2016/03/29

How to Transfer WhatsApp Data from iPhone to Samsung


“Does anyone success transfer iPhone WhatsApp data such as chat history to Samsung before? Can you guys share the experience and step?”

The larger global market, the bigger screen, the easier operating Android system, so lots of iPhone users have changed to the Samsung camp, the new Samsung S7 will lead you to the exciting mobile phone world. But there is a problem for many users, such as, get a new Samsung phone and looking for an easy way to transfer WhatsApp chat history from old iPhone to Samsung.

The tutorial below will show you how to transfer WhatsApp data from an old iPhone to Samsung without technical knowledge required.



There are three steps, you need to backup iPhone WhatsApp data to your computer first, then transfer the backup file to the new Samsung phone, and the final step is restore WhatsApp data from backup file on Samsung phone.

Step 1. Backup WhatsApp data from old iPhone to PC:


Connect your iPhone to the computer, turn off iTunes, open command prompt (RUN : cmd), now it need a little tricky, you have to search for a folder named "whatsapp". The command line you need:

"dir" - to see visible data of the current folder.
"dir\a" - to see all data of the current folder.
"cd [folder]" - change directory (change folder to).

Then copy the folder "whatsapp" to your computer by using copy [source] [destination].

Step 2. Transfer WhatsApp data to Samsung phone


Connect your Samsung with the computer. Copy your WhatsApp conversation backup file into this folder “WhatsApp” under the internal storage on Samsung phone.

Step 3. Restore WhatsApp data on your Samsung phone


Launch WhatsApp on your Samsung phone and verify your phone number. Then you will get a notification that a message backup was found. Just tap "Restore", and your WhatsApp data from iPhone will be showed up on Samsung phone.

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