhone

Step 4: Select the backup file of WhatsApp you want to restore to iPhone, click on Next to go on the process of restoration.
Select WhatsApp backup file

Step 5: Click on Restore to start to restore WhatsApp chat history from Android to iPhone.
Restore WhatsApp to iPhone
It's all ways to transfer WhatsApp messages from Android to iPhone, in fact, it's same as the way to transfer WhatsApp to new phone, transfer WhatsApp from old to new phone directly or backup and restore WhatsApp to new phone. Don't forget to tap on Restore from Backup whatever method we use.



Alex Scott

This article was updated on 14 November, 2019