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3 Ways to Sync WhatsApp Messages from Android to iPhone X/8

You are going to switch your Android phone to an iPhone X or iPhone 8 but are worrying about the WhatsApp messages? This is not as difficult as you think actually- you have three ways to sync WhatsApp messages from Android to iPhone. And if you want to know the details about these means, you can read on to get them and choose one of them to transfer your WhatsApp messages easily.

Method 1. Transfer Android WhatsApp Messages to iPhone via Email

Method 2. Sync WhatsApp Messages from Android to iPhone via Backup

Method 3. Use Third-party Tool to Move Android WhatsApp Chat History

Transfer Android WhatsApp Messages to iPhone via Email

Since Email is available on both Android and iPhone, you can transfer the WhatsApp messages via a Email like Gmail, Outlook, Exchange, etc. The specific operation is:

Step 1. Open WhatsApp on your Android phone and then click Settings> Chats Settings> Chat History> Email Chat.

Step 2. After that, you can choose the chat that you want to move and then a window will pops up to ask you if you want to sync WhatsApp messages with media files. Just click on one option and then go on.

Step 3. On this page, you need to select an email application to send the conversation and then enter your account and password. Then tap on Send to transfer the data.

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Step 4. Install the email on your iPhone and then login to it. And now you can view the chat history in email directly.

Here you should know that the transferred conversations can only be seen in email and you are unable to open them in WhatsApp.

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Sync WhatsApp Messages from Android to iPhone via Backup

If you want to view the WhatsApp conversations in the application directly instead of email, you can select to accomplish the transmission via WhatsApp backup. This means requires you to backup WhatsApp messages on Android phone and then restore it on iPhone. The whole process would occur in WhatsApp App only.

Step 1. Enter WhatsApp and then navigate to Setting> Chats> Chat backup> Back Up now to backup the WhatsApp messages on Android.

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Step 2. Next, you need to uninstall WhatsApp on Android phone and then install it on iPhone.

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Notice: You must uninstall the App on Android after backing up the chats or you won't be able to restore them on iPhone.

Step 3. Launch WhatsApp on iPhone and then login to the WhatsApp account that you have used on Android. Then the App will tell you "Message Backup Found". When you see this information, you can click Restore to get the backed up conversation on iPhone.

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Use Third-party Tool to Move Android WhatsApp Chat History

You can use a third-party tool to transfer the Android WhatsApp messages to iPhone as well. Here Phone Transfer would be a good option- it can help you to sync the WhatsApp data safer and quicker. In addition, you can also use it to transfer other files on your Android phone to iPhone, such as contacts, call logs, photos, music and so on.

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Here is how to move Android WhatsApp chat history to iPhone:

Step 1. Download and install the software on your computer and then connect both your Android phone and iPhone to PC with 2 USB cables. Then you need to select Phone to Phone Transfer mode on the interface.

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Step 2. Once the program detects the connected phones, two devices will be listed on the interface. Then you need to ensure that your Android phone is displayed on the Source side. If not, you can click Flip to change their positions.

Step 3. Now you can check the App Data from the list and tap on Start Transfer to begin the transferring process.

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When the transferring process ends, you view the WhatsApp data on iPhone freely.

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