Are you switching to a Huawei device? Well, one of the most important types of data to move from one device to another is WhatsApp data. If you use WhatsApp a lot, you may be concerned about losing some of the WhatsApp messages and media files during the switch and you may not know the most secure way to transfer the data.
Well, this article will guide you to easily move WhatsApp messages from your iPhone or Android device to a Huawei device, providing you with some easy and proven solutions.
1. Transfer WhatsApp Messages to Huawei from iPhone
If you are moving WhatsApp data from iPhone to Huawei device, the following are your best options;
1.1 Via Email Chat
You can easily just email your iPhone WhatsApp messages to yourself and then open the email on your Huawei device. Follow these simple steps to do it;
Step 1: On your iPhone, open WhatsApp and then tap Settings > Chat Settings > Chat History and then select “Email Chat”.
Step 2: select the messages you would like to transfer via email and in the popup that appears, choose whether you want to email the chats “without media” or to “Attach media”. Enter the email address and tap “Send”.
Step 3: Now open the email on your Huawei device and download the TXT attachment that should contain the chats from the iPhone.
1.2 Using iTransor for WhatsApp
A better way to easily transfer WhatsApp messages from iPhone to Huawei is to use iTransor for WhatsApp. This tool is designed to help users manage WhatsApp data in numerous ways, allowing you to transfer WhatsApp data between devices even across platforms and backup and restore WhatsApp chats without uninstalling WhatsApp in a single click. To use iTransor for WhatsApp to transfer WhatsApp to Huawei from iPhone, follow these simple steps;
Step 1: Download and install iTransor for WhatsApp to your computer and then launch the program. Tap on 'Transfer WhatsApp between Devices' and connect both the iPhone and the Huawei device to the computer using USB cables.
Note: The iPhone should be the source device and the Huawei should be the target device, click “Switch” if this isn’t the correct order.
Step 2: Once the devices are connected, click on “Transfer” and the transfer process will begin. Keep the device connected until the process is complete.
Once the WhatsApp data are transferred, you should see that all the WhatsApp messages on the Huawei device.
1.3 Via Transferring App
You can also easily transfer WhatsApp data to Huawei using Wazzap Migrator. The process can be time consuming but it is also successful most of the time. Here’s how;
Step 1: Make a full backup of all the WhatsApp data on your iPhone via iTunes. Simply connect the device to the computer and launch iTunes.
Step 2: Under “Summary” tap “Backup Now” and wait for the backup to be complete.
Step 3: Use an iPhone backup extractor - iTransor Lite to retrieve the WhatsApp backup from the general iTunes backup.
Step 4: Now connect the Huawei device to the computer and then transfer the extracted WhatsApp backup to the device. Now install “Wazzap Migrator” from the Google Play Store and open it.
Step 5: Tap “Select iPhone Archive” option and then select the file from the computer. The transfer will begin and after a while the WhatsApp data will appear on the Huawei device.
2. Transfer WhatsApp Messages to Huawei from Android
If you want to transfer WhatsApp messages from any other Android device to your Huawei device, the following are your options;
2.1 Via Local Backup
If you back up WhatsApp on your device, you may be able to find the backup folder on your SD card or the device’s internal storage. This makes the process of transferring WhatsApp from an Android device to Huawei very simple. Here’s how to do it;
Step 1: If the backup is in the SD card, insert the external SD card into the Huawei device. If you had installed the app on the Huawei, delete it and then reinstall it.
If the backup was on the device’s internal memory, connect the phone to your computer and then find the latest backup and copy the file with the “.db.crypt” extension and copy it to the computer. Now copy the same file to the Huawei’s internal memory in the folder named “WhatsApp/Databases”.
Step 2: Now open the recently installed WhatsApp on the device and then follow the instructions to set up the device. WhatsApp should detect the backup. Simply click “Restore” to restore the chats to the Huawei device.
2.2 Via Google Drive
You can also transfer WhatsApp messages to Huawei device from a Google Drive backup. To do that, you first of all need to create a backup of your WhatsApp messages. Here’s how;
Step 1: Open WhatsApp on the Android device and tap on Settings > Chats > Chat backup and tap “Back up”.
Step 2: On your Huawei device, install WhatsApp as well as the Google Drive app. Log in to Google using the same Google account you used to create the device.
Step 3: Set up WhatsApp on the Huawei device and use the same phone number that you used to create the backup. WhatsApp should detect the backup and prompt you to restore the chats. Click “Restore” to begin the process and wait while WhatsApp restores the WhatsApp data on to your Huawei device.
You can use the solutions above to easily move WhatsApp data to Huawei from an iPhone or Android device. This should come in handy when switching devices. You can use the comments section below to let us know if you were able to transfer the WhatsApp messages or if you have any questions or comments regarding the processes we’ve outlined above.