How to transfer WhatsApp chat from iPhone to Android smartphone

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For all iPhone lovers it’s hard to switch from iPhone to Android. But, in case you ever would like to switch from iPhone to Android there are few things which you have to keep in mind. One of them is how to transfer WhatsApp chat backup from iPhone to Android. Because, there are some limitation of transferring data between these two different operating system. Since, Apple allows WhatsApp to take backup on iCloud and Google takes its WhatsApp backup on Google drive.

However, there are legit solutions for transferring data like photos, videos, contacts, notes, reminders and calendar details. But none of them offers a way to transfer WhatsApp data from iPhone to Android. Hence, we are sharing the steps to help you transfer the WhatsApp data and back up between these two operating systems.

The steps-by-step guide to transfer the data and backup of WhatsApp from iPhone to Android may be time consuming. Hence follow the steps carefully,

Steps to follow on iPhone to transfer WhatsApp Chat

  • Open WhatsApp on iPhone
  • Look for chat that you want to Export and swipe left but carefully and slowly.
  • Tap on More button and select the option ‘Export chat’.
  • You will get the two more option ‘With Media’ and ‘Without Media’. Tap on the one you want.
  • Then choose the Mail option and enter the email id that is linked to your Android device
  • Follow the same steps again to export other chats.

Steps to follow on Android smartphone to restore WhatsApp chat from iPhone

  • Open the mail and download the .zip files that you had sent for WhatsApp chart from iPhone
  • Delete WhatsApp if it is available on Android smartphone. And, reinstall WhatsApp from Google Play Store.
  • While, setting up the WhatsApp app once get the Restore data screen, choose Restore option.
  • Let the app to complete the restore process and then hit the Next button
  • Once the restore process is complete you will find all the chats from iPhone will be available on your Android smartphone.

As we suggested this is quite a tedious process and if you don’t want to use any third-party apps or services, this is the best method to transfer WhatsApp chat backup from iPhone to Android.

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