How to Transfer WhatsApp from One Apple ID to Another
This guide will show you how to transfer WhatsApp from one Apple ID to another. Whether you complete the transfer on one iPhone or transfer WhatsApp to a new iPhone, you will find a way to do it here.
How to transfer WhatsApp data from one iCloud to another.
I want to create a new Apple ID, but I do not want to lose the WhatsApp chats and photos stored in the iCloud of the old account. How to transfer WhatsApp from one Apple ID to another?
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Transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to iPhone with different Apple ID.
I want to move WhatsApp messages to my new iPhone 15 which uses a different iCloud account. Please help! Thanks a lot :)
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Can you transfer WhatsApp from one Apple ID to another?
WhatsApp is probably the most popular messaging app we all use. It provides a way for us to easily connect with other people, not only to send messages but also to share photos, videos, documents, etc. Without a doubt, your WhatsApp contains many important chats you can’t and don’t want to lose. When you want to change your Apple account like the above two users, you must also want to transfer WhatsApp messages.
So can you transfer WhatsApp to different Apple ID? Fortunately, the answer is YES! You don’t have to worry about losing your chats. Here in this guide, I’ll show you how to transfer WhatsApp from one Apple ID to another and how to transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to iPhone with different Apple ID. Please read on to get all the details.
Part 1. How to transfer WhatsApp from one Apple ID to another
When changing Apple IDs, most people wonder how to transfer data from one Apple ID to another. Although Apple does not provide a solution to help users transfer data between two accounts, there are workarounds to make the transfer possible. First sign out of the current account and download data to iPhone > Then sign in to the new account and turn on the sync to upload data to iCloud.
However, if you just want to transfer WhatsApp to new Apple ID, things will be simple. The truth is that changing Apple ID will not affect the existing WhatsApp messages on your iPhone. But if you don't want to lose your existing Whatsapp backup on iCloud, that's another story.
📍 If you don't need the backups saved in iCloud, it is just a matter of signing into iCloud with the new Apple ID.
📍 If you want to transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to iPhone, just follow instructions below:
Step 1. Sign in with the current Apple ID on new iPhone and perform the restoration.
Step 2. Then sign in to the new Apple ID on the new iPhone.
Step 3. After that, you can back up your WhatsApp to the new account.
📍 Or you can go to the next part to see how to transfer WhatsApp without iCloud.
Whatever, before changing Apple ID, you can use iCloud to backup WhatsApp:
Open WhatsApp > Go to Settings > Select Chats > Choose Chat Backup > Tap Back Up Now to make a backup immediately.
- If you want to restore WhatsApp from iCloud to new iPhone, you should sign in with the previous Apple ID so WhatsApp can find your backup.
- iCloud only offers 5GB of free storage space for each user. If it’s not enough to save all your chats, you can choose to buy more space or export WhatsApp chat from iPhone to PC as a backup.
Part 2. How to transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to iPhone with different Apple ID
If you have upgraded to a new iPhone, then you may wonder how to transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to iPhone with different Apple ID. Well, as mentioned in the part above, you can first sign in to the previous account to restore the backup and then sign in to your new account. But actually, it’s possible to transfer WhatsApp to new iPhone without iCloud.
Then the professional WhatsApp transfer app, such as FoneTool can help you a lot.
Easily finish the WhatsApp transfer process between iPhones even if they are logging in with different Apple IDs.
You can quickly transfer all WhatsApp chat histories, photos and videos in minutes.
Its safe USB connection ensures absolute data security.
Now let’s see how to use this tool.
1. Download, install and launch FoneTool > Connect two iPhones to computer via the cables.
2. Once FoneTool has recognized your iPhones, choose WhatsApp Manager in the left pane > Confirm the source device and the target device > Click Start Transfer.
3. Read the messages on the pop-up window > If everything is OK, click Confirm to continue.
4. If asked, enter your passcode and click OK to start the transfer.
After that, FoneTool will start the transfer, please wait patiently. When the transfer is complete, follow the on-screen prompts on your new iPhone to do some settings. Then you can use your WhatsApp as usual.
If you also want to transfer other data, you can go to Phone Transfer and choose one transfer mode to do so. FoneTool makes it possible to transfer data from iPhone to iPhone after setup, which means you can transfer data to new iPhone at any time without worrying about losing the existing data.
That’s all about how to transfer WhatsApp from one Apple ID to another. Generally speaking, changing Apple ID will not affect all the chats in WhatsApp. If you are going to use a new iPhone, you can first sign in to the previous iCloud account to restore the WhatsApp backup and then use the new Apple ID. Or you can rely on FoneTool to transfer WhatsApp to new iPhone directly.
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