How to Transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to Android

EelPhone author Alex Scott, 08 May, 2019

Summary

How to transfer WhatsApp messages from iPhone to Android? We can backup WhatsApp iPhone firstly, then restore from WhatsApp backup to Android. We can also move WhatsApp history from iPhone to Android directly by connecting iPhone and Android phone to computer at the same time.


“ I purchased one Samsung S9 last week, I have used Mobile Transfer tool to transfer data from iPhone to Samsung, but my WhatsApp chat history can't be transferred by Mobile Transfer, all WhatsApp messages are still empty in my new Samsung phone. So many messages and videos and photos should be transferred from iPhone to Samsung, but I already missed the way to transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to Samsung for free, can I still transfer WhatsApp messages from iPhone to Samsung? I prefer an easy way to transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to Samsung.”

When we change the model from iPhone to Android, so many important iPhone data should be sent to Android, and not all data can be moved from iPhone to Android by Mobile Transfer, especially WhatsApp messages and attachment can't be transferred from iPhone to Android. But we should know one free way to transfer WhatsApp data from iPhone to Android, in fact not only from iPhone to Android but also from iPhone to iPhone, from Android to Android or from Android to iPhone can use this free way to transfer WhatsApp from one phone to another phone.

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


This is one way to transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to Android for free if you have backed up WhatsApp in iPhone.

Step 1: Open WhatsApp on iPhone and sign in the account you want to use in your Android phone then.
Step 2: Turn to Settings> Chats> Chat Backup> Backup Up Now. The WhatsApp will start to backup WhatsApp data of your account.
Step 3: After the backup finished, uninstall WhatsApp in your iPhone, and take out your Android phone now.
Step 4: Download and install WhatsApp on your Android phone.
Step 5: After the installation of WhatsApp, and sign in WhatsApp account which you have backed up WhatsApp data in your iPhone. The first time that we sign in WhatsApp, WhatsApp will ask you whether to restore data from backup.
Step 6: Tap on Restore to start to restore WhatsApp backup data to Android phone.

Wait for the restoration of WhatsApp, all backed up WhatsApp data will in your Android phone then, but it's useful in the first time we log in WhatsApp in new Android phone.

Part 2: Easiest Way about How to Transfer WhatsApp Messages from iPhone to Android


If it's two different WhatsApp account you want to transfer WhatsApp messages from iPhone to Android, or you have missed the first time to restore from WhatsApp backup. Even we haven't backed up WhatsApp in iPhone, we can use Eelphone Restore Social APP to transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to Android. With this tool, we also have two ways to move WhatsApp from iPhone to Android: WhatsApp messages from iPhone to Android directly by connecting two phones to a computer at the same time: another way is backing up iPhone WhatsApp firstly, then restore WhatsApp from backup to Android phone. the first way is quicker than the second way, but the second way can make one WhatsApp backup for you, you can restore from the backup file once deleted WhatsApp data in Android phone.


How to Transfer WhatsApp Messages from iPhone to Android Directly

Step 1: Tap on Download to free download Eelphone Restore Social APP in your Window or Mac, install it by following the installation guide. Launch it after installation, from the home interface of the tool, what we need is Eelphone Restore Social APP, click on it without hesitation.
Whatsapp from iPhone to Android

Step 2: So many chat app data can be transferred from iPhone to Android, but what we need is WhatsApp, select WhatsApp from the left side. And choose Transfer WhatsApp Messages from the home page.
Whatsapp from iPhone to Android directly

Step 3: Now, connect your iPhone and Android to the computer via USB cable. The left side is Source, and the right side is Destination. Put iPhone in the left, Android in the right by click on Flip to change device.
Connect iPhone and Android to PC

Note: We must allow USB debugging and open Verify APP via USB in your Android phone, no need in iPhone.
Allow USB debugging

Step 4: Once connected to the tool, click on Transfer to start to transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to Android directly.
Transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to Android

Waiting for the transfer of WhatsApp from iPhone to Android, when the transfer completed, install the latest version of WhatsApp in your Android phone, and click on restore, the transferred WhatsApp messages will in your WhatsApp.
WhatsApp moved from iPhone to Android
How to Move WhatsApp from iPhone to Android Via Backup

Step 1: Same as transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to Android directly, free download Eelphone Restore Social APP in our computer. Launch it after the installation, from the home page of the tool, click on Restore Social APP.
WhatsApp from iPhone to Android

Step 2: Tap on WhatsApp from the left side, and we backup iPhone WhatsApp by clicking on Backup WhatsApp Messages.
Backup iPhone WhatsApp

Step 3: Connect iPhone to the computer, and click on Backup to start backing WhatsApp in iPhone. A few minutes later, we will back up WhatsApp of iPhone.
Backing up iPhone WhatsApp

Step 4: Return to the page of WhatsApp, click on Restore WhatsApp Messages to Android device. And connect Android phone to computer via USB cable.
Restore WhatsApp to Android

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

Step 5: Select the backup file you want to be moved to Android phone, then tap on Next to go on.
Select backup file

Step 6: Once Android phone connected to the computer, click on Restore to move WhatsApp from backup to Android.
Restore WhatsApp to Android

But we should download the latest version of WhatsApp in your Android phone. After the restoration, we have moved WhatsApp from iPhone to Android.



Alex Scott

This article was updated on 27 August, 2019