Dr.Fone User Guide for Whatsapp Transfer

Learn how to use Dr.Fone to transfer WhatsApp & WhatsApp Business between your iOS/Android devices and computers. Backup and restore your WeChat, LINE, Kik, and Viber on iOS. Download the latest version of Dr.Fone and get started now.

How To Backup and Restore Social Apps on iOS?

"Many iOS social applications are used for communication alongside WhatsApp. Given the popularity of many iOS social apps used alongside WhatsApp, it's essential to back up their data to protect meaningful content. Storing backups on different platforms is also recommended. Dr.Fone - WhatsApp Transfer offers a unique feature for backing up and restoring social apps, as discussed in the guide.

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Part 1: Backup & Restore Kik

Step 1 Launch the WhatsApp Transfer Tool

Start the process by connecting your iOS device to the computer using a cabled connection. Launch Wondershare Dr.Fone and navigate to Toolbox > WhatsApp Transfer to launch the tool on another window.

start whatsapp transfer tool

* The Dr.Fone Mac version still has the old interface, but it does not affect the use of the Dr.Fone function. We will update it as soon as possible.

Step 2 Start and Execute the Backup of Kik

As a new window opens, navigate to Kik from the left panel and continue to select Backup.

start kik ios backup

The backup process initiates, and the window displays the progress for a quick check.

view kik ios backup progress

Once the backup concludes, a message appears on a similar screen. Click View It or return to the main screen to view the backed-up content,

complete kik ios backup

Step 3 Restore Kik Data to iOS Device

Next, select the Restore button to restore Kik data to the iOS device.

start restoring kik ios backup

Select the backup file you want to restore In the following screen and tap the Restore button.

view kik ios backup files

You'll reach a new screen where you have to select the Restore button to initiate the process.

initiate kik ios backup

A prompt appears on the screen, offering to remove the previous Kik data on the iOS device. To confirm removal, select the Backup button on the prompt. Otherwise, proceed with Continue.

confirm kik ios prompt

Step 4 Complete the Restoration of Kik to iOS

The next screen shows the progress of the restored Kik data on iDevice. Click Cancel if you wish to stop the process.

view restore kik ios

Once the process is complete, a comprehensive message appears on the screen. Click OK to conclude the backup and restoration of Kik.

complete restore kik ios

Part 2: Backup & Restore Viber

Step 1 Backup Viber Content from iOS Device

As you open the WhatsApp Transfer tool, lead to Viber > Backup to proceed towards backing up your iDevice.

start viber ios backup

The backup process starts, displaying the progress of the operations to help the user keep a check on the conditions.

view ios viber backup progress

Once the data is backed up, the respective message appears on the screen. Furthermore, you can click View It to immediately check the backed-up data.

complete ios viber backup

Step 2 Restore Viber Data to iOS Device

After backing up Viber, proceed to the main page of the WhatsApp Transfer tool and follow the Viber > Restore navigation to open the restore window.

start restore ios viber

On the next screen, locate the specific backed-up file and look for the Restore icon against it.

select ios viber

When directed to a new screen, choose Restore to start the process.

initiate ios viber process

The prompt asks to keep or remove the previous Viber data on your iDevice. Continue with either option of Backup or Continue.

confirm ios viber prompt

Step 3 Complete Viber Restore on iOS

The restoration process starts, which is displayed by a progress bar. To close down the process, hit Cancel if needed.

view ios viber restore progress

After a while, you will find the restoration process completed. Follow through to select OK to conclude the process.

complete ios viber restore

Part 3: Backup & Restore LINE

Step 1 Initiate Backup of LINE on iOS

After accessing the WhatsApp Transfer tool, follow the path of LINE > Backup to proceed with the backup of the LINE app on your iOS device.

start ios line backup

The backup process starts, where its progress is displayed with the bar.

view ios line backup progress

As the backup concludes successfully, click View It to check out the details of the backup.

complete ios line backup

Step 2 Restore LINE to iOS

You can navigate to the homepage and select the Restore button to restore the backed-up LINE data to your iOS device.

start ios line restore

You will find all the backed-up LINE files on the next screen, out of which you have to select the required backup file. Click the Restore icon against the backup file to proceed.

select backup file to restore

With a new window in the display, click Restore to start the restoration of the LINE app on iOS.

initiate ios line restore

You will be prompted to check the files existing in the iOS device related to LINE. Click Backup to save these files; otherwise, go for Continue.

confirm ios line prompt

Step 3 Confirm and Complete LINE Restoration to iOS

When the restoration process starts, the progress bar will appear like this.

view ios line restore progress

You will have to turn off the Find My Feature on your iDevice to proceed with the conclusion of the process. Go for your iDevice’s Settings, select your name, and propagate to the Find My option. Turn off the toggle for the feature.

turn off find my feature

As the process completes, the message will display on the screen, where you can click OK to conclude the entire operation.

complete ios line restore

Part 4: Backup & Restore WeChat

Step 1 Backup iOS WeChat Data

To backup and restore WeChat, open the WhatsApp Transfer tool and proceed with the WeChat > Backup path to initiate the backup process.

start ios wechat backup

On the new screen, you can view the backup progress from the bar.

view ios wechat progress

Once the backup process concludes, select the View It button to look into the backup content.

Step 2 Restore iOS WeChat Backup

To restore a backup, select the Restore button from the main page.

A new screen opens, showing the list of all backup files of WeChat that are saved on the platform. Select the backup file you want to restore.

select view button

You will then have to select the Restore button to start the process of restoration.

A prompt appears on the screen asking you to verify the status of the WeChat data that exists within the iOS device. Select Backup if you want to save this backup, or proceed with Continue if you are unwilling to maintain the data.

Step 3 Complete WeChat Data Restore

As restoration starts, check the process through the progress bar. Click Cancel if you want to abort the process.

The backup file is restored to the device, and a clear message is displayed.

restore wechat


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