How to Restore WhatsApp History from iCloud to Android?

Keisha Alice
Aug 25, 2022

"I deleted WhatsApp and reinstalled it on my Android phone. All chat history is gone! Now, I am trying to regain the data by restoring WhatsApp Messages from iCloud but the process seems to be stuck and not completed. Can anybody teach me how to transfer WhatsApp chat history from iCloud to Android? The chat history is very important to me."

Sometimes you may accidentally delete some important WhatsApp messages on your Android device and then look for ways to get them back. However, unfortunately we can not quickly recover the WhatsApp messages that are deleted. Well, you don't need despair, because there is always an alternative way for us to save and restore deleted WhatsApp history in some way. For example, if you have backed up your WhatsApp chat history to your iCloud account, it shouldn't be hard to restore WhatsApp chat history from iCloud to Android.

Below we will briefly introduce two safe and effective methods to help you recover WhatsApp chat logs from iCloud to your Android phone.

Part 1: Transfer WhatsApp History from iPhone to Android with iCloud
Part 2: Restore WhatsApp Chat Histroy from iCloud Backup to Android via WhatsApp Transfer Tool

Part 1: Transfer WhatsApp History from iPhone to Android with iCloud

What's great about WhatsApp is that it allows you to back up your chat history at any time, including chat messages, contacts, pictures, and media files sent and received via this platform. You can choose to back up daily, weekly or even monthly. Of course, you can choose not to back up. Before telling you how to restore WhatsApp from iCloud to your Android phone, I feel it is necessary to tell you how to regularly back up your WhatsApp data on iCloud. You need to complete the following steps:

Step 1. Open WhatsApp on your iOS device and click on "Settings".
Step 2. Choose "Chat Settings " > "Chat Backup".
Step 3. Click on "Back Up Now" option and WhatsApp will start to backup all your WhatsApp chats to iCloud.

backup whatsapp files on icloud

Once the backup is complete, you can follow the steps below to restore WhatsApp backup to your Android phone from iCloud:

Step 1. Install and run WhatsApp on your Android device. Log in with the same account you used on your iOS device.
Step 2. Under normal circumstances, WhatsApp will pop up a "Message Backup Found" prompt to ask if you need to restore the chat history from the backup.
Step 3. Select the "Restore" button to restore the backed up WhatsApp history to this Android device. Be sure to follow the instructions on the interface carefully.

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Part 2: Restore WhatsApp Chat Histroy from iCloud Backup to Android via WhatsApp Transfer

Except for the above iCloud to Android Transfer tool, one of the best third-party tools you can take full use of to restore WhatsApp messages from iCloud to Android is the WhatsApp Transfer, which allows you to backup and restore WhatsApp data on iOS devices, and also transfer WhatsApp data from iOS to Android device or iOS device. So after you transfer WhatsApp from iCloud to another iPhone, simply use the WhatsApp Transfer tool to move WhatsApp from iPhone to Android as required.

Download the WhatsApp Transfer on your Windows or Mac computer below.

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Now, please take a look at how to make it.

Step 1. Connect your devices to computer.

First of all, please launch the WhatsApp Transfer tool on your computer and choose "WhatsApp Transfer" mode. Now, you might plug both of your iPhone and Android device to computer with 2 USB cables.

restore whatsapp messages from icloud to android

Step 2. Choose "Transfer WhatsApp messages" option.

Now, please select "Transfer WhatsApp messages" option to transfer WhatsApp messages from iPhone to Android.

 restore whatsapp chats from icloud to android

Make sure both of your iPhone and Android device are connected successfully. Then click "Transfer" button to start transferring WhatsApp messages.

 transfer whatsapp messages from icloud to android

Note: Please kindly notice that the existing WhatsApp messages on the destination device will be deleted if you click "Yes" to confirm this transfer.

Step 3. Start to transfer WhatsApp messages to Android device.

After your confirmation, the transferring process will begin. All of the WhatsApp chat messages, sent and received photos and videos will be transferred from your iPhone to Android. Just wait for a while till the WhatsApp messages transfer process completes.

 start to restore whatsapp messages from icloud to android

Bottom Line:

With the popularity of WhatsApp, accidentally deleting chats is no longer a rare occurrence. Fortunately, iCloud is available on our iPhone device for us to back up files, and when we need to restore WhatsApp backups, everything is easier and safer. However, due to the incompatibility between Android and iOS, it may be slightly troublesome to transfer these WhatsApp chats from iCloud to Android, but we can easily and safely solve this problem through iCloud to Android Transfer and the WhatsApp Transfer tool.

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