“I recently changed smartphones from Android to Samsung, and I’ve lost my WhatsApp conversations. How can I transfer WhatsApp messages, including photos and videos from old Android phone to another? Thanks.”
WhatsApp is widely used among Android phone/tablet users. There must have plenty of WhatsApp messages, images&videos stored on your Android after few years of using. Some of them mean a lot to you and it’s reasonable that you can’t afford losing them forever. If you switch a new Android phone, how can you transfer WhatsApp messages from Android to Android?
Here, I am going to make you aware with 3 different methods related to this, I hope it will be helpful to you to make their way easy for transfer of available WhatsApp messages between Android.
With the help of Phone Transfer tool, you can transfer WhatsApp messages from Android to Android, including HTC, Samsung Galaxy S7/S6/S5/Note 7/Note 5/C7/C5/A9/A7, Huawei P9/P8, Sony, LG, ZTE, Oppo R9/R7, Vivo and more. You can also transfer contacts, photos, videos, messages between Android in 1 click.
Step 1.Download the Program on Computer
To start with, download and install Phone Transfer on computer, then open it and select “Phone to Phone Transfer”.
Step 2.Connect Android Phones to Computer
Next, connect your Android devices to the computer, and wait until the program detects your Android phones. Once detected, both Androids will display in the interface as follow. Make sure that the devices are in the right position. Put your old Android phone in the Source section and the new one in the Destination section. You can change their places by clicking the “Flip” button.
Step 3.Select App Data to Transfer
Tick “App” and “App Data”, and a message saying “Transferring app data requires…” will show up asking you to confirm the action to root your Android phone. Click “To transfer app data…” > “Confirm” > “Start Transfer” to continue.
Note: Do not choose the “Clear data before copy” option during the process.
During the transferring process, a notice will pop up and ask you to authorize again to let the MobileGoConnectior to root your Android phone. Click “OK” to carry on.
Step 4.Transfer App Data from Android to Android
Well, the program will automatically transfer all apps and app data between Android phones. If everything goes as usual, you will see the message saying “You have copied the data completely!”, and then tap on “OK” to end the process.
Android Backup&Restore tool allows Android phone and tablet users to backup WhatsApp messages from Android to PC/computer, WhatsApp images&videos as well. Then you can restore back to Android phone from backup file. Besides WhatsApp data, contacts, messages, photos, videos, call history, etc are also supported. What’s more, you can recover deleted or lost contents on Android phone, such as Samsung Galaxy S7/S6/S5, Galaxy Note 7/5, Galaxy C7/A9, Oppo R9, Vivo, Huawei P9/P8, HTC, Sony and so on.
Step 1.Free Download the Program on PC
Firstly, launch the program on your computer after downloading and installing Choose “Android Data Backup&Restore” mode under the “More Tools”.
Step 2.Select WhatsApp Data to Backup
Next, connect your old Android to computer via its USB cable. Clicking the “Backup” button and select “WhatsApp” of “Application” and “Application data” to go on.
The backup process will be completed after the “Backup has been completed!” screen appears.
Step 3.Restore to Android from Backup File
If you want to restore WhatsApp messages to new Android phone from backup, you can run the program and find out the “Restore” button from “Android Data Backup & Restore”. Then connect your new device to computer.
Step 4.Export/Restore WahtsApp Messages to Android from Backup
Now you will see all backup history of your Android device,choose the one you want and click on the “Restore” button.
Finally, all backed up WhatsApp messages are restored back to your new Android phone.
Step 1.Go to WhatsApp Settings on Old Android
Tap on the menu button on your Android WhatsApp. Then select “Settings”. Next, choose “Chats and calls” and then “Chat backup”.
Step 2.Backup WhatsApp Messages with Gmail
In the “Chat backup” page, you can backup your messages, photos, videos to Google Drive by tapping on “BACK UP”. Select “Backup to Google Drive”, you can select frequency of backup. Then you can select to back up over Wi-Fi only, or Wi-Fi and cellular. Note:You are required to add Gmail account before backing up.
Step 3.Restore WhatsApp Chat to Android from Gmail
Install WhatsApp app on your new Android phone. Sign in WhatsApp with the old phone number. Your WhatsApp messages will be restored from Google Drive. After that, select “Next” to display your chats.
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