How to Transfer WhatsApp from Android to iPhone 13/12/11/XS/X/XR and iPhone 14

How can we transfer WhatsApp from Android to iPhone 12/11/XS/X//XR and the latest iPhone 14 in a simple way? This article can show you the answer on how to transfer WhatsApp messages from Android to iPhone 14/13/12/11/XS/X//XR. Keep reading to transfer now!

Author Avatar Joy Taylor Last Updated: Oct. 12, 2022
AnyTrans – WhatsApp Transfer

Want to transfer WhatsApp messages from Android to iPhone 13/12/11 and the latest iPhone 14? AnyTrans, an app to transfer WhatsApp data from Android to iPhone, can be a great helper. Download it now to have a try!

With the arrival of the new iPhone, you may already switch to the iPhone from Android and get a new experience with the different operating systems. As the chatting app we frequently use, WhatsApp contains numerous messages that may be vital for us. So, how can we transfer those cherished WhatsApp messages from Android to iPhone?

As you might know, released the update of transferring WhatsApp from Android to iPhone with the Move to iOS app. However, many users have reported that there is some problem on migrate WhatsApp chat history from Android to iPhone. One of the most is the move to iOS WhatsApp not showing.

Well, this article offers you a useful alternative way how to transfer WhatsApp from Android to iPhone 13/12/11/XS/X/XR and also the latest iPhone 14. Keep reading and get what you want about WhatsApp transfer!

Can Move to iOS App Transfer WhatsApp Messages?

The answer is YES! Now, you can use the Move to iOS app – a free way to transfer WhatsApp from Android to iPhone. There are some requirements that you must know before you start to transfer:

  • Your iPhone must be brand new or factory reset to pair with the Move to iOS app and move data from your Android phone (The most important).
  • You must make sure that you are using Android OS Lollipop, SDK 21 or above, or Android 5 or above Android device.
  • Your Android phone has installed WhatsApp Android version 2.22.7.74 or above.
  • You have an iPhone with iOS 15.5 or above that installed the WhatsApp iOS version 2.22.10.70 or above.
  • Both of your devices must be connected to a power source when transferring, or keep the devices fully charged.
  • Both your devices need to be connected to the same Wi-Fi network, or you need to connect your Android device to your iPhone’s hotspot.

Follow the steps below to finish WhatsApp migration from Android to iPhone:

  1. Install the Move to iOS app on your Android phone and open it.
  2. Open your new iPhone and Start the ‌iPhone‌ setup process. When the Apps & Data screen appears, choose Move Data from Android. (If your iPhone is not the new one, you must put it into factory reset, and set it up again.)

    Transfer Data via Move to iOS

    Transfer Data via Move to iOS

  3. When the code is displayed on your iPhone, enter it on your Android device and tap Continue.

    How to Get Move to iOS Code

    How to Get Move to iOS Code

  4. On the Transfer Data screen, choose WhatsApp and tap on the START button on your Android phone.
  5. Wait for WhatsApp to scan the data to transfer. And the WhatsApp account on your Android phone will be signed out.
  6. Follow the on-screen instruction to return to the Move to iOS app and tap the Continue button to start transferring WhatsApp chats from Android to iPhone.
  7. When the transfer process is complete, you need to install the latest version of WhatsApp on your iPhone > Log in to your WhatsApp account with the same phone number that used on your old device.
  8. When your finish activating your new iPhone, you will see the WhatsApp chats appears on your iPhone.

Transfer WhatsApp Messages from Android to iPhone 14/13/12/13 Easily

If you want to transfer WhatsApp from Android to iPhone via the Move to iOS app, you must make sure that your iPhone is factory new or has been reset to factory settings. Since the Move to iOS app does not work if you have finished the setup process. Don’t worry, with the help of the Move to iOS alternative tool, AnyTrans – Android to iPhone Switcher, you can directly transfer WhatsApp messages from Android to the new iPhone 14/iPhone 13/iPhone 12/iPhone 11 without reset. Whether you’re migrating from an Android phone or an old iPhone, you can migrate WhatsApp messages and all photos, music, videos, and files sent and received with one click.

There are the reasons why you need AnyTrans:

AnyTrans – Professional WhatsApp Transfer

  • WhatsApp messages can be transferred to the iPhone seamlessly.
  • Not only WhatsApp messages, but also photos and videos.
  • No technical know need and no need to root your phone.
  • Work well with all iPhone models, including iPhone 14/iOS 16.

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Here are steps on how to fix the move to ios WhatsApp not showing with AnyTrans.

Step 1. Download AnyTrans on your Mac/PC > Plug your iPhone 14/13/12/11/X/XS (Max)/XR into your computer.

Step 2. Choose Phone Switcher > Click Social Messages Messenger option > Click WhatsApp to Device.

Choose WhatsApp to Device

Choose WhatsApp to Device

Step 3. Connect the source iPhone and Checkbox Next icon to start the transfer.

Confirm the Source Phone and the Target iPhone

Confirm the Source Phone and the Target iPhone

Step 4. Follow the steps to backup your WhatsApp messages on Android.

Make a Backup of Your WhatsApp on Android

Make a Backup of Your WhatsApp on Android

Step 5.  Log in your WhatsApp on your Android and Tap the Restore the backup you just made to the current enhanced version of WhatsApp > Click Next in AnyTrans > It will start to transfer WhatsApp messages from your Android to your iPhone 12/11.

Restore WhasApp to iPhone Now

Restore WhatsApp to iPhone Now

Transfer WhatsApp from Android to iPhone 12/11/XS/X/XR via Email

If you simply want to view your WhatsApp messages on your iPhone, then this method can be suitable for you. But you have to know that it can only help you to export messages of an individual chat or group.

Without using other apps or computers, you can directly transfer WhatsApp from Android to iPhone 12/11/XS/X/XR via e-mail by following the below steps.

Step 1. Open one individual or group chat on your WhatsApp on an Android device.

Step 2. Tap the menu button on the top right corner > Tap More > Export chat/Email chat.

Step 3. Enter your email address > Tap send. Then your messages shall be sent to your email as a .txt document.

How to Transfer WhatsApp from Android to iPhone 12/11/X/XS/XS Max/XR

How to Transfer WhatsApp from Android to iPhone 12/11/X/XS/XS Max/XR

Step 4. Log in to the email on your iPhone > Then you can view your WhatsApp messages on your iPhone.

Two Apps to Transfer WhatsApp Data from Android to iPhone

Except for the above methods that you can transfer or export WhatsApp messages from Android to iPhone, here are two alternative ways you can also try.

#1. AppTrans – App to App Transfer

The first tool is AppTrans, which is a professional app & app data transfer, backup, and restore tool, including WhatsApp data. And you have two tips to get WhatsApp on your iPhone with it: one is transferring directly, and one is transferring using your Google Drive backup. Keep reading and get to know them.

Tip 1. Transfer WhatsApp Messages from Android to iPhone Directly

Step 1. Download and install AppTrans on computer > App Transfer > Transfer to Phone, which allows you to transfer apps and app data from device to device.

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Go to App Transfer and Choose Transfer to Phone

Go to App Transfer and Choose Transfer to Phone

Step 2. Connect your Android and iPhone devices and iPhone is the target device.

Connect Device to Transfer WhatsApp or Apps

Connect Device to Transfer WhatsApp or Apps

Step 3. Then you can choose the WhatsApp panel, which enables you to transfer WhatsApp messages, group chats, calls, photos, videos, etc. to iPhone.

Transfer WhatsApp from Android to iPhone with AppTrans

Transfer WhatsApp from Android to iPhone with AppTrans

Step 4. Next, you need to follow the on-screen instructions to backup WhatsApp chats on Android > Install a custom version > Allow WhatsApp to access phone storage > Restore data from WhatsApp backup > Head to Transfer Now button.

Step 5. Once finished the above steps, WhatsApp will start transferring process. Wait for the App transfer succeeded page as below.

Transfer WhatsApp Successfully

Transfer WhatsApp Successfully

Tip 2. Transfer WhatsApp Messages from Android to iPhone Using Google Drive

AppTrans also allows you to restore WhatsApp backup from Google Drive on iPhone 12/11/XS/X/XR, you can follow the steps below or read the detailed instructions on how to restore WhatsApp Google Drive backup on iPhone.

Step 1. Open AppTrans > App Restore > WhatsApp Backup.

Open AppTrans and Click WhatsApp Backup

Open AppTrans and Click WhatsApp Backup

Step 2. Sign in to your Google account and you will get all the backup lists below > Download the one you need.

Choose One WhatsApp Backup to Restore from Google Drive

Choose One WhatsApp Backup to Restore from Google Drive

Step 3. Then here you can view what data types you can restore using Google Drive. If you need to recover media files, click in and select files to export. If you need to restore WhatsApp calls and messages, connect your Android & iPhone at the same time. And you need to decrypt first and then restore.

WhatsApp Backup Decrypt Succeed

WhatsApp Backup Decrypt Succeed

#2. PhoneTrans – Phone to Phone Transfer

PhoneTrans is quite a great phone switcher. Its powerful app transfer function can transfer WhatsApp, Line, Viber, Apps from Android to iPhone easily and quickly. As a professional data transfer tool, PhoneTrans supports transferring data from Android to iPhone selectively or wholly. Also, it can fluently move everything you want from iPhone to Android phone.

Let’s take a look at how to transfer WhatsApp messages from Android to iPhone 13/12/11/XS/X/XR and the latest iPhone 14 with PhoneTrans.

Step 1. Download PhoneTrans and install it on your computer. Also, you need to connect your Android and iPhone to the computer at the same time.

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Step 2. Now choose the App Transfer on the left panel and click on WhatsApp on the right. Then tap on Start Transfer to go on.

Click on WhatsApp and Start Transfer on PhoneTrans

Click on WhatsApp and Start Transfer on PhoneTrans

You need to back up Android WhatsApp data and install WhatsApp enhanced version before transferring WhatsApp from Android to iPhone.

Step 3. Follow the instructions on the screen. You need to restore WhatsApp backups to your enhanced WhatsApp on the Android device. After you clicked on the Next to start the WhatsApp messages transfer, you could see the WhatsApp data transfer screen as below.

WhatsApp Data Is Transferring on PhoneTrans

All you can do now is waiting for a while. Minutes later, you will see there is a Successfully Transferred note. You can check your iPhone to find out all the WhatsApp data have moved from your Android to iPhone. That’s it. That’s how to transfer WhatsApp from Android to iPhone with PhoneTrans.

The Bottom Line

That’s all about how to transfer WhatsApp from Android to iPhone 14/13/12/11/XS/X/XR. You can transfer WhatsApp messages from Android to the iPhone easily with the help of AnyTrans.

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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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