How to Transfer WhatsApp Messages from Android to Android

October 03 2017 21:02 pm/ Post By Yoli Software to WhatsApp

Smart phone fans prefer to use the newest device to enjoy the most advanced amazing performance at the fullest. With the launch of iPhone X/8 (Plus), many Android smart phone manufacturers can not wait to release their new devices like LG V30, Samsung Galaxy Note 8, Vivo X20, etc. When you make a decision to switch from an old Android to a new Android, one of the things you might care is how to transfer meaningful data quickly and safely. Among all the data on your Android phone or tablet, instant messenger chats may be the hardest to move. 


As for popular instant messenger apps for Android users, WhatsApp is definitely the one that is used at most extend. It's convenient and free to chat with each other by sending texts, pictures, videos, audios and other files. Here after reading this tutorial, you won't be afraid of losing WhatsApp data anymore and you will get two easy ways to transfer WhatsApp messages from Android to Android.


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Most Recommended: Transfer WhatsApp Messages from Android to Android with Yolisoft MobileTrans

To save time and efforts, this is the most direct and easiest way to transfer WhatsApp data (chats, voice messages, videos, photos, attachments) from one Android to another. The key to a successful transfer is choosing a proper transfer tool. After our repeated testings, we recommend Yolisoft MobileTrans to you. In one click, all your WhatsApp messages will start to move automatically. 


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  1. Install & launch this data transfer software on your PC or Mac.

  2. Once you see its main UI, choose "Phone to Phone Transfer" section to continue.

  3. Connect your two Android phones to computer via USB cables. Follow the hints to make your devices to be identified by the software.

  4. Select "App" and "App Data" file types. Then click "Start Transfer" button to complete.


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Things you may concern:

The program works perfectly with almost all Android brands, such as Samsung, HTC, LG, Huawei, Sony, OnePlus, Google, Lenovo, ZTE, Motorola, etc. The hot devices like Samsung Galaxy S8 (+)/S7 (Edge)/Note 8, HTC U11, OnePlus 5, LG V30, Moto Z2 Force are all supported.

Moreover, this all-in-one software also allows you to transfer photos, videos, calendar, contacts, SMS and music between Android, iOS and Windows phone.


Alternative: Transfer WhatsApp Chat History from Android to Android with Local Backup

WhatsApp can be set to backup and save your chat history to your phone memory. So you can find the backups on your old Android and then transfer it to the new one. Here are the instructions on how to sync WhatsApp conversations between Android phones through local backup.


  1. On your old Android, open WhatsApp, hit the Menu button. Go to "Settings", then "Chats and calls", select "Back up chats" to make a backup file of the WhatsApp data.

  2. Connect the old Android to computer. Search phone memory and navigate to folder named as "WhatsApp/Database".

  3. Find the backup file like "msgstore-YYYY-MM-DD.1.db.crypt12", then rename it to "msgstore.db.crypt120".

  4. Install WhatsApp on your new Android and verify phone number, then plug it to computer. Copy and paste the renamed file to the same location on your new phone.

  5. Finally, in WhatsApp, tap "Restore" and select the copied file just now. The current WhatsApp chats (if you have) will be replaced by the restored ones.


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Concerning the safety of your present data, we recommend the first way for you sincerely.