[5 Ways] How to Transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to iPhone 13/14/15

Learn how to transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to iPhone 13 in this post. 5 methods can effectively transfer WhatsApp data to iPhone 13, including iCloud, iTunes, WhatsApp built-in function and efficient WhatsApp transfer tool, etc.

Kelsey by Kelsey Updated January 12, 2024
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How to transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to iPhone 13

WhatsApp is the most widely used messaging software today, people use it to send messages, make calls, send pictures, etc., so WhatsApp contains a lot of important data and even privacy of users. If you are planning to change your latest device to iPhone 13, you must want to know the right way to transfer data from your phone.

This guide will guide you on how to transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to iPhone 13, as well as new iPhone 14/15. Whether you just want to transfer WhatsApp chats or transfer WhatsApp to another iPhone with one click through a professional tool, you can find the answer here.


5 ways to transfer WhatsApp data to new iPhone

Learn how to transfer WhatsApp messages to new iPhone 13 is a priority, if you want to transfer old iPhone to new iPhone, please refer to the 5 WhatsApp transfer methods we give, there is always a method for you.

Way 1. Transfer WhatsApp chat to iPhone 13 with Email

If you only need to transfer WhatsApp messages and pictures, you can use email in WhatsApp to send them to another phone. However, this method does not support transferring conversation content. Let's take a look at how to transfer WhatsApp chat from iPhone to iPhone.

Step 1. Launch WhatsApp on your old iPhone, select a dialog box in the Chats list, and swipe left. Then click on the More option, and tap Email Chat.

Click More

Step 2. Click Attach Media or Without Media in the pop-up window, enter the email address where you can receive WhatsApp data and click the Send button in the upper right corner to confirm.

Enter Email to Send WhatsApp Chat

Step 3. Open your iPhone 13, log in to the email you used to receive data, and now you can view and get WhatsApp messages and pictures.

Note: If exporting WhatsApp chats fails, it may be because you have too many messages. This feature only supports exporting up to 10,000 messages with media and 40,000 messages without media.

Way 2. Transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to iPhone 13 with iCloud

iCloud is commonly used by iPhones to store data. If you backed up WhatsApp with iCloud, restoring the iCloud backup on iPhone 13 can transfer WhatsApp data between iPhone and iPhone 13. Read the steps below to learn how to transfer WhatsApp from iPhone 7 to iPhone 13 with iCloud.

Step 1. Open your old iPhone first, go to Settings, and click [your name] at the top.

Step 2. Find iCloud and tap the option, select iCloud Backup, toggle the button to enable iCloud Backup, and click Back Up Now to confirm.

Turn on iCloud Backup

Tip: During the backup and restore process, make sure that you are connected to a stable network, otherwise the data transfer process will be interrupted.

Step 3. Then open your iPhone 13, set up your new phone, and select Restore from iCloud Backup.

Step 4. Log in to the same Apple ID and tap the WhatsApp backup option to restore.

iPhone Restore from iCloud Backup

Note: iCloud only offers 5GB of storage for free, if you need to transfer more data and don't have enough budget, or need to change your Apple ID after changing your phone, we recommend you switch to another method.

Way 3. Transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to iPhone 13 using iTunes

iTunes is also a common way for iPhone to transfer data. This way is usually suitable for users who want to transfer all iPhone data to another iPhone at once. If you want to transfer all iPhone data including WhatsApp, please follow the steps below.

Note: Please note that iTunes restoring data to iPhone 13 will overwrite all data on your device.

Step 1. Download iTunes on your computer and launch the app, and connect your PC and your old iPhone. Tap the iPhone icon on the iTunes main page.

Step 2. Click Summary > Back Up Now and wait for the iPhone data backup to finish before disconnecting it from your PC.

Click Back Up Now

Step 3. Connect your iPhone 13 to your computer, tap the iPhone icon, and then Restore Backup under the Backups section.

Restore iPhone Backup

Way 4. Transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to iPhone 13 via WhatsApp Backup

You can also enable WhatsApp chat auto backup, which helps you back up WhatsApp chat only. The steps are as follows.

Step 1. Go to Settings on your iPhone, and then click [your name] > iCloud > enabled iCloud Drive and the WhatsApp option.

Enable iCloud Drive

Step 2. Go to WhatsApp, click Settings > Chats > Chat Backup.

Step 3. Continue to tap the Back Up Now button to backup your WhatsApp chat history to iCloud.

Chat Backup Back Up Now

You'll need to check if Auto Backup is enabled, and again, you can click Back Up Now to confirm that WhatsApp can be backed up.

Way 5. One-click transfer WhatsApp data to iPhone 13 (easiest)

For how to transfer WhatsApp chat from iPhone to iPhone, the above methods are all effective, but not necessarily applicable to your situation. If you don't buy storage space for iCloud, don't have enough space on your computer, or even don't have an internet connection, you might want to look for something better.

We highly recommend that you try FoneTool, a professional WhatsApp transfer tool that can help you transfer WhatsApp and even all your data from iPhone to iPhone with no storage limit. You can transfer WhatsApp to your new iPhone with one click, super fast, and the task can be completed in a few minutes. And the tool has an intuitive interface and simple operation, even novices can understand how to use it for the first time.

Learn how to transfer WhatsApp data to new iPhone with ease.

Step 1. After downloading FoneTool on your computer, and connecting your iPhone and iPhone 13 to your PC, click WhatsApp Transfer on the taskbar.

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Step 2. Confirm that your old iPhone is at the location of the transfer source on the left and iPhone 13 is at the location of the transfer destination on the right and click the Transfer Now button.

Transfer Now

Step 3. A prompt may pop up next, and you can click Confirm to close it after reading it.

Step 4. iPhones running iOS 16 or later will be asked to enter the unlock passcode. Please tap your password and click OK.

Tap passsword

Bonus tip: If you want to transfer all data from iPhone to iPhone easily, you can use FoneTool, click Phone Transfer > iPhone to iPhone > Start Transfer to transfer the entire iPhone in one piece.

Wrapping things up

The above contains five effective ways on how to transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to iPhone 13, and you can choose any one to transfer data between iPhones. One of the easiest ways is to use the iPhone transfer tool FoneTool, if you want to transfer iPhone data to another iPhone or even PC quickly, easily, and safely, don't hesitate, it must be the best choice for you.

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