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dr.fone toolkit - iOS Whatsapp Transfer, Backup & Restore: How To

dr.fone toolkit now supports to backup and restore WhatsApp data on iOS devices or transfer WhatsApp data from iOS device to iOS device or Android device. Users can backup iPhone WhatsApp messages and WhatsApp message attachments, export them to the computer and restore the backup to device.

After launch dr.fone toolkit on your computer, select "Backup & Restore WhatsApp" option from the tool list. Then you will see the window as follows.

backup restore whatsapp

Next, let's check how to use the features here one by one.

Part 1. Transfer iOS WhatsApp Messages to iOS/Android Devices

Step 1. Connect your device to the computer

To transfer WhatsApp messages from iOS devices to another iOS device or Android devices, you can choose to click "Transfer WhatsApp messages". Then connect your iOS devices or Android device to the computer. Once the program detects them, you will get the window as follows.

Transfer WhatsApp messages from one iOS device to another iOS device:

transfer whatsapp

Transfer WhatsApp messages from an iOS device to an Android device:

transfer whatsapp

Step 2. Begin to transfer WhatsApp messages

Now, click "Trasnfer" to begin the WhatsApp message transfer. Since the transfer here will erase existing WhatsApp messages from the destination device, you need to click "Yes" to confirm this action if you still want to move forward.

transfer whatsapp

Then the transfer process really starts.

transfer whatsapp

Step 3. Wait until the WhatsApp message transfer is complete

During the transfer, you don't need to do anything. Just keep your devices are connected well and then wait for the end. When you see the window below, you can disconnect your device and view the transferred data on your device.

transfer whatsapp

Part 2. Backup iOS WhatsApp Messages

Step 1. Connect your iPhone/iPad

To backup WhatsApp messages from iOS devices to your computer, you need to choose "Backup WhatsApp messages". Get your iPhone or iPad connected to the computer. Then you'll see the window of the program as follows.

backup whatsapp

Step 2. Begin to backup WhatsApp messages

Once your device is recognized, you can click "Backup" to begin the process.

backup whatsapp

Once the backup begins, you can sit and wait. The program will finish the process automatically. When you're told that the backup is completed, you will see the window below. Here, you can click "View it" to check the backup file if you want.

backup whatsapp

Step 3. View the backup file and export data selectively

Choose the backup file that you want to view if there are more than one backup file listed.

backup whatsapp

Then you will see all the details. Choose any item you want to export to your computer or restore to your device.

backup whatsapp

Part 3. Restore WhatsApp Backup to iOS Devices

Step 1. Connect your iPhone/iPad

To restoreWhatsApp messagesto your iOS devices, you need to choose "Restore WhatsApp messages to iOS device". Get your iPhone or iPad connected to the computer. Then you'll see all your backup files listed.

restore whatsapp to ios device

Step 2. Restore WhatsApp message backup to your iPhone/iPad

You can choose a backup file and click "Next" to directly restore it to your iPhone or iPad as follows.

restore whatsapp to ios device

Or you can choose to view the backup file first, and then selectively choose what you want to restore it to your device.

restore whatsapp to ios device

Part 4. Restore WhatsApp Backup to Android Devices

Step 1. Connect your Android devices

To restore WhatsApp messages to your Android devices, you need to choose "Restore WhatsApp messages to Android device". Get your Android phone or tablet connected to the computer. Then you'll see the window of the program as follows.

restore whatsapp to android device

Step 2. Restore WhatsApp message backup to your Android device

You can choose a backup file and click "Next" to directly restore it to your Android device as follows.

restore whatsapp to android device

Or you can choose to view the backup file first, and then selectively choose what you want to restore it to your device.

restore whatsapp to android device

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