[Can't-Miss!] How to Transfer WhatsApp Messages from Android to Android in 2019?

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When you get a new Android and want to transfer the WhatsApp chats from the old phone to the new one, you must wonder how to transfer WhatsApp messages from Android to Android. In this page, you will learn about 3 easy ways to complete the transfer and realize this kind of transfer is very simple and easy to play.

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Part 1: How to Transfer WhatsApp Messages from Android to Android via Google Drive?

To transfer WhatsApp Messages from Android to Android, the first way that we want to introduce is utilizing Google Drive, which can save your WhatsApp messages as a backup from your old Android to a new phone using your personal Google account.

Note: Before you use Google Drive, please make sure that:

- Your old Android phone has been synced by Google Drive already.

- Your Google Drive has enough space for all your WhatsApp chats.

- Your old Android has enough space to create a backup for your WhatsApp.

To do that:

  1. On your old Android phone, Launch WhatsApp.
  2. Backup WhatsApp Messages to Google Drive.
  3. Download and install WhatsApp on your new Android phone.
  4. Restore the WhatsApp messages from Google Drive using the same phone number that you used to create the backup on your old Android device.

Here are the detail steps for you to operate.

Step 1: Backup WhatsApp Messages from Old Android to Google Drive.

Open WhatsApp on your old Android, click the "Menu" icon and go to "Settings". Press the button of "Chats and calls", then select the option of "Chat backup". Tap on "Account" and choose or add your Google Drive account. Click "Back Up" to back up the data. Now the process will start automatically.

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Step 2: Transfer the WhatsApp Messages from Google Drive to your New Android.

Install WhatsApp on your new Android. Follow the instructions to verify the phone number, which is same as you used on your old Android device. Then click on "Restore" to restore the data when it asks you whether you want to restore your messages and media from Google Drive. Once the process achieves 100%, the chats are restored to your new Android phone.

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Part 2: How to Transfer WhatsApp chats from Android to Android via Local Backup?

You can also back up the WhatsApp messages to SD card or internal memory, then transfer the backed up files from Android to Android. However, unlike backing up to Google Drive, you may need a computer or insert the SD card into another Android device to transfer WhatsApps chats to a new phone.

To do that, you need to:

#1. Back Up WhatsApp Messages to Local Storage.

  1. Launch WhatsApp on your old Android device.
  2. Go to "Menu", select "Settings".
  3. Click on "Chats" < "Chat backup".
  4. To create a local backup, you need to turn off "Backup to Google Drive".
  5. Tap on "Back Up" to save the WhatsApp messages and media files to SD card or internal memory.

#2. Move WhatsApp Messages to A New Android Phone via SD Card.

  1. Take the SD card from your old phone.
  2. Insert this SD card into your new Android phone.
  3. The messages from your WhatsApp will be transferred into your new phone when you install the WhatsApp application.

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#3. Switch WhatsApp Messages to Another Android Phone with PC.

If the data have stored on internal storage already, you need to use the computer as an intermediate platform. Follow the steps below to operate.

  1. Using a USB cable to connect your old Android and PC.
  2. Open your Android phone's internal memory.
  3. Find out the folder of "WhatsApp/Database".
  4. Disconnect the old Android from the computer.
  5. Connect the new Android to PC with a USB cable.
  6. Copy the "WhatsApp/Database" files to your new phone.
  7. Install and launch the WhatsApp application on your new Android device.
  8. Follow the instructions, when you get a prompt asking you if to restore the data, click on the "Restore" button to restore.

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Part 3: How to Transfer WhatsApp from Android to Android via 1 Click?

The third way which is using the comprehensive and efficient mobile transfer - Samsung Data Transfer to help you to transfer WhatsApp from Android to Android with 1 click.

The program is designed to transfer data between two phones. It's simple for you to transfer the WhatsApp application from your Android to Android. Not only that, you can use Samsung Data Transfer transfer text messages, photos, videos, music, call logs, contacts, and so on from one phone to another one. Of course, it also supports other 3 modes like iPhone to iPhone, Android to iPhone, and iPhone to Android.

Don't worry about the type of your phone. Samsung Data Transfer can support almost all Android phones like Samsung Galaxy, HTC, Huawei, Xiaomi, Sony, LG, ZTE, Motorola, etc. What's more, it also supports popular models of iPhone, iPad, iPod, and iTouch.

Download the right version of the program on your computer, and follow the tutorial to transfer WhatsApp from Android to Android via 1 click.

Step 1: Connect both your Android phones to a computer via USB cables.

After downloading the program, connect your two Android phones to computer with their USB cables. You will see the interface like this below when you launch the program. You need to enable USB debugging on your Android phones first.

run and connect android devices to pc via usb cables

Step 2: Transfer WhatsApp from old Android to a new one with 1 click.

Check out the source device (left) is your old phone and the destination device (right) is the new Android phone. If they are on the wrong sides, click on "Flip" to change their positions. Then tick the option of "Apps" and press "Start Copy" to start the process.

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Step 3. Wait for the process to finish.

When the progress achieves 100%, you can find that all the apps, including WhatsApp, are transferred from your old Android device to your new Android phone.

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Please notice that Samsung Data Transfer doesn't support to transfer WhatsApp data from Android to Android. It can not switch the WhatsApp messages or media attachments between Android phones.

The Bottom Line

As you can see, it is simple for you to transfer WhatsApp messages from Android to Android. You can use different ways to realize the transfer. Pick one method as you like to transfer WhatsApp and its data from your old phone to a new one.

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