Migrate WhatsApp Chat Histoy to Galaxy Note 7 from iPhone/Android

Aug 18,2016 Posted by Allen Lee to Guides

Samsung announced the Galaxy Note 7 earlier this month and it will arrive in stores later in August. The Galaxy Note 7 is absolutely a phone you should buy. It isn't just a great Android phone. It's a great phone, period. But you may face some problems when you want to transfer WhatsApp chat history to the new Galaxy Note 7 from your old smart phone(Android or iPhone). Now Backuptrans software provide a good solution. With Backuptrans, you can easily migrate WhatsApp chat history to Galaxy Note 7 from an iPhone or old Android Phone. Transferring whatsapp chats photos videos etc attachments is also supported. Just follow these simple steps:

For blank new Galaxy Note 7(No Whatsapp message on phone):

Step 1: Backup WhatsApp Messages from old Phone into Backuptrans local database. (Skip if done)
You can simply connect your old iPhone/Android phone to the software via USB. And then click "Backup" button to save all whatsapp chat messages into Backuptrans local database. Or click "File"->"Import from iTunes Backup" menu to loading Whatsapp messages from iTunes backup on computer.

Step 2: Right-click the database name on Backuptrans software and then choose "Export Messages to Crypt File" menu.

Step 3: Choose a folder to save you exported files.

Step 4: Check the exported files.
After exported, you will get a folder like CryptConverter-[datetime]-[*****]. Open the folder then you will see another folder named WhatsApp.

Step 5: Copy the WhatsApp folder to Galaxy Note 7.
Connect your Galaxy Note 7 to computer via USB in MTP method. Then copy the WhatsApp folder you got in step 4 to sdcard/ or /storage/emulated/0/ on your Galaxy Note 7.

Note: If you already have a WhatsApp folder on Galaxy Note 7 Phone Storage, please remove or rename it first before coping files from computer.

Step 6: Disconnect WhatsApp from Google Drive Backup.
1) Go to drive.google.com on your computer.
2) Click "My Drive"->"Settings"-> "Manage Apps".

3) Choose "WhatsApp Messenger", click "Options"->"Disconnect from Drive".
Note:If you have a large backup on drive, it may take a few minutes to display WhatsApp Messenger in Apps list.

Step 7: Verify WhatsApp Messenger on Galaxy Note 7.
Re-install WhatsApp Messenger on your Galaxy Note 7 and then verify with your phone number. Then you can choose to restore messages from the crypt file on Phone Storage.
Note:If you can't uninstall WhatsApp Messenger from your Galaxy Note 7, please try these:
1) Go "Settings" -> "Apps" -> "WhatsApp" on your Galaxy S7/S7 Edge.
2) Click "Force Stop" button.
3) Click "Storage"->"Clear Data" & "Clear Cache" buttons.
4) Start WhatsApp Messenger again on Galaxy Note 7.

Done! Now you have all the WhatsApp chat history migrated into your new Galaxy Note 7. Free download Backuptrans Android iPhone WhatsApp Transfer software on your computer to try.

Note: If you have WhatsApp chat messages on your new Note 7 already, please simply connect your new new Galaxy Note 7 and your old Android Phone/iPhone to Backuptrrans software via USB. And then click the "Transfer" button on the software to migrate your messsages. All chat history will be merged perfectly on your Galaxy Note 7.

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

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