How to Transfer WhatsApp Messages from Android to iPhone Easily

Want to transfer WhatsApp messages from Android to iPhone but do not know how? Here in this guide, we will tell you how to transfer WhatsApp chats from Android to iPhone in 4 ways.

Joy Taylor Last Updated: Apr. 28, 2021

WhatsApp lets us communicate with friends and family in an easy way. It contains many interesting or private conversations. so when you need to transfer WhatsApp messages from Android to iPhone in daily use or move WhatsApp when switching Android to a new iPhone, like the latest iPhone 12/11/XS (Max) or iPhone XR. Then, how to make it? To help you out, here in this guide we will show you how to copy WhatsApp chats from Android to iPhone with 4 methods.

Method 1: Easily Transfer WhatsApp from Android to iPhone with AnyTrans

AnyTrans is a professional iOS data management tool. With AnyTrans, you can transfer and backup your phone data and move WhatsApp messages from an Android phone to an iPhone with ease. Also, AnyTrans can help you manage WhatsApp on iPhone – backup & restore WhatsApp on iPhone, and transfer from iPhone to iPhone.

So if you need an easy way to move WhatsApp from Android to iPhone, it is recommended by our users and proves to be quite labor-saving and time-saving to use AnyTrans. You can follow the steps below to experience this easy function:

AnyTrans – WhatsApp Manager

  • Transfer WhatsApp from Android to iPhone and between iPhones.
  • Backup & Restore All WhatsApp Data (texts, photos, etc) on iPhone.
  • Guarantee the absolute security of your data and privacy.
  • Work well with all iPhone, iOS version, and Android OS.

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Step 1. Download AnyTrans on your computer > Connect your Android and iPhone to the computer via USB cables.

Step 2. Click on the “Social Messages Manager” mode > Choose WhatsApp to Device and click Transfer Now button.

Click on WhatsApp to Device

Click on WhatsApp to Device

Step 3. Checking the source device and the target device, then click the “Next” button to proceed.

Confirm the Source Phone and the Target iPhone

Confirm the Source Phone and the Target iPhone

Step 4. Follow the on-screen instructions to backup WhatsApp data on your Android Phone.

Backup WhatsApp on Android

Backup WhatsApp on Android

Step 5. Install WhatsApp enhanced version on your Android, then click Next to continue. And remember to enable WhatsApp to access your phone storage.

Get WhatsApp Enhanced Version on Android

Get WhatsApp Enhanced Version on Android

Step 6. Then the process of transferring WhatsApp messages to iPhone will start. The time it spends depends on the size of your WhatsApp backup. Please wait with patience.

Transferring WhatsApp to iPhone

Transferring WhatsApp to iPhone

Method 2: Transfer WhatsApp from Android to iPhone without Root

Except for the above method, which enables you to transfer WhatsApp from Android or iPhone to another iPhone, you can also try another app transfer tool – AppTrans to migrate your WhatsApp data. AppTrans allows you to transfer WhatsApp and all your apps across iPhones and Android phones. With this Android WhatsApp to iPhone migrator, you can:

Follow the steps below to transfer WhatsApp chat history from Android to iPhone XR/11/12:

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

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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 > Confirm iPhone as the target device.

Connect Device to Transfer WhatsApp or Apps

Connect Device to Transfer WhatsApp or Apps

Step 3. Here AppTrans gives you options to transfer WhatsApp or other Apps between devices > Select WhatsApp and click Next to continue.

Transfer WhatsApp from Android to iPhone with AppTrans

Transfer WhatsApp from Android to iPhone with AppTrans

Step 4. You need to follow the on-screen instructions on AppTrans to back up and restore WhatsApp on your Android phone to avoid data loss.

Step 5. Once you finished the on-screen steps on your Android phone > Click Transfer Now button as below.

Restore Data from WhatsApp Backup

Restore Data from WhatsApp Backup

Step 6. Wait for the WhatsApp transferring process finished, you will see the succeeded page below.

Transfer WhatsApp Successfully

Transfer WhatsApp Successfully

Check the Video to Learn How To Transfer WhatsApp Messages from Android to iPhone:

Further Reading: How to Restore WhatsApp Chats from Google Drive backup to an iPhone >

Method 3: Send WhatsApp Messages from Android to iPhone via Email

This method can only help you send WhatsApp messages to your iPhone. You can view the chats at email on iPhone, but you cannot open them on WhatsApp.

Step 1. On your Android device, open one individual chat or group chat on WhatsApp.

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

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

Transfer WhatsApp Messages from Android to iPhone via Email

Transfer WhatsApp Messages from Android to iPhone via Email

Step 4. Log into your email on iPhone, and then you can view the WhatsApp messages sent from your Android phone.

Method 4. Transfer WhatsApp from Android to New iPhone with Phone to Phone Tool

Except for the above methods, there is another way for you to transfer WhatsApp data if you changed to a new iPhone. PhoneTrans is born as a phone to phone transfer tool when you switching an old phone to a new phone. With PhoneTrans, you can migrate everything you need across iOS and Android phones & tablets. Check its main features below:

  • App Transfer: Move WhatsApp to the new iPhone at one-click, other apps like Line or Viber are also supported.
  • Phone to Phone Transfer: 3 options for you to directly transfer phone to phone, quick transfer, clone and merge data.
  • Phone Backup: Full or selective backup data on your iOS/iPadOS, Android devices.
  • Phone Restore: Full or selective restore data to a new iPhone from iTunes/iCloud/Google account.

Now, free download PhoneTrans on your computer and transfer WhatsApp data to your new iPhone:

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Step 1. Launch PhoneTrans and go to App Transfer. Tap on WhatsApp > Check the instructions and click the Start Transfer button.

Choose WhatsApp and Start to Transfer

Choose WhatsApp and Start to Transfer

Step 2. Connect your Android and iPhone. Confirm the source and target devices and click the Transfer button to continue.

Step 3. Follow the on-screen instructions to start the transferring process as the below picture shows. Wait for a minute and it will be successfully transferred.

The Bottom Line

That’s all for how to transfer WhatsApp messages from Android to iPhone (iPhone 12 series supported). If you like this guide, please share it to help more people. If you want to manage your WhatsApp and other data on iPhone easily, you can have a try on AnyTrans, which can help you transfer data from computer to iPhone and vice versa.

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And if you changed to a new iPhone or Android and want to move any Apps and App data from your old phone to a new phone, then don’t hesitate to download AppTrans. By the way,

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