iOS to Android FAQs

iOS to Android

  • 1. How to Transfer WhatsApp from Android to iPhone Directly?

    To improve consistency during the transferring process, we encourage you to use the ”Backup” feature on your iPhone first and then use the ”Restore” feature to transfer data to your Android device. By doing this, you don’t have to connect both phones to the PC at the same time.

    Caution: 

    • Please log in a WhatsApp account on your iPhone before transfer your data. 
    • Disable ”Find My iPhone” on your iPhone before transfer your data. 
    • Due to the privacy agreement of the iOS system, we can not solely bakcup the WhatsApp data. Alternatively, we will backup ALL data in your iPhone which including the WhatsApp data. Therefore, we recommend you delete the APP, Photo, and Video you may no longer use to save the backup time. (Data and Privacy Agreement) 

    Step 1: Connect both your Android and iPhone devices to the PC. (How to Connect iPhone and Android devices)

    connect the 2 device to pc

    In this step, we will first backup your data to PC, and then restore local WhatsApp’s data to your Android device. 

    Due to the privacy agreement of the iOS system, we can not solely bakcup the WhatsApp data from your iPhone, which means the processing time depends on your data size and may take longer than usual. 

    the device successfully connected

    Step 2: A developer version of WhatsApp will be installed on your Android device (What is ”Developer Version WhatsApp”).  

    Please check if any pop-ups on the target device regarding the developer’s WhatsApp installation. If yes, please allow the installation request. (Or it will cause a failure of data transferring)

    Step 3: Give the Storage Permissions to your Android device.

    allow permissions storage

    Step 4: Log in a WhatsApp acount on your Android device.

    successfully transfer whatsapp

  • 2. Indrect Way to Transfer WhatsApp from iOS to Android

    To improve consistency during the transferring process, we encourage you to use the ”Backup” feature on your iPhone first and then use the ”Restore” feature to transfer data to your Android device. By doing this, you don’t have to connect both phones to the PC at the same time.

    Caution: 

    • Please log in a WhatsApp account on your iPhone before transfer your data. 
    • Disable ”Find My iPhone” on your iPhone before transfer your data. 
    • Due to the privacy agreement of the iOS system, we can not solely bakcup the WhatsApp data. Alternatively, we will backup ALL data in your iPhone which including the WhatsApp data. Therefore, we recommend you delete the APP, Photo, and Video you may no longer use to save the backup time. (Data and Privacy Agreement) 

    Step 1: Connect your iPhone to the PC  (How to connect your iPhone to PC)

    connect the device and start to backup

    Step 2: Log in a WhatsApp acount on your iPhone.

    Step 3: Click ”Restore Now” after successfully backup your Data.

    restore now

    Step 4: Go to the ”Restore” and find your backup file on the list. Click ”Restore to phone” and choose the device. 

    choose whatsapp backup

    Step 5: A developer version of WhatsApp will be installed on your Android device (What is ”Developer Version WhatsApp”).  

    Please check if any pop-ups on the target device regarding the developer’s WhatsApp installation. If yes, please allow the installation request. (Or it will cause a failure of data transferring)

    Step 6: Give the Storage Permissions to your Android device.

    Step 7: Log in a WhatsApp account on your Android device.