How to Transfer WhatsApp Backup from iPhone to Android

As far as I know, to most phone users how to transfer WhatsApp backup from iPhone to Android is a big trouble. Since sometimes they are glad to share whatsApp data with others. Below we can learn how to do that easily and safely.

Migrating WhatsApp data from iPhone to Android

Step 1: To make a complete local backup of your iPhone using iTunes and make sure it’s not encrypted. We already did create iTunes backup while talking about contacts and SMS backup and you can use the same.

Step 2: Download and open iPhone Backup Browser and load the backup file you created using iTunes.
Step 3: This one is a bit tricky. First of all, click on the sign and then extract the file ChatStorage.sqlite to a folder.

This is the file that has all the text backup of your WhatsApp conversations. If you wish to take Media Backup also, search for the group net.whatsapp.WhatsApp and then select and extract everything under the Library/Media section. Please refer to the two screenshots for better insight.

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Step 4: Once all these files are extracted, transfer them to the Android’s internal memory using a data cable.
Step 5: Download and install WazzapMigrator app on your Android. The app is available as little (free) version using which you can extract just the text messages to WhatsApp.

Step 6: The app will automatically detect the database, but you need to manually browse for the media folder for the app to recognize.
Step 7:  Once everything is in place, tap the Play button and wait for the app to create a WhatsApp backup file that can be read by WhatsApp for Android.

Finally, all you need to do is install the official WhatsApp app and restore the local data while verifying your phone number.

The process might look a bit complicated and I won’t deny the fact. This is the only working way at the moment using which you can migrate WhatsApp Data from iPhone to Android and I wish there was an easier way. But still, you can always reach out to us via comments or forum for any doubts or issues you face.

How to transfer messages from iPhone to Android

To transfer messages from iPhone to Android from using backup. Follow the detail steps below.


Step 1 : To begin with, you need to back up your WhatsApp messages on your Android phone. And find “Settings” at WhatsApp from your iPhone, click “Chat settings”and“Email chat” from the showing list.
Step 2 : Uninstall WhatsApp on your iPhone.

Step 3 : Install WhatsApp app and register your original phone number at Android phone. A window will pop out says that message backup was found. Click “Restore”, and transfer WhatsApp messages from iPhone to Android will be finished soon.

Tips : Please uninstall WhatsApp first, then install WhatsApp on your Android phone. This is the only way that WhatsApp will restore new messages backup.

To transfer WhatsApp backup data from iPhone to Android doesn’t have to be difficult. With the right tool or follow the correct methods, all the issues will be fixed in just a few minutes.

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