It is intended to transfer chats WhatsApp to new phone of the most difficult challenges when you upgrade your phone, of course it would be easy if you’re moving from iPhone to iPhone, or from Android phone to Android phone to another, with the use of your old phone number the same in the new phone. But things become more difficult when you change the number, or use the phone with a different operating system.
The following is how to transfer chats WhatsApp on phone and SIM card New:
Before you begin, you will need the following:
- Your current phone, with the current figure.
- Your new phone.
- The new SIM card.
- Make sure to charge the two phones.
First: make a backup to the records of the chat:
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Create a backup copy of the record of the chats WhatsApp on your current phone, and must be the backup on your phone and on Google Drive with transfer records chat WhatsApp later, through the following steps:
- Open the (settings) Settings in the app.
- Click on the option (chat) Chats.
- Choose (Chat backup) Chat Backup.
Doing this step means having the backup of the updated linked to your existing number. If you want to go back to your number old you chat log exists.
Second: install the new SIM card:
Install the new SIM card in the new phone. And remember: do not add any accounts, preferably off the (phone data) Mobile Data, and connect to any network Wi-Fi. Then run your new phone until it is able to receive text messages.
Third: change phone number:
Once you make a backup to your current phone (old), you will need to change the phone number in your WhatsApp account to your new number on this phone (the old). Through the following steps:
- Open the (settings) on the application WhatsApp.
- Click on (account) Account.
- Choose to (change number) Change Number, and follow the instructions that appear on the screen.
Will application WhatsApp will subsequently send a text message to your new phone with a verification code. Enter this code in your current phone (Old). This will pair your WhatsApp account and chat logs current with your new number.
Fourth: the backup process for the new account:
Repeat the first step which is: make a backup copy of the chat logs, and WhatsApp in the background the transport of logs WhatsApp backup to new phone number to your new. Make sure you download the backup on your account (Google Drive) Google Drive, to restore the chat logs later from this account.
Fifth: install the WhatsApp on the new phone:
Now download the application WhatsApp on your new phone and install it, then Login using your phone number, we will give you a WhatsApp an option to move the chat WhatsApp.
- Select the option to restore the chat history from your account (Google Drive) Google Drive.
Once you have completed the process of restoring the chat history, will WhatsApp automatically log you out of your old phone, and will provide all records of your chat in your new phone as it was before.