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 WhatsApp on Android?

Backups are an important element to cover whenever you are protecting your data. Although in-device backups are a thing, people always seek something that can ensure better data protection. Thus, keeping backups of your data on other devices is also considered optimal. To execute this, Dr.Fone - WhatsApp Transfer is one of the best options to back up important WhatsApp data.

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Backup and Restore WhatsApp on Android

Are you looking to work on a source that can help you back up and restore your Android WhatsApp data? Wondershare Dr.Fone - WhatsApp Transfer turns out to be an optimal tool for the purpose of backing up and restoring WhatsApp data. The steps provided below are a clear depiction of how this process can be easily executed through this tool:

Step 1Select WhatsApp Transfer Tool

You have to initiate the process by downloading and installing Dr.Fone on your computer. Continue to follow the Toolbox > WhatsApp Transfer path to open the respective tool.

launch dr.fone and access the 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 2Start Backup Of WhatsApp Data

As it opens on a new window, continue to select Backup WhatsApp messages to proceed with backing up your Android's WhatsApp data.

start android whatsapp backup

Step 3Turn On End-to-End Encryption of the Android Device

Once the backup process initiates, a prompt appears immediately on the screen, asking to turn on end-to-end encryption on the Android device.

start android whatsapp backup

By following the on-screen instructions, open Settings from the three-dotted icon on the top-right and continue to Chats > Chat backup > End-to-end encrypted backup. On selecting the option, you will be prompted to a new screen where you have to select the Use 64-digit Encrypted Key Instead button.

proceed to turn on encrypted backup

Step 4Scan the 64-Digit Key on the Platform

While you press Next on your computer's screen, you will be prompted to process the next task on your Android device. By tapping on the Turn On > Generate Your 64-Digit Key navigation, you will be provided with a 64-digit key on your Android screen. By clicking on Scan, the platform automatically scans the key and progresses to the next screen.

generate and scan encryption key

Step 5Create Android WhatsApp Backup

Once the 64-digit key is scanned, proceed to select the option of I Saved My 64-Digit Key on your Android. Continue to tap on Create and backup your WhatsApp data before clicking Next on your computer.

create a backup on the device

Step 6Conclude Android WhatsApp Backup Successfully

With that, the backup of your Android device concludes and is displayed on the screen. To check out the backed-up data, click View It or continue to press OK for leaning back.

conclude android whatsapp backup

Step 7Start WhatsApp Restoration

As you go directly back to the WhatsApp Transfer tool homepage, select Restore to Device to restore the backup to your Android device.

go for restoring the backup

Step 8Select Backup File to Restore

On the next screen, select the backup file you wish to restore and click View to preview it on a new screen.

select the backup file to preview

Step 9Preview and Select Data to Restore

Go through all the WhatsApp backup data and view it thoroughly. You can select as much data as you want to restore. After selecting the data, click the Restore to Device button to proceed toward the restoration.

select data and restore

Step 10Start Restoration on Android

With the window that opens, click Restore to start restoring your WhatsApp data to the Android device.

initiate android whatsapp restoration

Step 11Confirm To Back Up Previous WhatsApp Data

A prompt appears on the screen asking you to back up the previous WhatsApp data on your device. Click Backup if you wish to proceed with it. Otherwise, go for Continue.

continue with prompt

Step 12Preview Progress

The restoration process initiates and is displayed with a progress bar on a new screen.

preview restore progress

Step 13Install WhatsApp on the Target Device and Conclude

For the proper execution of the process, the platform installs WhatsApp on the Android device automatically to restore all backup data properly.

install whatsapp to conclude


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