WhatsApp chat backup
WhatsApp chat backup

WhatsApp is one of the most popular instant messaging apps. You must be using the WhatsApp to stay connected with your friends, colleague, and others. When you chat with anyone then you have a lot of chat.

If you upgrade or change your phone then you must want to transfer the old chat to a new phone. Also, you must want to take the WhatsApp chat backup. Because you have so many important chats and you want to transfer to the new phone. Today I am explaining to you about the WhatsApp old chat transfer to the new phone. Read this post till the end to know more about this.


You can transfer the old WhatsApp chats to the new phone easily. You have two ways to transfer the WhatsApp chat to new.

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Backup and restore the WhatsApp Chat on Google Drive or iCloud.

You can easily transfer the old WhatsApp chat to your phone with the help of this way. You have to just take the backup of chat history from the old phone and transfer to a new phone.

Way to backup on the android phone.

You have to open your WhatsApp on your old phone. Click on the three dots top of the right corner of the WhatsApp homepage. Click on the setting option then go to the Chats option. Now click on the Chat backup option bottom of the Chats option. Choose whether you want to backup your chats manually or automatically (Weekly, Monthly, Never, etc) then click on chat backup. Now your backup is ready. Now when you open your new WhatsApp then you can recover your old chats and media from Google Drive.

Way to backup on the iPhone.

You have to open your WhatsApp on your old iPhone. Click on the setting option bottom of the home page of WhatsApp. After this click on the Chats option then click on the Chat Backup. Click on the Back Up Now and your WhatsApp chat backup to the iCloud. You can include the videos or not it depend on you. But make sure iCloud is on in your Apple ID.

Now when you install the WhatsApp on your new iPhone then it will give you the restore option to restore your WhatsApp chat history from iCloud on the new iPhone.

Manual backup (Android).

If you don’t want to save your WhatsApp chat on Google Drive then you can use this way. You have to simply connect your phone with your laptop or Desktop through USB cable. You have to go to the WhatsApp database once you connect your phone on your computer. WhatsApp database is available in the internal memory of the phone.

Go to the backup file, it will show the saved date. The file may look like this – “msgstore-2020-07-17.db.crypt1”. You have to just copy it to your computer. It will not have a backup date if chat history is automatically supported.

You don’t have to open the WhatsApp after installing it on your new phone. Copy the received file to the Database folder of your new phone. Create the folder if the database is not available and paste the file into it.

Now open the WhatsApp on your new device. When you open the app then it will show a notification that a message backup has been found on your phone. You have to click on the need restore option and that chat will start shortly.

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