Transfer Line Chats from/to Android Phone Manually

May 30,2017 Posted by Allen Lee to Guides

If you are using Android device with Android OS 7.0 or above, you can follow this tutorial to transfer messages from or to your Android Phone manaully.

Tip: Voice message is not supported in this method.

* Transfer Android Line Chats to iPhone
* Transfer iPhone Line Chats to Android

Transfer Android Line Chat Messages to iPhone

Step 1: Backup messages for each individual conversation
1) Launch LINE messenger and go into the conversation that you want to backup.
2) Tap the drop down arrow on the upper right corner and then tap on "Chat Settings".
3) Tap on "Backup Chat History" and then select "Backup all data".
Tip: If you choose “Backup as a Text File”, you cannot restore the chat history later. So choose "Backup all data".
4) Select "No" to save the backup file on phone storage only and then tap on "OK" to finish.
5) Follow the above "1)~4)" steps to backup chats for each individual conversation in your Line account.Just to make sure all your chat messages have been saved.

Backup Line Chat Messages on Android

Step 2: Copy LINE_Backup folder from your Android to Computer
Connect your Android Phone to computer via USB in MTP method and then copy the folder LINE_Backup from your Android Phone Storage to computer.

Step 3: Login Line account on your iPhone.
Note: Make sure you have backed up all chat conversations on your Android(See step 1) before login Line account on iPhone.

Step 4: Connect your iPhone to Backuptrans software via USB. Then the software will detect your iPhone and show it on the main interface.
Note: Before connecting your iPhone, please make sure you have installed iTunes 12.1 or above on your computer. And please disable "iCloud Backup" and "Auto Sync" on iPhone/iTunes.

Step 5: Right-click iPhone name on Backuptrans software and then choose "Import from Line backup file" menu.

Transfer Line chat messages from Android Backup file

Step 6: Select the LINE_Backup you got in step 2 on computer. Click Confirm to start loading. Then all your Android Line chat messages will be saved into Backuptrans local database.

Step 7: Now you need to right-click local database on Backuptrans software and then choose "Transfer Messages from Database to iPhone" menu to transfer messages to your iPhone device.

Transfer Line chat messages from Database to iPhone

Done! All your Android Line chats have been transferred to iPhone successfully.

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Transfer iPhone Line Chat Messages to Android

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to Backuptrans software via USB. Then the software will detect your iPhone and show it on the main interface.

Step 2: Click the "Backup" buton on the software to save all chat messages from your iPhone into Backuptrans local database.

Tip: Or you can backup your iPhone data on computer first with iTunes. And then click "File"->"Import from iTunes Backup" menu on Backuptrans software to load messages.

Backup Line chats messages from iPhone to computer

Step 3: Right-click the local database name and then choose "Export to Line backup file" menu.

Export Line Chat Messages to Backup File

Step 4: Choose the correct Line account on your Android Phone and then click "OK" button. Then all your chat messages will be exported into backup files inside a folder named LINE_Backup on your computer. Exit Backuptrans software after done.

Step 5: Connect your Android Phone to computer via USB in MTP method. Copy the folder LINE_Backup you got in step 4 to your Android Phone Storage. Disconnect your Android Phone from computer after done.

Note: If you already have a LINE_Backup folder on Android Phone Storage, please remove or rename it first before coping files from computer.

Copy Line backup file to Android

Step 6: Launch LINE app, start a new chat or enter an existing conversation with the person whose chat history you want to restore.

Step 7: Tap the drop down arrow on the upper right corner to bring down more options. Tap on "Chat Settings" and then choose "Import Chat History".

Step 8: Tap on "Yes" to start restoring and then tap on "OK" after restoring done.

Note: Follow the above "5~7" steps to restore chats for each individual conversation in your Line account if you want to restore all.

Restore Line Chat Messages on Android

Done! All your iPhone Line chats have been transferred to Android device.

If you have any further question, please contact us at support@backuptrans.com.

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