Over the past few years, WhatsApp has become one of the most popular mobile messaging apps and it allows users to send messages, video, and pictures with other iPhone as well as Android users. Considering that we user WhatsApp to contact our families, friends, and colleagues quite often, there must be a great number of WhatsApp messages on your iPhone or Android phone.
Apple is going to release the new iPhone X and iPhone XS (Max)/XR in September, and you may plan to upgrade your handset to a new iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR. At this time, how to transfer WhatsApp messages to new iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR may be your first problem. That’s why we come up with two methods to transfer WhatsApp messages from old iPhone or Android phone to new iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR.
Part 1. How to Transfer WhatsApp Messages from Android Phone to new iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR
If you are ready to switch from an Android phone to a new iPhone X or iPhone XS (Max)/XR and want to transfer WhatsApp messages from Android phone to new iPhone, just follow the steps below to get the detailed steps:
Step 1. On your Android phone: backup your WhatsApp messages. Open WhatsApp > Menu > Settings > Chats > Chat Backup and then click Backup button.
Step 2. Uninstall WhatsApp on your Android phone and install it to your new iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR from App Store.
Step 3. On your new iPhone: Open WhatsApp and log in with original WhatsApp account.
Step 4. There will be a pop-up window informing you that “Message Backup Found”, click “Restore”. Then you WhatsApp messages will be transferred from Android phone to your new iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR.
Please uninstall WhatsApp on Android Phone and then install WhatsApp on new iPhone and log in with the same WhatsApp account on new iPhone X. That’s the only way you can transfer WhatsApp messages to new iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR from Android device.
Part 2. How to Transfer WhatsApp Messages from old iPhone to new iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR
When it comes to transferring WhatsApp messages from old iPhone to new iPhone X and iPhone XS (Max)/XR, AnyTrans for iOS is helpful for you. Here are some highlights of this tool:
- Supports transferring WhatsApp messages from iPhone to iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR within steps, and it won’t wipe any data on your iPhone.
- Also supports transferring other iPhone data like messages, contacts, photos, videos, bookmarks, Safari history and more between iOS devices.
- Allows previewing and selecting files before transferring, which makes it flexible to transfer data from iPhone to iPhone.
Now just free download AnyTrans for iOS to your Windows/Mac computer and then follow the steps below to transfer WhatsApp messages from iPhone to iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR.
Step 1. Open AnyTrans for iOS on your computer and connect your old iPhone and new iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR to computer. Choose Device Manager on the top menu.
Step 2. Go to the category page and choose Apps.
Step 3. Click on WhatsApp and click on To Device button to transfer WhatsApp messages to new iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR.
The Bottom Line
That’s all for transferring WhatsApp messages to new iPhone X and iPhone XS (Max)/XR, including from Android and old iPhone as well. Also, AnyTrans for iOS can help you manage iPhone data in a simple and safe way. Just get it and have a free trial now >