How to export WhatsApp Chats from iPhone and Android

WhatsApp is the number one messaging service out there, with billions of users. Facebook-owned app lets you send text messages, voice calls, and notes on both mobile devices and PCs. WhatsApp is getting much better every year, mainly thanks to the company’s endless efforts to improve the app.

However, there is something missing that prevents WhatsApp from dominating the messaging-service market. Users are dying for the ability to transfer their chat history in WhatsApp from their mobile device.

Luckily, there are some workarounds for transferring WhatsApp Chats between multiple devices, without the need for an additional app or program. This article walks you through the steps to export WhatsApp chat history from your iPhone and Android. Before we begin, make sure you now have a modern version of OS on your device.

How to export WhatsApp Chats from iPhone and Android

  1. How to export WhatsApp Chats from your iPhone

In the section below, we are going to show how to send your chat history to yourself. Keep in mind that you only can send each of your chat to yourself.

Step one: First off, launch the WhatsApp app from your home screen and then select the chat you wish to send to yourself

Step two: When you are in the messaging thread, tap on the name of the chat at the top of the conversation and then hit Export Chat at the bottom

Step three: Once you are done, you now can add attachment to your file. To do this, tap Attach Media from the option

Step four: Select Mail from the sharing sheet. After that, hit the Send button at the top right corner of the screen to send the chat to yourself

Step five: Now just simply open the Mail app on the recipient device and select the chat you wish to open

  1. How to export WhatsApp Chats from your Android device

If you now own an Android device, the method used to export your WhatsApp chat history is slightly different. You can follow our steps below to complete the task.

Step one: Launch WhatsApp on your Android device and then head to the chat you wish to email

Step two: Once you are in, hit the three dots button at the top right corner of the screen and then select More from the drop-down menu

Step three: From the list of options, select Email chat and then add Media to your file. On the next screen, hit the Send button from the toolbar at the top to send email to yourself.

Also read: 5 parental controls you should use on your child’s iPhone

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