Do you want to transfer your Whatsapp messages from Android phones to iOS?
If your answer is YES, look no further as we have a step-by-step guide explaining the same in the simplest way possible.
Ever since WhatsApp rolled out a method allowing users to transfer their WhatsApp chat from Android devices to iOS, a lot of people have been trying the Move to iOS app to transfer their chats.
Unfortunately, a lot of people who want to transfer WhatsApp chat from Android to iOS are struggling to find WhatsApp on Move to IOS app.
If you too are getting WhatsApp not showing on the Move to iOS app then don’t worry, we have got you covered.
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This post will not only explain the basic requirements to transfer WhatsApp chat from Android phones to IOS but also teach you the same in the simplest way possible.
Without any further ado, let’s get started:
WhatsApp Not Showing On Move To IOS App
If you are having trouble finding WhatsApp on Move to IOS app then make sure you meet the following requirements.
- Your iOS system must be 15.5 or above. (iOS 16 beta is not supported).
- Your iPhone must be factory new or just be reset.
- Make sure your iPhone and Android devices are connected to the same Wifi.
- Make sure you are logged in on WhatsApp on your iPhone using the same phone number as Android.
If you meet the above requirements while transferring WhatsApp chat from Android to iOS, you would not face any issues or errors.
Many users face WhatsApp not showing on the Move to iOS app because they don’t follow the requirements WhatsApp has mentioned on its official website.
Notably, the information or data that can be transferred from Android to iOS is as follows:
- Account Information
- Profile Pic
- Individual and Group chats
- Chat History
- WhatsApp Settings
How to Reset Your iPhone Running iOS 15 or Above?
If you don’t want to encounter WhatsApp not showing on the Move to iOS app while migrating WhatsApp chat from Android to iOS, I advise you to reset your iPhone first.
The process of resetting an iOS is pretty simple. However, if you don’t know the process then follow the steps written below:
Open the Settings app on your iPhone and go to General >> Transfer or Reset iPhone.
There, you will need to tap on the option ‘Erase All Content and Settings’.
In a new window, you will have to click on the ‘Continue’ button to proceed.
When you do so, you will be asked to enter your passcode for confirmation.
After entering the passcode, tap on the ‘Finish Upload Then Erase’ button.
When you do so, your iPhone will be reset.
Move To iOS WhatsApp Not Showing Fix
Before you apply the following steps, make sure you follow the basic requirements that we have mentioned above.
Here’s how to fix WhatsApp not showing on the Move to iOS app:
First, download the Move to iOS application on your Android phone if you have not already.
Once downloaded, now factory reset your iPhone.
Once you have successfully reset your iPhone, you will have to wait until you see Apps & Data options on your screen.
Once you are on the Apps & Data screen, select ‘Move Data from Android’.
Now, open the Move to iOS app on your Android phone and tap on the ‘Continue’ option on both Android and iOS devices.
When you do so, a one-time code will appear on your iPhone screen.
Copy the code and agree to the Agreement on Android.
Once done, tap on the ‘Continue’ button and enter the code that you saw on your iPhone.
When you do so, you will be asked to select what would you like to copy to your iOS device from Android.
Unfortunately, a lot of people don’t see the WhatsApp transfer option on the Move to iOS app.
If you are not seeing WhatsApp on Move to the iOS app then you will need to download the iCareFone Transfer software on your PC or Laptop to fix the issue.
Once the installation is done, open WhatsApp Transfer and click on the ‘Transfer’ option located at the top left corner of the screen.
Now, connect your Android phone to your PC using the USB Cable.
When you connect your phone to your PC using a USB, a prompt will appear on the screen asking you to provide permission to access to phone data.
Tap on the Allow option to proceed.
Once recognized, unplug your Android and connect your iOS using the USB Cable.
Once iOS and Android devices are recognized, click on the Transfer button to proceed.
When you do so, a pop-up window will appear on the screen asking your permission to transfer WhatsApp chat from Android to iOS.
Click on the ‘Continue’ button to proceed.
Now, open WhatsApp on your Android phone and click on the three dots located at the top right corner of the screen and select Settings.
In the Settings window, tap on the ‘Chat’ option and then scroll down and click on the ‘Chat Backup’.
Once done, click on the ‘Continue’ button on your PC.
When you do so the ICareFone Transfer software will start getting your data from your Android phone.
To keep your WhatsApp data safe, you will have to enter your WhatsApp number and verify it.
Once you are verifying your WhatsApp number, the Software will automatically generate data that can be restored to your iPhone.
Now, WhatsApp will be signed out from your Android phone.
Once signed out, open WhatsApp on your iOS device and sign in using the same phone number.
Once signed in, click on the ‘Skip Restore‘ from iCloud and then enter your Name.
Now, head back to the PC and click on the Logged in button.
Now, open the Settings App on your iOS and click on your Name >> Find My >> Find My iPhone >> Disable it.
When you do so, you will be asked to enter your passcode or Apple ID.
When you do so, your iPhone will automatically be rebooted.
Once restarted, open the WhatsApp app on your iPhone and check if the transfer is successfully completed or not.
That’s everything you need to know about how to fix WhatsApp not showing on the Move to iOS app.
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