Many Android customers are changing to iPhones nowadays. However as the 2 platforms are very totally different, it turns into tough to switch apps, an important of which is WhatsApp.
WhatsApp switch from Android to iPhone is mostly carried out by the Transfer to iOS Android app. However in lots of instances, this app cuts a sorry determine when your WhatsApp switch is incomplete or fails altogether.
An identical factor occurred once I tried to switch WhatsApp from Android to my shiny new iPhone. So I searched the Web to seek out another answer, and I discovered this – iToolab WatsGo.
Following is a short have a look at my expertise with this WhatsApp switch software and a walkthrough of find out how to use it.
Issues with the ‘Transfer to iOS’ app
First, let’s speak about among the issues with Transfer to iOS that I encountered and located on-line. As I’ve talked about earlier within the article, this app is the official strategy to migrate all types of information from an Android machine to iOS (iPad, iPhone).
Picture: Transfer to iOS Android app
It claims to have the ability to aid you switch your knowledge mechanically and securely, however the actuality may be barely totally different. Many individuals, together with yours really, have confronted points whereas migrating from Android to iOS utilizing the app, particularly WhatsApp, and right here’s why:
1. The app just isn’t working
There are instances when the knowledge migration from Transfer to iOS must be acknowledged by the iOS machine, even after restarting and being on the identical WiFi community.
2. Restricted knowledge transferred
Transfer to iOS can’t switch all knowledge from Android to iOS. The unsupported knowledge contains sure apps, recordsdata, music, name logs, and settings.
3. WhatsApp just isn’t acknowledged
Although WhatsApp is among the many apps which are supported by Transfer to iOS in transferring from Android to iOS, there have nonetheless been instances when WhatsApp didn’t be acknowledged by the app in any respect.
4. Incomplete WhatsApp switch
If you’re transferring from WhatsApp from Android to iOS, your chats and media, and so on., are migrated, however name historical past and show identify, and so on., aren’t. Plus, in some instances, even the chat historical past fails to switch utterly.
5. iOS machine should both be wiped or new
To ensure that the Transfer to iOS app to pair with an iOS machine, your iOS machine ought to both be manufacturing facility reset or new. You will be unable to switch knowledge from Android to an previous iOS.
Various strategy to switch WhatsApp to iOS
This app is a WhatsApp knowledge switch software between Android and iOS; you’ll be able to switch from Android to iOS, iOS to Android, Android to Android, and iOS to iOS.
You need to use it emigrate all types of WhatsApp knowledge, together with video/audio/textual messages, contacts, media, name historical past, wallpapers, recordsdata, hyperlinks, shared places, and way more.
In contrast to Transfer to iOS, you don’t have to wipe or manufacturing facility reset your iOS machine to switch WhatsApp knowledge.
As for machine compatibility, I used the software emigrate WhatsApp from a Samsung machine to an iPhone. It additionally helps Android units from different producers, together with Pixel, Huawei, Vivo, Oppo, Xiaomi, OnePlus, and so on., and all iPhone/ iPad fashions.
One other factor that I discovered fascinating about this software is that other than transferring WhatsApp knowledge, you’ll be able to additionally use it to again up and restore WhatsApp knowledge. Whether or not you’re utilizing an iOS or Android machine, you’ll be able to again up all of your WhatsApp knowledge in your pc as a substitute of saving it domestically.
I used WatsGo to switch my private WhatsApp knowledge from Android to iOS, however the software additionally has the choice to switch your WhatsApp Enterprise knowledge. Additionally, the software clearly mentions that your knowledge is secured with encryption throughout switch and doesn’t retailer any knowledge on its servers.
On the time of this writing, WatsGo is absolutely appropriate with Android 13 and iOS 16, that are the newest variations (thus far) of each working methods. Plus, it’s out there for Home windows, although I feel it could be good to make it out there for macOS customers.
Transferring WhatsApp from Android to iOS with WatsGo
As talked about above, I used WatsGo to maneuver WhatsApp from Android to iPhone. In my expertise, the course of was fast, and I might switch all of my WhatsApp knowledge.
Additionally, as somebody who shies away from an excessive amount of technical maneuvering of a software, I like that WatsGo gives a easy three-step course of.
- Obtain and launch iToolab WatGo in your Home windows pc and choose WhatsApp from the left panel.
- Within the subsequent window, you’ll be prompted to attach the supply and vacation spot units to the pc by way of USB.
- As soon as the connection is profitable, you’ll be capable of see the names/fashions of your supply and vacation spot units, and you’ll click on Switch to begin the method.
- The method goes to take a couple of minutes, and then you definately’ll obtain a notification that your WhatsApp knowledge has been transferred efficiently.
That’s it. You’ll be capable of use the identical WhatsApp with all the information in your new machine.
In relation to migrating WhatsApp from Android to iOS and shall Transfer to iOS fails, iToolab WatsGo is usually a nice various to think about for Home windows customers. It’s easy, making transferring knowledge a breeze.
iToolab WatsGo is, nevertheless, a paid-app; however there’s a 30% low cost provide as of now, for a restricted time. So maybe you’ll be able to strive it out and expertise it your self.