How to transfer your WhatsApp messages to your new iPhone

WhatsApp is currently the most used messaging app on the market. Facebook-owned app now has more than one billion users worldwide, allowing users to quickly send text messages, make voice calls, documents, images and voice notes to their friends and family.

If you are a frequent user of WhatsApp, then you want to transfer WhatsApp messages to your new iPhone to make sure that everything is safe and sound. WhatsApp doesn’t allow you to move your messages, images and voice notes to other devices. However, there is a simple trick that helps you do this.

In this guide, we will go through the steps to transfer your WhatsApp messages to your new iPhone. Before we begin, make sure you are now running the latest version of WhatsApp on your device.

How to transfer your WhatsApp messages to your new iPhone

  1. How to transfer your WhatsApp messages to your new iPhone using iCloud

iCloud serves as one of the best ways to transfer your WhatsApp messages to your new device, as it is safe and fast. If you need help, you can check out our steps below.

Step one: First off, pick up your new iPhone, then launch the Settings app and tap on your Apple ID at the top of the screen

Step two: Next up, hit iCloud and then turn on the switch for iCloud Drive. After that, locate WhatsApp from the list of apps that back up their data to iCloud and then turn on the switch

Step three: Once you are done, launch WhatsApp and select the Settings tab. After that, open Chats and select Chat Backup

Step four: Hit the Back Up Now button and WhatsApp will start backing up your data to iCloud.  Once the backup process is complete, pick up your new iPhone and sign in with your Apple ID

Step five: Head to the App Store and download WhatsApp on your new iPhone. After that, install it, then open it and restore your iCloud backup.

  1. How to transfer your WhatsApp messages to your new iPhone using iMazing

iMazing is a great app that allows you to securely transfer your data from your old iPhone to the new device. Before we proceed, make sure you now have iMazing installed on your computer.

Step one: Connect your old iPhone to your computer and then open iMazing. After that, select your iPhone and then hit Back Up

Step two: Next up, select your device from the left sidebar and then hit Apps. After that, select WhatsApp, hit Manage Apps and select Extract App

Step three: Select where you want to store your WhatsApp messages and then wait until WhatsApp finishes extracting your data

Step four: Disconnect your old iPhone and then connect your new iPhone to your computer. After that, open iMazing on your new iPhone and select your device to proceed

Step five: Hit Apps, then click Manage Apps and select Restore Apps. Once you are done, select the backup file. iMazing will back up your messages. One done,  hit Continue to reboot your device

Also read: iPhone contacts missing? Here is how to get them back

Got any questions? Let us know in the comments below.

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