[4 Tips] How to Restore WhatsApp Backup from Android to iPhone 11

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You may need to move WhatsApp data from Android to iPhone if you are switching devices. But the process of moving WhatsApp data from one platform to another is never easy. In fact, it is never easy to move any type of data from Android to iOS. But there are several ways to do it and in this article we are going to be sharing with you the various ways to restore WhatsApp backup from Android device to iPhone.

1. Restore WhatsApp Backup from Android to iPhone Using History Backup

The easiest way to restore WhatsApp Backup from Android to iPhone is to use the history backup. You can easily back up WhatsApp chats on Android and then restore them on the iPhone. Here’s how to do it;

Step 1: On the Android device, open WhatsApp.

Step 2: Go to Menu > Settings > Chats > Chat Backup and then click on “Backup” to initiate the process.

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Step 3: Now uninstall WhatsApp on the Android device and then install it on the iPhone. Use the same phone number to set up WhatsApp on the iPhone. A popup should appear notifying you to restore the WhatsApp chats on the iPhone. Tap “Restore” and wait for the process to complete.

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2. Restore WhatsApp Backup from Android to iPhone via Email

You may also be able to restore WhatsApp chats from your Android device to the iPhone via email. Here’s how to do it;

Step 1: Open WhatsApp on the Android device and then go to Settings > Chat Settings > Chat History > Email Chat.

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Step 2: Choose the WhatsApp chats you would like to email and select whether you want to send them with media or without attached media.

Step 3: Enter the email address you’re using on your iPhone and send the messages as an attachment.

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Keep in mind that while you will be able to send the WhatsApp messages to your iPhone, you will not be able to open then via WhatsApp.

3. Best Tool to Restore WhatsApp Backup from Android to iPhone: iTransor for WhatsApp

The best way to restore WhatsApp backup from Android to iPhone is to use a backup and restore tool like iTransor for WhatsApp. With this tool, you can easily create a full backup of the WhatsApp chats on your Android device to the computer for free and then restore the backup to your iPhone. This program is designed to make this process easy.

  • After the backup, your old WhatsApp backup will not be deleted or overwritten. And each backup will be kept in safety.
  • Restore WhatsApp backup from Android to iPhone without OS restrictions.
  • Transfer all WhatsApp chat history from one phone to another with 100% Success Rate.

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To use iTransor for WhatsApp to restore WhatsApp backup from Android to your iPhone, follow these simple steps;

Note

Ensure that your Android phone has been backed up with iTransor for WhatsApp first.

Step 1: Install iTransor for WhatsApp on your computer and then click on “Restore WhatsApp to Devices”. Select the backup you would like to restore from the list of available backups and then click “Next” to continue.

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Step 2: Now connect the iPhone to the computer and wait for the program to detect it. You may need to unlock the iPhone to allow the program to detect it.

Step 3: Once the program detects the device, click on “Restore” and the process of restoring the backup will begin. Keep the device connected to the computer until the process is complete.

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Once the restore is complete, you should be able to see the Android WhatsApp chats on your iPhone.

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4. Restore WhatsApp Backup from Android to iPhone via Move to iOS

You could also use the Move to iOS app to move WhatsApp messages to your iPhone from an Android device. Here’s how to use Move to iOS to restore WhatsApp messages from Android to iPhone;

Step 1: Download the Move to iOS app on your Android device. You can find it on the Google Pay Store.

Step 2: Accept the terms and conditions to complete installation of the app.

Step 3: Now install the app on your iPhone and follow the on-screen prompts to set up the app until you see the Move Data from Android screen. The app on your iPhone will generate a code.

Step 4: Enter this code on your Android device and then select the files you would like to transfer to the iPhone and the process will begin immediately.

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Note

Please note that this method may only be ideal when you’re moving data to a new iPhone. To move data to an older device using Move to iOS, you must factory reset the device which could cause data loss.

The solutions above can be useful when you want to restore WhatsApp messages from Android backup to iPhone. Select a solution that you trust will work correctly for you. As always we love to hear from you. If you have any questions or comments on this topic or any other, use the comments section below to let us know and we’ll do our best to help.