How to save chat on Whatsapp when changing your phone
Every owner of a new smartphone or tablet is faced with the need to transfer important information from the Whatsapp messenger from an old mobile device. The question arises how to transfer “Vatsap” to another phone, keeping the correspondence and contact list. Following simple rules, the user can transfer messages from the previous device to a new one and continue communication with friends and acquaintances.
- 1 Setting up a backup copy and transfer of Vatsap to another phone with saving of correspondence
- 2 Transfer Whatsapp chats within the same platform
- 3 Transfer Whatsapp between different OS
- 4 Transferring conversations between Blackberry devices
- 5 Transfer on smartphones with Windows Phone
- 6 How to transfer correspondence to a computer
Setting up a backup copy and transfer of Vatsap to another phone with saving of correspondence
When changing the phone, backup folders are created for all contacts and chat rooms with correspondence. User can copy files manually. To do this, he must go to the “Settings” of his device, and from there go to “Chats”. Here you need to tap on the inscription “Backup chat”, and then click on “Backup to save information”.
If the number has changed, then you can enter information about it in the messenger as follows:
- Install on your mobile device that supports 2 SIM cards, old and new SIM cards.
- Open “Settings”, and then go to the “Account” section and the subsection “Change phone number”, then enter a new number in the field that appears.
- To confirm the action, click on the “Save” button..
- Reply to the SMS message that came to the previous number, having passed verification.
You can save the necessary information using the Google Drive storage. Subsequently, with its help, it will be easy to transfer everything you need from the “Vatsap” to another device. To do this, you just need to connect the new phone to the computer via the USB port, open the folder with it and find the backups (they are called “msgstore”). All files must be copied and saved to a PC.
You need to download the Vatsap application on a new phone, but do not open it, but first connect the mobile device to the PC. Having opened the database, you need to create a new folder and transfer the backup files from the previous phone there. Only after that you can enter Vatsap and allow saving chats and a contact list on a new phone.
Creating a backup of WhatsApp.
Transfer Whatsapp chats within the same platform
You can transfer chats to a device with the same operating system by saving files in internal memory in advance, copying them to an SD card or to cloud storage. Moreover, all information is protected against accidental loss, provided that it has not been deleted before..
Between Two Android Smartphones
When copying files locally, a memory card or the phone itself is used. Many modern smartphones have an automatic data backup feature. By default, it turns on every day at 2 a.m. You can view the saved database in folders with the names Whatsapp Images, Whatsapp Animated Gifts, Whatsapp Video.
Also, the autosave option is present in the Whatsapp messenger. If automatic saving is paused, the function can be restarted..
To do this, you need:
- Open “Settings” on the phone, and then – “Data and storage”.
- In the “Mobile network” and Wi-Fi, set the necessary values for copying.
- Then go back to “Settings”, tap on the line with the name “Chats” and check the box next to “Backup chats”.
- At the end, click on the green column “Backup” and save the settings.
After that, you can reinstall the files on another Android device. If a memory card is used to transfer information, first you need to install it on a new smartphone, and then download the Vatsap mobile application onto it and at the first start specify the previous phone number. After that, it will remain to allow the restoration of the backup copy of the correspondence from the messenger and follow the further system instructions.
Backing up chats in Vatsap.
If everything is stored in the internal memory of the old phone, you will first have to transfer the files to the computer using the USB cable. On the new device, you must install the messenger, but do not start it. At this time, you need to connect both phones to the PC, open the sdcard / Whatsapp folder on the old smartphone and transfer it to the new one. After that, you can continue installing the Vatsap application on the new device. Then you need to follow the instructions of the system and finally indicate the old phone number: in the case of writing a new number, data cannot be restored.
C iphone to another iPhone
You can transfer files to another Apple device using local copy. This option can be set independently. To do this, go to the “Settings” iPhone, select the subsection “Chats”, and then activate the slider next to the line “Save media”. You can download the necessary files using the file manager or PC. The messenger on the new device must be downloaded after transferring the Whatsapp folder from the previous smartphone, allow the start of file recovery by registering the old phone number.
You can also copy data and synchronize it between Apple devices using the iCloud cloud storage, which is an analogue of Google Disk. Here you can set the option to save the history of instant messenger “Vatsap” daily. For further transfer to another iPhone, you must open the cloud storage on the previous device, click on the line “Create a copy” and transfer all correspondence there. After that, the messenger is installed on the new device, the archive is transferred to it.
Copy data using iCloud storage.
Transfer Whatsapp between different OS
Copying data to a device with a different operating system will not work directly. Information can be saved without synchronization.
From Iphone to Android
To transfer information between devices, use the Whatsapp Recovery program. It needs to be installed on a PC, and then connect the iPhone to the computer. After that, open the program and find the “Vatsap” folder there, go to its contents using the dir command line.
On the Android device you need to download the messenger and, without installing it, copy the “Vatsap” folder using the Copy button, transferring it to your smartphone. After installing the application, it remains only to confirm the phone number registered in the system, and then restore your correspondence.
From Android to iphone
You can transfer Vatsap files from an Android smartphone to an iPhone using WhatsApp Transfer Software. After installing the application on a computer, smartphones with different operating systems must be connected to the PC via USB. Going to the shared Transfer folder, you should find the “Vatsap” files. Next, you need to open the correspondence data in the messenger, select them and click on the inscription “Copy from Android to iPhone”. In the future, the file must be moved to iCloud storage installed on the iPhone.
Transferring conversations between Blackberry devices
Blackberry has its own “cloud” storage – Link. Using it, you can make copies of files, including Vatsap correspondence. In the future, it remains only to transfer everything to a new smartphone and run an instant messenger on it.
Transfer on smartphones with Windows Phone
All smartphones running Windows have the “Data Transfer” feature. If the option was not found, it can be downloaded as a special application from the Windows market. In order to duplicate the messenger correspondence and send the file to another device, you need to enable Bluetooth on both smartphones. After that, activate the “My Data” option in the “WhatsApp” application and click “Continue”. From all available Bluetooth devices, you need to select the desired smartphone and start synchronizing with it. To download files, check the boxes next to them and start the copying process..
How to transfer correspondence to a computer
First you need to select the media to which the files will be transferred. It can be a memory card or cloud storage. You can save the correspondence from the messenger to the PC by connecting a smartphone to it, opening the Whatsapp / databases folder and saving the files.