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How to Copy WeChat Chat History to New Phone?

You are clear about how to transfer photos, videos and contacts from your old phone to your new purchased iPhone X/8 or Samsung Galaxy S8. But you may not know how to copy WeChat chat history to the new phone. Actually, it is not difficult to achieve that. You can try different methods to move WeChat chat history from your old phone to another new. Now, just keep on reading to see how to do.

Method 1: Copy WeChat Chat History to New Phone
Method 2: Restore WeChat Chat History to New Android or iPhone
Tips: How to Move The Whole Phone Data to New Phone?

Method 1: Copy WeChat Chat History to New Phone

The first method is utilizing the the built-in feature of WeChat: Chat Log Migration for the transfer.

Step 1. Launch WeChat on your old Android phone or iPhone.

Step 2. If your old phone is Android phone, you should go to Me > Settings > Chat > Backup & Migration.
If your old phone is iPhone, you should go to Me > Settings > General > Chat Log Migration.

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Step 3. Tap on the button of "Select Chat History" and then choose any or all WeChat chat history on the phone. After that, you can go to the top right corner to tap on the "Done" button.

Step 4. Now, you can go to your new phone, launch WeChat and log in the same account by scanning the QR code. Then, your selected WeChat chat history will be moved to the new phone automatically.

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Method 2: Restore WeChat Chat History to New Android or iPhone

Here is another way to help you copy WeChat chat history to your new phone. What you need is the WeChat for Windows.

Step 1. Go to your PC and launch the WeChat for Windows. Then, sign in your WeChat account.

Step 2. Go to the bottom-left corner of the WeChat client and click on the Menu button. Then, you will see the "Backup and Restore" button. Just hit it.

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Step 3. There will be a new dialog pops up, where you should choose "Restore on phone". Then, select the chat logs you want to restore and click on the button of "OK".

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Step 4. Confirm the operation on your new phone by tapping on the "Restore" button.

After above operations, you can wait until the transferring job is done.

Tips: How to Move The Whole Phone Data to New Phone?

If you want to copy other more files, such as contacts, SMS, photos, videos, music, apps, etc. between two phones and tablets, you are recommended to use Coolmuster Mobile Transfer (Windows) or Mobile Transfer for Mac program, which is specially designed to transfer everything from one phone to another safely and effectively.

Now, you can download the trial version of the Mobile Transfer for free on your computer to have a try. And here is a guide telling you how to use the Mobile Transfer to transfer from an old Android phone to a new one.

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