How to Transfer WhatsApp to New Phone with New Number

How to transfer WhatsApp data to a new phone with new number? This ultimate guide can give you handy guidance to make it. If you need to transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to iPhone with different Apple IDs, use FoneTool to finish the process.

Kathy by Kathy Updated November 24, 2023
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Can I transfer my WhatsaApp to a new number?

I want to change WhatsApp account to new phone, how can I transfer all my WhatsApp conversations to another phone?

- Question from iPhone users

As a widely used messaging application, WhatsApp enables users to send text messages, make voice and video calls or share multimedia files to their friends.

It operates across various mobile platforms, allowing users to communicate with individuals or groups internationally over the internet, avoiding traditional SMS charges.

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But for those needing to switch to a new phone and a new number, transferring the existing WhatsApp data can be quite a headache. But don't worry, this article will guide you through the quick process, whether you're using an Android device or an iPhone.

How to transfer WhatsApp to new phone with new number

WhatsApp's Change Number feature helps you easily switch the phone number linked to your WhatsApp account. It seamlessly moves your account details, groups, and settings from your current phone number to a new one.

Step 1. Launch WhatsApp and go to the Change Number feature

For Android: Tap Menu (three dots) > Settings > Account > Choose Change number.

For iPhone: Tap Settings > Account > Change Number.

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Step 2. Tap Next and enter old and new phone numbers > Click Done or Next to continue.

Step 3. Now WhatsApp will send a verification SMS with a 6-digit code to your new phone > Enter the verification code received on the new phone into the old phone to complete verification.

Step 4. Then you need to create a backup. This ensures your chats and media are associated with the new number.

For Android: Menu > Settings > Chats > Chat backup > Back up.

For iPhone: Settings > Chats Chat backup > Back Up Now.

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Step 5. Now you can install WhatsApp on the new phone, registering and signing in with the new phone number > Then tap Restore or Restore Chat History when prompted, and your WhatsApp data should transfer successfully.

Tip: If you couldn’t restore your WhatsApp chat on iPhone, find solutions in this page: 6 Solutions to WhatsApp Couldn't Restore Chat History

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These are all about how to transfer WhatsApp to new phone with new number. For iPhone users, if you need to transfer WhatsApp to new phone with same number, you can keep on reading to explore the useful tool to make it efficiently even if your devices are using different Apple IDs.

Bonus: How to transfer WhatsApp to new iPhone with new Apple ID

As an all-in-one iPhone data management tool, FoneTool can help you easily transfer all WhatsApp data between iPhones. With its powerful feature, you can finish the process in a very short time.

laugh Easy-to-use interface: With the users-friendly app, you can easily transfer or back up WhatsApp data in a few clicks.
laugh No Apple ID limitation: According to your needs, you can move WhatsApp data from your iPhone to any other iOS device.
laugh Offline transfer: All processes are offline, so you don’t need to worry about a poor network affecting the transfer speed.
laugh No data leakage: With the safe USB connection, all your data will be safeguarded in an absolutely secure environment.

So why not come and download FoneTool on your PC now to get how to quickly transfer WhatsApp data from old iPhone to your new iPhone?

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Step 1. Launch FoneTool > Connect your old and new iPhone to the PC with 2 USB cables > If asked, tap Trust on your devices to let the computer access your data.

enlightened If you only have one USB cable, you can plug your old iPhone into the PC and go to WhatsApp Manager > Choose Backup WhatsApp to back up your data. Then unplug the old iPhone and plug the new one > Go to Backup History to restore it.
enlightened If WhatsApp on your old iPhone can’t function normally, you can go to this page to back up WhatsApp with another professional tool: [3 Ways] How to Backup WhatsApp Without Opening WhatsApp

Step 2. Go to WhatsApp Manager > Choose  Transfer  WhatsApp > Click Get Started to begin.

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Step 3. Confirm your source device and target device > Click Start Transfer to continue.

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Step 4. Check the on-screen instructions and click Confirm > If asked, enter your passcode to begin the task.

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Now you can know how to transfer WhatsApp to new phone with new number, whether you're using an Android device or an iPhone. If you need to transfer WhatsApp data from iPhone to iPhone, just use FoneTool to finish the process efficiently.

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