Transferring WhatsApp from Android to Samsung is a necessary step when switching devices. Yet, some people are unaware that there are simple ways to accomplish the switch and often choose to just start all over again. But if have important WhatsApp chats on your account, you may not want to start all over, making the successful transfer of WhatsApp from Android to Samsung very necessary.
In this article, we are going to share with you the most effective ways to transfer WhatsApp from Android to Samsung.
1. One Click to Transfer WhatsApp Messages from Android to Samsung
The best and easiest way to transfer WhatsApp messages from your Android device to a Samsung device is to use iTransor for WhatsApp. This tool is a WhatsApp data management tool that can easily transfer WhatsApp from one device to another among other things. Some of the features that make iTransor the ideal solution include the following;
- It is the fastest way to transfer data from Android to Samsung and it can also be used to transfer WhatsApp messages from Android to iPhone, iPhone to iPhone or iPhone to Android.
- It can create a free and full backup of WhatsApp messages on your Android device/iPhone and be used to restore the same backup up to the device.
- It supports all versions of the Android operating system and all Android devices including the Samsung S10.
- It is very easy to use, allowing you to transfer WhatsApp data in a few simple steps.
To use iTransor for WhatsApp to transfer WhatsApp from an Android device to Samsung, download and install the program to your computer and then follow these simple steps;
Step 1: Open the program and in the main window, click on “Transfer WhatsApp between Devices” and then connect both devices to the computer. Enable USB debugging on both devices to make it easier for the program to detect the device.
Ensure that the Android device is the “Source” device and the Samsung is the “Destination” device. If this order is incorrect, click “Switch” to change it.
Step 2: Once the program detects the devices and they are in the correct order, click “Transfer” and the transfer process will begin immediately. Keep the devices connected to the computer until the process is complete.
2. Transfer WhatsApp Messages via Local Backup
WhatsApp creates a backup of your chats and contacts on your device’s internal storage or SD card. This backup can be transferred from the device to a Samsung device. Follow these simple steps;
Step 1: Begin by making sure that WhatsApp should be backed up on your device’s internal storage or SD card and not Google Drive. To do that go to Menu > Settings > Chats > Chat Backup > Backup and then choose the duration as “Never”.
Step 2: Now install WhatsApp on the Samsung device.
Step 3: If the backup on your Android device was stored in the SD card, remove the card and insert it into the Samsung device.
If the backup is on the device’s internal memory, connect both devices to the computer and copy the latest backup file in the folder “WhatsApp/Database” to the “WhatsApp Database” folder of the new device.
Step 4: Now open WhatsApp on the Samsung device and then verify your phone number. WhatsApp should detect the backup and ask you to restore the backup.
Step 5: Tap “Restore” to begin the process.
3. Transfer WhatsApp Messages to Samsung via Google Drive Backup
You can also simply back up the WhatsApp chats on your Android device to Google Drive and then restore the backup to the Samsung device. Before we show you how to do that, there are certain requirements that must be met. These include the following;
- The device must be synced with the Google Drive.
- You must have installed Google Play Service on your device.
- You must have adequate storage space on your device and in your Google Drive account.
That said, here’s how to transfer WhatsApp messages from Android to Samsung via Google Drive backup;
Step 1: Begin by creating backup on your Android device. Go to WhatsApp > Settings > Chats > Chat Backup > Backup to do that.
Step 2: Now sign in to the same Google account on the Samsung device and ensure that you are using the same phone number.
Step 3: Install WhatsApp on the new device and then verify your phone number.
Step 4: WhatsApp will prompt you to restore the Google Drive backup. Tap “Restore” to begin the process.
Once the process is complete, tap “Next” and the chats will be displayed on the next device.
4. Email Android WhatsApp Messages to Samsung
Another way to transfer WhatsApp from an Android to Samsung device would be to email the chats to yourself and then open the email in WhatsApp. Here’s how to do that’.
Step 1: Open WhatsApp on the Android device and then tap on Settings > Chat Settings > Email Chat.
Step 2: Choose the WhatsApp chats you would like to email to the new device and when prompted, choose if you would like to send the message “Without Media” or “Attach Media”.
Step 3: Enter the email account to send the chats to and tap “Send”.
Now open the WhatsApp on the Samsung device and you’ll be able to see the chats. The only problem with this solution is that you won’t be able to actually open the chats in WhatsApp because they can only be attached as TXT documents.
Well, there you have it; those are the most effective solutions to help you transfer WhatsApp messages from Android to Samsung. Choose a solution from the ones outlined above and implement the solution by following the steps we’ve outlined. Let us know if you are able to transfer the WhatsApp messages to the Samsung device and don’t forget to let us know if there are any issues regarding this topic or any other WhatsApp related topic and we’ll do our best to help you easily transfer WhatsApp messages between devices.