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How to transfer WhatsApp data from iPhone to Android

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How to transfer WhatsApp data from iPhone to Android

Hi,

I recently decided to part ways with my iPhone 6s and decided to buy Pixel 3. Now that I have Pixel 3 in my hand, I am not sure how to transfer WhatsApp data from my iPhone to Pixel 3. Any pointers will be highly appreciated.

Note: I have seen videos on YouTube and none seem to work a 100%.

Thanks,
Rohan.
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Have you tried backup viewer and wazzap migrator options?
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The chat logs can be backed up on to the cloud no ?

edit..: hmm yeah i see.. it backs up onto icloud....
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As others have suggested, do a backup to cloud, switch phones and restore. That's it!
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willy wrote:
Nov 7th, 2018 4:12 am
Can iPhone back up to Google Drive ?
I don't think so. I tried this recently and found it near impossible without paying for some service. I just abandoned my messages on my iPhone and went on with my life on android.
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you can backup to google drive. you just add your gmail account in there. i have transferred my gf's whatsapp from iphone to samsung before unless something changed from last year.
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willy wrote:
Nov 7th, 2018 4:12 am
Can iPhone back up to Google Drive ?
Yes.

On your iPhone, install and open the Google Drive app.
In the top left, tap Menu .
At the top, tap Settings .
Tap Backup.
Tap START BACKUP.
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Couldn't you do a local backup and just move the appropriate files?
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arkane wrote:
Nov 7th, 2018 2:20 pm
Couldn't you do a local backup and just move the appropriate files?
not from iphone. you will need to jailbreak it first to get the files and move it to the android.
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marktang wrote:
Nov 8th, 2018 9:40 am
not from iphone. you will need to jailbreak it first to get the files and move it to the android.
You've gotta be kidding me. :facepalm:
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Well I guess one more for my list of reasons why I'll never use an iPhone. Smiling Face With Open Mouth And Smiling Eyes
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The main reason I stay with Android. I was thinking about iPhone 8 or X last year, but I finally decided on Pixel 3 this year. I wanted to be able to transfer files hassle free between my phone and network (NAS) / Clouds (work related). I did jailbreak before but such a pain whenever Apple release IOS updates, a cat and mouse game.

arkane wrote:
Nov 9th, 2018 2:19 am
Well I guess one more for my list of reasons why I'll never use an iPhone. Smiling Face With Open Mouth And Smiling Eyes

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