User Guide to iMyFone iTransor for WhatsApp
Here is a tutorial on how to use iMyFone iTransor for WhatsApp to transfer WhatsApp between iPhone and Android, back up WhatsApp on iPhone or Android phones/tablets, or restore iOS/Android WhatsApp backup to iPhone or Android devices.
Part 1. Transfer WhatsApp between iPhone and Android
The current version of iMyFone iTransor for WhatsApp only supports transfers of WhatsApp from iPhone to Android, iPhone to iPhone, or Android to Android. The next version will support transferring WhatsApp from Android to iPhone.
Step 1. Connect your devices
Open the program and connect your devices to a computer with an original USB cable. To connect Android phones you may be prompted to open and allow USB debugging, or allow access to phone data. To connect iPhones you have to unlock the screen and trust the computer on your device. You won't see the prompts if you have done these things before.
When both devices are connected, click Transfer. The transfer will start. The WhatsApp data on the target device will be erased after the transfer. Therefore back up WhatsApp if necessary.
Step 2. Transferring WhatsApp
If you transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to iPhone, you must turn off Find My iPhone on the target iPhone and install WhatsApp on it.
If you transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to Android or from Android to Android, the program will install customized WhatsApp on your Android devices. The customized WhatsApp is almost the same as the official version. The only difference is that the data in the customized version can be accessed by the program, but the data in the official version cannot. Rest assured that it is completely safe.
During the transfer your cooperation is needed. The operations are very easy. Just follow the instructions on screen.
Step 3. WhatsApp transfer finished
The transfer time depends on the size of WhatsApp data on your device. It will usually be finished within half an hour. Then all messages and attachments including photos, videos, and voice messages can be checked on the target device.
Part 2. Back up WhatsApp on iPhone or Android
iMyFone iTransor for WhatsApp supports backing up WhatsApp in all iOS versions and the Android versions.
Step 1. Connect your device
Connect your Android device or iPhone to a computer. To get them connected enable USB debugging and allow access to phone data on Android phones, or unlock the screen and trust the computer on your iPhones. The program will skip the steps if you have done it before. Once your Android phone or iPhone is connected, click Back Up.
Step 2. Backing up WhatsApp
For iPhone the program will do all the rest for you. Just wait.
For Android devices the program will install customized WhatsApp in order to access your WhatsApp data. During the backup your manual operation on Android devices is needed. Follow the guide in the program.
Step 3. WhatsApp backup finished
The backup time won't take long. You will be notified when the backup is successful.
Part 3. Restore WhatsApp to iPhone or Android
The current version of the program can only restore iOS WhatsApp backup to iPhones or Android devices, or Android WhatsApp backup to Android devices. Restoring Android WhatsApp backup to iPhones will be possible in the next version.
Step 1. Choose a backup and connect your device
Choose a backup from the list and connect the iPhone or Android phones or tablets that you want to restore with an original USB cable.
For iPhones, unlock your device and trust the computer. For Android phones or tablets, enable USB debugging and allow access to phone data. If you have done it before, you won't see the prompts.
Once everything is ready, click Restore. The WhatsApp data on your target device will be erased. Therefore back them up before the restore.
Step 2. Restoring WhatsApp
When the program is restoring backup to an Android device, it is necessary to install customized WhatsApp which is used to get the data in the backup to your device. It is safe and you can update it after the restore. You also need to do some manual operations on your devices. It's very simple and the program will offer a detailed guide.
When the program is restoring backup to iPhones, make sure that you've installed WhatsApp on your device and turned off Find My iPhone.
Step 3. WhatsApp restore finished
The restore time depends on to the size of WhatsApp data. Generally it will be finished within half an hour. Then you can check your WhatsApp chat history on your device.