By Lena twitter / Last update April 19, 2023

Want to transfer WhatsApp to PC?

WhatsApp stores all your precious chats, photos, and videos. Therefore, you want to transfer WhatsApp to PC as backup. In this way, you can safely delete your previous messages to free up space without worrying about losing them. Or maybe you want to print out some special conversations to make a memory book.

Transfer WhatsApp to PC

Fortunately, it’s easy to transfer WhatsApp to PC. Here in this guide, I’ll show you how to transfer WhatsApp from iPhone and Android phone to PC. Whether you want to transfer all or selected WhatsApp chats, you can find a way to do it here.

Part 1. How to transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to PC

Let’s first see how to transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to PC. There are two ways for you to choose from. If you want to export one or two chats, you can email them to yourself. If you want to export all WhatsApp chat in one click, you can turn to a third-party WhatsApp transfer tool.

Way 1. Transfer WhatsApp to PC via email

In WhatsApp, there is a feature called Export Chat that lets you export WhatsApp chat via email. You can simply email the chat to yourself and download the chat on PC.

However, please note that it only allows you to export one chat at a time. Below are the detailed steps to transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to PC via email.

1. Open WhatsApp > Find and tap the chat you want to transfer.

2. Tap the name of the chat > Choose Export Chat > Select Attach Media or Without Media. If you want to export photos and videos, please choose Attach Media.

3. Select Mail > Enter your email address and send it to yourself > After that you can check the email on computer and then download the chats.

Export WhatsApp on iPhone

📝 The Export Chat feature only allows you to export up to 40,000 recent messages without media and 10,000 recent messages with media.

Way 2. Transfer WhatsApp to PC via FoneTool

It’s easy to transfer WhatsApp to PC via email, however, it may not be a good choice if you want to export WhatsApp chat more than 40000. In this case, you can turn to FoneTool, one professional WhatsApp data transfer tool.

FoneTool can help transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to PC without limit.

• Unlimited Chats Export. It is able to export all the messages you need.

• Export Everything in the Chat. Messages, photos, videos, audio files, documents, etc.

• View WhatsApp chats. You can check the backup files and restore the backup to iPhone.

You can follow the steps below to transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to PC.

1. Download, install and launch FoneTool > Connect your iPhone to computer via USB cable.

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2. Click WhatsApp Manager > Go to Backup WhatsApp and click Get Started.

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3. Enable backup encryption > Select the storage path > Click Start Backup.

Start Backup

4. When the backup is complete, you can click the View icon to check the backup files.


Final words

That’s all about how to transfer WhatsApp to PC. If you want to transfer one or two WhatsApp chat, you can email the chat via the Export Chat feature. If you want to transfer all the chats you need in one click, you can rely on a third-party WhatsApp transfer tool to achieve the goal.

By the way, the messages and files exported via email cannot be imported to WhatsApp again.

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