"I upgraded my device to iPhone 8 from iPhone 6. How to transfer the WhatsApp messages from my old device to the new one directly?" – Nick
Are you wondering how to transfer WhatsApp messages from iPhone to iPhone 7/8? A lot of people go through the same dilemma, especially when they upgraded to a new phone and don't want to lose the important WhatsApp chat history, so they are desire to transfer the WhatsApp chat data between the old device and the new one. So how to keep your conversations safe and secure when you get a brand new iPhone? Here are 2 simple methods that tells you how to transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to iPhone 7/8 with ease.
Part 1: Transfer iPhone WhatsApp Messages to iPhone 7/8 by Using WhatsApp iCloud Backup
This method involves using WhatsApp iCloud backup feature to transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to iPhone 7/8 and take your chats from the old phone to the new. Your iPhone 7/8 data will be overwritten after using this method.
Step 1. Make sure you have iCloud backup function for iPhone enabled on both your phones.
Step 2. On your old iPhone, go to WhatsApp.
Step 3. Tap settings > Chat settings > Chat backup.
Step 4. Click on Backup Now. All your conversations will be backed up to WhatsApp's iCloud server.
Step 5. Now on your new iPhone 7/8, install WhatsApp app.
Step 6. Login with your phone number.
Step 7. You will be prompted to restore your previous chats.
Step 8. Click on OK and get access to all past conversations.
Part 2: Transfer iPhone WhatsApp Messages to iPhone 7/8 with iOS Data Recovery
It is the best, simplest and fastest way to transfer WhatsApp messages from iPhone to iPhone 7/8 using iOS Data Recovery. With iOS Data Recovery, you can transfer iPhone WhatsApp messages and WhatsApp message attachments, export them to the computer or restore the backup to iOS/Android device. iOS Data Recovery offers a complete solution for solve WhatsApp data for iOS device. Additionally, iOS Data Recovery can help to restore several types of deleted files for iOS device, including contacts, messages, photos, videos, notes, calendars, call logs, documents and apps data. Supported iOS device: iPhone 8, iPhone 7, iPhone 6S/6, iPhone 5S/5, iPad and iPod.
After launch iOS Data Recovery on your computer, select "WhatsApp Transfer, Backup & Restore" option under from the tool list. Then you will see the window as follows.
Step 1. Connect iPhone 7/8 to the Computer
To transfer WhatsApp messages from iPhone to iPhone 7/8, you can choose to click "Transfer WhatsApp messages". Then connect your two iPhone to the computer. Once the program detects them, you will get the window as follows.
Step 2. Begin to Transfer WhatsApp Messages
Now, click "Transfer" to begin the WhatsApp message transfer. Since the transfer here will erase existed WhatsApp messages from the destination device, you need to click "Yes" to confirm this action if you still want to move forward.
Then the transfer process starts.
Just keep your devices are connected well and then wait for the end. When you see the window below, you can disconnect your devices and view the transferred data on your iPhone 7/8.