Whatever the reason for changing your phone, you definitely do not want to lose precious WhatsApp chats. Express.co.uk reveals a reliable method for restoring WhatsApp chats while switching between Apple iPhone to Android.
How to export chats from iPhone to Android:
Start the straightforward process by opening WhatsApp on iPhone.
Next swipe to the left on the WhatsApp chat you wish to export.
After swiping left, an option of More button apart from the Archive one will appear.
After tapping on this, you will then be able to view Export Chat option.
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Enter the mail ID you want to export the particular chat to your Android phone.
Tapping send will transfer the WhatsApp chat will be sent to your entered email ID as a chat attachment.
You are unfortunately required to perform all these steps for each and every chat you want to transfer from your iPhone to your Android phone.
Consequently this can become an extremely tedious process if you need to transfer your entire chat history in this manner but, this method.
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How to import WhatsApp chats to Android:
Once each chat has ben exported from the iPhone to Android handset, follow these steps to import those chats to your new device.
Start by opening the mail on which you exported your chat to.
Now find the email contains the exported WhatsApp chat history.
Next download the attachment of the chat on your Android phone.
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In order to restore the downloaded chat, delete and re-install WhatsApp on your Android phone from Google Play Store.
Open WhatsApp on your Android phone after downloading the latest version.
Now proceed with following the set-up process.
Tap Restore when prompted in the setup menu and after the restoration has completed, select the Next button at the bottom.
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Once WhatsApp restores the backup that you downloaded, all chats will appear on your Android device.
Additionally, in order to keep your chat history intact even after uninstall and reinstall the app for any plausible reason or while switching to a new phone, it is always a good idea to backup chats and media for future reference, either your iCloud account or your Google Drive.
This means those switching back from an Android smartphone to an iPhone cannot save their WhatsApp messages.
When WhatsApp is backed up on Android phones, they are added to Google Drive.
The iOS WhatsApp app conversely uses iCloud for both backup and restore.
Consequently, even those with the iOS Google Drive app, will not be able to restore their Android WhatsApp files, as the iOS WhatsApp will only backup and restore via the iCloud.