How to Backup and Restore WhatsApp and Other Social Apps

If you want to backup WhatsApp to computer for safety, here is the right place. UltFone for WhatsApp Transfer offers more flexible WhatsApp backup and restore solutions that the official's method. Let's see how to backup and restore WhatsApp on Android and iPhone, as well as how to backup and restore other social apps (Viber/WeChat/LINE/Kik) on iPhone.

Let's start by downloading UltFone for WhatsApp on Windows and Mac. It is worth mentioning that currently only the Mac version provices WhatsApp backup and restore solutions. The Windows version supports to transfer WhatsApp between iPhone and Android.

Part 1: One Click to Backup WhatsApp on iPhone

This WhatsApp backup and restore tool allows you to backup WhatsApp chat, messages, etc. from iPhone to computer with one click. Currently this feature is only available on Mac.

Step 1: Download and install UltFone WhatsApp Transfer on Mac, and connecct your iOS device to computer via USB cable. Click WhatsApp icon on the main interface.

backup whatsapp on iphone

Step 2: Click Backup on the side toolbar, and then select the device from the drop-down list to confirm which device you'd like to backup WhatsApp from. Click Back Up Now to start backing up WhatsApp to computer.

start to backup whatsapp messages to computer

Step 3: While backing up your WhatsApp data, please do not disconnect the device to avoid losing data. The backing up time depends on how large your backing file is. The larger the file, the longer it takes.

backing up whatsapp on iphone

Step 4: You WhatsApp backup files has been backed up and saved in the computer successfully.

backup successfully

Part 2: One Click to Restore WhatsApp Backup to iPhone

UltFone for WhatsApp Transfer enables you to restore WhatsApp backup to new iPhone. Follow the steps below to get to know how to restore WhatsApp backup to iPhone.

Step 1: Launch this WhatsApp restore software to computer, and select WhatsApp icon on the main interface.

restore whatsapp backup to iphone

Step 2: On the left toolbar, click "View & Restore" section, and you will see all backup files that you've previously backed up using this program.Select the backup file that you want to restore and click Restore to iOS button.

select backup file to restore

Step 3. After you choose the backup file, please select the device from the list and click Restore Now button to proceed.

restore whatsapp to iphone

1. If you've enlabed "Find My iPhone", you need to turn it off.

turn off find my iphone

2.To restore WhatsApp back to new phone, the old WhatsApp data in your iPhone will be overwritten. If you sure you want to continue, please select Yes.

overwritten whatsapp iphone

3. Make sure that you've logged into WhatsApp on your iPhone.

logged whatsapp on iphone before restore

Step 4: The program will start restoring WhatsApp messages to iPhone. Please don't disconnect your device during the process. The time of restoring depends on how large your backup file is! Do not disconnect the device to avoid data lost.

restoring whatsapp to iphone

Step 5: After a while, the WhatsApp messages have been restored to iPhone successfully. You can view them on your iPhone now.

restore whatsapp to iphone x completed

Part 3. How to Backup WhatsApp on Android

Is there a way to backup WhatsApp messages on iPhone to computer? Yes,there is. The advantages of backup WhatsApp to computer include keeping multiple backup files on computer and restoring from the specific backup file in case you lost WhatsApp messages due to an update.

This tutorial will instruct you how to backup WhatsApp on Android to computer using UltFone WhatsApp Transfer. This feature is currently available only on Mac version.

Step 1. Download and launch this WhatsApp backup tool on Mac, and connect your Android device to computer via USB cable. From the main interface, select WhatsApp icon.

backup whatsapp on android

Step 2. Select Backup from the sidebar, and then choose your Android device from the drop-down list.

select android device to backup whatsapp chats

Step 3. Prior to backup, we recommend you to create a new backup using the official way. You can just follow the onscreen instructions. After this, click Continue to proceed.

backup whatsapp on android using the official way

Step 4.In the next screen, this program will start obtaining WhatsApp data from the source device. Please wait for the progress to complete.

getting whatsapp data before backup

Step 5. In the next step, you will be requested to verify the WhatsApp backup account. Please type the correct country code and phone number to receive the verification code.

verify whatsapp account

Tip: A pop-up window promts to verify the country code and number. Click ‘Continue’.

confirmation prompt

Step 6. Enter the verification code you received to the blank linw. Tap Verify button to start verification.

enter verification code

Step 7. After verification, the program will automatically starts to generate a backup for restore.

generate backup file

Step 8. Now, the WhatsApp on Android has been backed up to computer successfully.

backup whatsapp to computer successfully

Part 4: How to Restore WhatsApp Backup to Android

Also, you may change your iPhone to Android for new experience. Therefore, you need to restore WhatsApp backup from iPhone to Android. Now, follow these steps to restore WhatsApp backup from iPhone to Android.

Step 1: First of all, connect your device to computer with a cable, and select WhatsApp icon on the main interface. The software will automatically detect the available WhatsApp backups that you once created and saved in computer. Tap on "Restore to Android" to proceed.

restore whatsapp from iphone to android

Step 2: Select the Android device from the drop-down list and click Restore Now.

select android device

Notes:

  • To restore WhatsApp back to new phone, the WhatsApp data in your Android device will be overwritten. If you sure you want to continue, please select CContinue button.
  • overwritten whatsapp on android

Step 3: This program will start restoring the selected WhatsApp backup to Android.

restoring data

Step 4: Now, just wait patiently and your WhatsApp messages have been restored to Android phone successfully.

restore successfully

Part 5: How to Backup & Restore Social Apps on iPhone

How to Backup LINE Data on iPhone

This tutorial will guide you how to use UltFone for WhatsApp Transfer to backup LINE data to computer. Let's see how does it work.

Step 1. Launch WhatsApp Transfer and connect your iOS device to computer. From the main interface,select LINE app icon.In the following screen, select your iOS device from the drop-down list.

how to backup line on iphone

Step 2. Then, this program will start backing up LINE to computer. This process will take a few minutes depending on the LINE size.

backing up line data to computer

Step 3. Now, your LINE data on the iPhone has been backed up successfully. You can click Restore to Backup to view backup list or restore from backup.

line data has been backed up successfully

How to Restore LINE Data to iPhone

This tutorial will guide you how to use UltFone for WhatsApp Transfer to restore LINE backup to a new iPhone. Let's see how does it work.

Step 1. Launch WhatsApp Transfer and connect your iOS device to computer. From the main interface,select LINE app icon.In the following screen, choose "View and Restore" from the sidebar section, and select "Restore to iOS". Afte this, please select the iOS device you want to restore LINE data, and click Restore Now button.

how to restore line to iphone

Notes:

  • All your current LINE data in the target iPhone will be overwritten. However, you can backup LINE before restore.

    line data will be overwritten after restore
  • You have to log into LINE in the target iPhone before restore, or else, the restored data will be invisible.

    log into line account

Step 2. Then, this program will start restoring LINE to iPhone. This process will take a few minutes depending on the LINE size, please don't disconnect your device.

restoring line to iphone

Step 3. After LINE is restored to iPhone, your device will restart. After restore, you can check your LINE data in the device.

restore line data successfully

How to Backup Kik on iPhone

This tutorial will guide you how to use UltFone for WhatsApp Transfer to backup Kik data to computer. Let's see how does it work.

Step 1. Launch WhatsApp Transfer and connect your iOS device to computer. From the main interface,select Kik app icon.In the following screen, select your iOS device from the drop-down list.

how to backup kik on iphone

Step 2. Then, this program will start backing up Kik to computer. This process will take a few minutes depending on the Kik data size.

backing up kik data to computer

Step 3. Now, your Kik data on the iPhone has been backed up successfully. You can click Restore to Backup to view backup list or restore from backup.

kik data has been backed up successfully

How to Restore Kik Data to iPhone

This tutorial will guide you how to use UltFone for WhatsApp Transfer to restore Kik backup to a new iPhone. Let's see how does it work.

Step 1. Launch WhatsApp Transfer and connect your iOS device to computer. From the main interface,select Kik app icon.In the following screen, choose "View and Restore" from the sidebar section, choose a Kik backup file from the list and select "Restore to iOS".

choose kik backup

Step 2. Select the iOS device from the drop-down list and click Restore Now button to continue.

how to restore kik to iphone

Notes:

  • All your current Kik data in the target iPhone will be overwritten. However, you can backup Kik before restore.

    kik data will be overwritten after restore
  • You have to log into Kik in the target iPhone before restore, or else, the restored data will be invisible.

    log into kik account

Step 2. Then, this program will start restoring Kik to iPhone. This process will take a few minutes depending on the Kik size, please don't disconnect your device.

restoring kik to iphone

Step 3. After the Kik is restored to iPhone, your device will restart. After restore, you can check your Kik data in the device.

restore kik data successfully

How to Backup Viber Data on iPhone

Step 1. On the main interface, select Viber icon, and select "Back Up" section from the left colume. Connect your device to computer via USB cable and then click Back Up Now button.

backup viber on iphone

Step 2. UltFone for WhatsApp Transfer will start backing up Viber data on your device. The process may take a while, please wait patiently.

backing up viber on iphone

Step 3. Now, the Viber data backup is completed.

viber backup successfully

How to Restore Viber Data to iPhone

This tutorial will guide you how to use UltFone for WhatsApp Transfer to restore Viber backup to a new iPhone. Let's see how does it work.

Step 1. Launch WhatsApp Transfer and connect your iPhone to computer. From the main interface,select Viber app icon.In the following screen, choose "View and Restore" from the sidebar section, choose a Viber backup file from the list and select "Restore to iOS".

choose viber backup

Step 2. Select the iOS device from the drop-down list and click Restore Now button to continue.

how to restore viber to iphone

Notes:

  • All your current Viber data in the target iPhone will be overwritten. However, you can backup Viber before restore.
  • You have to log into Viber in the target iPhone before restore, or else, the restored data will be invisible.

Step 3. Then, this program will start restoring Viber to iPhone. This process will take a few minutes depending on the Viber size, please don't disconnect your device.

restoring viber backup to iphone

Step 4. After the Viber data is restored to iPhone, your device will restart.

restore viber data successfully

How to Backup WeChat Data on iPhone

Step 1. On the main interface, select WeChat icon, and select "Back Up" section from the left colume. Connect your device to computer via USB cable and then click Back Up Now button.

backup wechat on iphone

Step 2. UltFone for WhatsApp Transfer will start backing up WeChat data on your device. The process may take a while, please wait patiently.

backing up wechat on iphone

Step 3. Now, the WeChat data has been backed up successfully to your computer.

wechat backup successfully

How to Restore WeChat Data to iPhone

This tutorial will guide you how to use UltFone for WhatsApp Transfer to restore WeChat backup to iPhone. Let's see how does it work.

Step 1. Launch WhatsApp Transfer and connect your iPhone to computer. From the main interface,select WeChat app icon.In the following screen, choose "View and Restore" from the sidebar section, choose a WeChat backup file from the list and select "Restore to iOS".

choose viber backup

Step 2. Select the iOS device from the drop-down list and click Restore Now button to continue.

how to restore wechat backup to iphone

Step 3. Then, this program will start restoring WeChat backup to iPhone. This process will take a few minutes depending on the WeChat size, please don't disconnect your device.

restoring wechat backup to iphone

Step 4. After the WeChat data is restored to iPhone, your device will restart.

restore wechat backup to iphone successfully