Kik is a popular messaging app that runs on both iPhone and Android phone. The app is very similar to messaging apps such as Viber and Whatsapp. However, what makes the Kik app different is because of the sense of anonymity it gives its users. You can register on Kik without supplying your mobile number unlike what is obtainable on Whatsapp and Viber.
There are many reasons to want to run two Kik accounts on one phone. One of those situations is that you want to separate your business from your private life. This is a perfect situation that makes people want to open two accounts. Keeping your business strictly professional also means being able to separate it from private life. Another situation is just wanting to keep separate accounts reaching out to friends and the other way for families.
Can You Have Two Kik Accounts on One iPhone?
It is possible for you to have two Kik accounts. However, according to the Kik’s official website, you cannot use two accounts simultaneously on one iPhone. You will have to log out one for the other before you can use it. To create a second account on the app, you need get a new account using an entirely different email. The snag about this, however, is that one you log out of an account; your chat history is wiped off. So you have to be sure not to leave any unread message before logging out. Saving or exporting Kik chat history is where iMyFone D-Port Pro comes in.
Manage Your Kik Data on iPhone with iMyFone D-Port Pro
iMyFone D-Port Pro is simply the best backup solution to help you manage your data when trying to operate two Kik accounts by logging out from one Kik account to the other. With this app, you can efficiently back up or export chat data without losing any. You can also back up your iPhone or iPad data to computer without overwriting existing data. You can also extract over 20 types of data from the iOS device or backup files.
Export Kik Data from iPhone to Computer
Step 1: Ensure your iPhone is connected to your computer.
Step 2: Open the iMyFone D-Port Pro program on your computer. After you’ve done that, then click on Back Up and Export from Device from the left side of the panel, then press the button Export Data.
Step 3: A screen where you need to choose the kind of files you want to export, for example Kik, will pop up.
Step 4: Next, the computer will begin a thorough scanning of your computer. Then select the files you want on the next screen and click on Export to complete the process.
Fully Backup Your iPhone Data Including Kik Data
Step 1: Click on Back Up & Export from Device from the left panel, then click Make a Full Backup.
Step 2: On the next screen, choose Back Up, and the backup process will be initiated. Do not disconnect your phone at this time.
Step 3: The next screen will show you that your backup is successful.
Restore Your Previous D-Port Pro Backup to iPhone
Step 1: On the app screen on your computer, choose "Restore Full Backup".
Step 2: Your phone must be connected to do this. On the next screen, there will be some instructions for you to read carefully to choose between full back up that overwrite all your phone settings or a partial backup.
Step 3: This process will take a while so leave your phone connected.
Step 4: Once the process is done, your data is available for view on your phone.
Extract Data from Your iTunes/iCloud Backup
Step 1: Click on Restore Backup to Device from the left panel.
Step 2: Choose the relevant iCloud or iTunes backup from the list.
Step 3: If you want to restore from an iCloud backup, just log in your iCloud account; if you want to restore from iTunes backup, just choose one to proceed.
Step 4: After scanning or downloading, you’re allowed to restore what you need to your device.
For now, iMyFone D-Port Pro doesn’t support partially back up or restore Kik data. However, this will soon be solved. Even so, this is still a professional tool for you to manage your Kik data from both account. When it comes to using two Kik accounts on one iPhone, there is no direct way to make it. So it will certainly be interesting for us to follow this topic.