How to Transfer WhatsApp Messages from Old iPhone to New iPhone 14

How do I transfer WhatsApp messages from old iPhone to new iPhone? Here in this post, you can learn 6 proven ways to transfer WhatsApp messages from iPhone to iPhone, including the efficient WhatsApp transfer tool, iCloud, iTunes, etc.

Author Avatar Joy Taylor Last Updated: Dec. 13, 2022

I am (unusually) transferring from an iPhone to an iPhone 14. My WhatsApp chats are not backed up to iCloud. If I select “Transfer directly from iPhone”, will my WhatsApp chat history be automatically transferred to my new iPhone?

If you are moving to iOS from an Android system or changing your old iPhone to a new iPhone, data transfer is the most important thing to avoid data loss. And, some users have reported that WhatsApp chat backup was not transferred with the Move to iOS app, WhatsApp data is more than the iCloud storage what to do, etc. 

To make sure switching to a new iPhone with ease, here you will find solutions to move WhatsApp from iPhone to iPhone seamlessly, including 6 methods with or without iCloud. WhatsApp conversations will not lose even changing phones.

Also Read: Restore WhatsApp from Android to iPhone 14 >

Transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to iPhone without iCloud

You can easily transfer WhatsApp to the new iPhone with AnyTrans, even if WhatsApp chats are not backed up to iCloud, or WhatsApp chats are not transferred to the new iPhone earlier. Because it allows you to connect two iPhones and transfer WhatsApp to a new iPhone directly, no need to use iCloud or iTunes backup.

If you are moving from Android to iPhone, you can also transfer Android WhatsApp to iPhone or restore Google Drive WhatsApp to iPhone with AnyTrans. Besides, when the new iPhone is set up, you can back up WhatsApp from iPhone to PC safely. Supports the latest iPhone 14 and iOS 16.

AnyTrans – iPhone to iPhone WhatsApp Data Transfer

As a full-way iOS/iPadOS data manager, AnyTrans can transfer everything from iPhone to iPhone without iCloud, including WhatsApp chats, photos, messages, videos, contacts, ringtones, etc. You can transfer WhatsApp iPhone to iPhone directly, move WhatsApp Android to iPhone, or restore WhatsApp Google Drive to iPhone.

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Steps for Transfering WhatsApp to New iPhone 14

Step 1. Free download the latest version of AnyTrans, run AnyTrans, and connect both of your devices to the computer with a USB cable.

Step 2. Click Social Messages Manager and select WhatsApp to Device under the WhatsApp tab. Tap on Transfer Now.

Choose WhatsApp to Device

Choose WhatsApp to Device

Step 3. Make sure the old iPhone is the source iPhone (left) and the new iPhone is the target one, then Next. AnyTrans will start transferring automatically.

Note: the data of WhatsApp on the target iPhone will be erased after being transferred successfully.

Confirm the Source Device and Target Device

Transfer WhatsApp Old iPhone to New iPhone

Step 4. Wait a minute, you will get the Content Transfer Completed page. Launch WhatsApp on your new iPhone, you can view the chat history on the old iPhone.

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Transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to iPhone via iCloud Backup

If you backed up your WhatsApp to iCloud using your old device, you can definitely transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to iPhone through iCloud Backup. When you’re setting up your new iPhone, this method can restore WhatsApp from iCloud backup on the new iPhone. Here’s how to do it.

Step 1. On your old iPhone, move to Settings > Tap your name at the top > Click on iCloud. Scroll down to ensure the “WhatsApp” sync option is turned on.

Ensure WhatsApp Sync Option is Turned On

Turn on WhatsApp Sync

Step 2. In addition, navigate to the Backup feature and enable the “iCloud Backup” option and ensure that your device is connected to a reliable Wi-Fi connection.

Enable iCloud Backup

Enable iCloud Backup

Step 3. After the successful backup, set up your new iPhone. When you reach “Apps & Data Screen”, select “Restore from iCloud backup”.

Restore an iCloud Backup on an iPhone

Restore an iCloud Backup on an iPhone

Step 4. Sign in to the same iCloud account you’re using on your old iPhone and choose the most recent backup file.

Step 5. Once restore is done, open WhatsApp and enter the same number you’re using on your old iPhone. This, in turn, will detect the backup and would enable you to restore it.

Further Reading: How to Use WhatsApp without A Phone Number >

Transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to iPhone with WhatsApp Transfer Tool

The next recommended method to transfer WhatsApp messages to the new iPhone 14 is AppTrans, which allows you to transfer, backup & restore WhatsApp as you need. You can easily move WhatsApp from old iPhone to new iPhone with simple steps. All iPhone including the latest iPhone 14 is also supported.

AppTrans – WhatsApp Transfer

  • Move WhatsApp data from iPhone to iPhone with one click.
  • Transfer WhatsApp data including messages, calls, photos, videos, etc.
  • Restore WhatsApp from a computer, iTunes backup, or Google Drive.
  • It helps you transfer WhatsApp between iPhone to Android.

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Here’s how to transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to new iPhone with one click:

Step 1. Get AppTrans installed on your computer > Go to App Transfer > Choose Transfer to Phone.

Choose Transfer to Phone

Choose Transfer to Phone

Step 2. Connect two iPhones and confirm the new iPhone as the target device > Tap on Transfer Now button.

Connect Old iPhone and New iPhone

Connect Old iPhone and New iPhone

Step 3. The page below shows that AppTrans allows you to transfer WhatsApp and other Apps > Select WhatsApp and head to Next.

Note: The data of WhatsApp on the target device will be erased. If your new iPhone was set up already, back up the existed data before transferring.

Select WhatsApp to Transfer

Select WhatsApp to Transfer

Step 4. Then AppTrans will start transferring WhatsApp data to your new iPhone.

Wait for WhatsApp Transferring Process Finish

Wait for WhatsApp Transferring Process to Finish

Restore WhatsApp from iPhone to iPhone Using iTunes

With the help of iTunes, you can back up and then restore WhatsApp data. But, this method comes with a limitation – it will restore the whole backup to your new iPhone including your WhatsApp data. So, if you have no problem with that, follow below step-by-step guide to learn how to transfer WhatsApp data from iPhone to iPhone via iTunes backup.

Step 1. Connect your old iPhone to the computer and run the latest version of iTunes on the computer.

Step 2. Move to its “Summary” tab and hit on the “Backup Now” button. Ensure that you have selected the “This Computer” option.

Backup iPhone to the Computer with iTunes

Backup iPhone to the Computer with iTunes

Step 3. Upon successful backup, unplug your old iPhone and connect your new device to the computer.

Step 4. When iTunes detects the device, open its “Summary” tab and hit on the “Restore Backup” option under the Backups option. Choose your backup and restore it.

Restore Backup from iTunes

Restore Backup from iTunes

Once the backup is restored, set up WhatsApp on your new iPhone using the same number you’re using on your old iPhone. Most probably, WhatsApp will detect the existing backup on the device.

Transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to iPhone Free

You can link your iCloud account to WhatsApp and keep its backup on the iCloud. Then, you can use the same iCloud account on your new iPhone. This would help you transfer WhatsApp data from the old iPhone to the new iPhone. Below is the step-by-step guide on how to do the job through WhatsApp backup.

Step 1. On your old iPhone, open WhatsApp.

Step 2. Go to “Settings”> Chats”> Chat Backup” and click on the “Back Up Now” button. Ensure that you are logged in to your iCloud account.

Go to Chat Backup

Go to Chat Backup

Step 3. You’ll get an option to turn on the auto-backup feature. Plus, you can select to incorporate or exclude videos in your backup.

Step 4. Upon the successful backup, uninstall WhatsApp or sign out of your account. Then, install the WhatsApp app on your new device and ensure you’re signed in to the same iCloud account.

Step 5. Now, set up WhatsApp on your new iPhone and enter the same number you’re using on your old iPhone. The app will detect the backup for your iPhone. Simply, click on “Restore Chat History” and that’s it.

Transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to iPhone via WhatsApp Backup

Transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to iPhone via WhatsApp Backup

Further Reading: How to Access WhatsApp Backup On Android and iOS >

Transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to iPhone via Email

How do I transfer my WhatsApp messages from my old iPhone to my new iPhone? Don’t worry, in this part, you can find a method to copy WhatsApp from iPhone to iPhone via email. This is the most direct way to transfer WhatsApp chat messages from iPhone to a new iPhone. If there are only several messages that need to be transferred it is the best choice. Here are the detailed steps :

  1. Click on Chat in the WhatsApp Settings interface > Choose Chat history > Email Chat.
  2. Then, find and select the conversation that you want to transfer. (Note that you can only transfer one conversation at one time).
  3. You can choose to send the conversation “With media” or “Without media” when you get a pop-up message-“Attaching Media will generate a large email message”.
  4. Finally, enter your email address and click “Send”. After that, sign in to your email account on your new iPhone and view WhatsApp messages.
Transfer WhatsApp Messages from iPhone to a New iPhone

Transfer WhatsApp Messages from iPhone to a New iPhone

The Bottom Line

That’s all on how to transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to iPhone. As you can now see, there are several useful methods that can help you transfer WhatsApp data to your new iPhone. And you can try the WhatsApp transfer tool – AnyTrans to get the job done without any limitations. Besides, if you need to transfer WhatsApp and more data on your iPhone, AnyTrans is a better choice to help you switch new iPhone without hassle.

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Senior writer of the iMobie team as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of iOS & Android-related issues.

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