How to Transfer WhatsApp Chat History from iPhone to Android

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WhatsApp is a very popular messaging service, but for a long time, it was not possible to transfer data between iPhone and Android. Fortunately, WhatsApp now offers this feature. We’ll show you how to transfer your chat history.

Unlike many messaging services, WhatsApp does not keep your chat history in the cloud. When you sign in on a new device, your old conversations will no longer be there. This is why the ability to transfer conversations between devices is so important. Let’s do it.

Noticeable: There are some things you will need. First, your Android device must be running Android 12, and most of all Can’t set it up yet. The transfer process must be done during the phone’s initial setup process.

You’ll need one piece of hardware for it to work – a USB-C to Lightning cable. If you don’t have one, you can have it About $15 on Amazon.

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We will start with the shiny new Android phone that is not yet ready. Connect the device to the iPhone using a USB cable. During the setup process, you will be asked to trust “computer” – your Android phone. Tap “Trust” on the iPhone.

Trust the connected devices.

Next, you will be asked what you want to restore from iPhone. Make sure to select “Applications” and then “WhatsApp Messenger”.

Restores "apps" And "WhatsApp Messenger."

At this point, you will see a QR code, which you can scan with your iPhone camera to open WhatsApp.

Scan the QR code with your iPhone.

If the QR code does not work, open The WhatsApp on your iPhone and select “Chats” from the “Settings” tab.

Open "Chats" from settings.

Next, select “Transfer Chats to Android”.

Choose "Transfer chats to Android."

Click “Start” to continue. The transfer time will start on your Android device. Depending on the amount of data to be transferred, it may take a few minutes.

handle "Started."

Once that is complete, you can finish setting up your Android device. The backed up apps will be downloaded to the device. After installing WhatsApp, you can log in and your entire chat history will be waiting for you. You’re all set and ready to go!

Related: How to backup and restore Android using Google One

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