How to Transfer WhatsApp Data from iPhone to PC Free

"How can I transfer files from WhatsApp to PC"? Has it ever hit you that you need to backup WhatsApp to computer? You have important text messages, interesting photos, music, videos, or other multimedia contents inside the WhatsApp chat log that you want to move to your computer. So, how can I transfer my WhatsApp data to my PC? In fact, it is very significant and necessary to transfer WhatsApp data from iPhone to PC because:

  • The transferred WhatsApp content on PC can act as backup files and you can recover them once you delete or lose the data on your iPhone.
  • You can keep the important and interesting WhatsApp conversations safe on your computer; view, edit, email or do anything you want with those files.
  • It is convenient for you to transfer the WhatsApp messages on PC to other device, like the new iPhone 12, iPad or Android phone.

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Below we will cover how to save WhatsApp photos to computer free from iPhone 12/11/X/Xr/XS/X Max/8/8 Plus/7.

Recommended Ways to Transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to PC Free

Way 1: Backup WhatsApp to Computer with UltFone iOS Data Manager

This is the top and professional UltFone iOS Data Manager to backup and export all WhatsApp messages, chats, photos and videos to computer with one click. You don't need to worry about the unlimited storage of your iPhone, and the backing up and exporting speed are fast!

This iOS WhatsApp manager tool enables you to backup WhatsApp on iPhone to PC, and then extract backup data to export to computer.

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Now, follow the steps to save WhatsApp chat to PC.

  • Step 1 Connect your iPhone to computer with USB cable. Then click "Backup & Restore" on the top menu.

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  • Step 2 Now, select the file types that you would like to backup. Please check "WhatsApp & Attatchments" in App Data. Click the "Backup" button to start backup.

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  • Step 3 The backup time depends on the data size. Once the backup is completed, please select the "View Backup Data" option.

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  • Step 4 Your WhatsApp data in the backup file will be extracted and displayed. You can select the WhatsApp chats and media (photos, videos, etc.), and click the "Export to Comptuer" button to transfer WhatsApp data to PC.

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That is. You've transferred WhatsApp photos to PC successfully.

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Way 2:Tranfer WhatsApp Data from iPhone to PC with Data Recovery Software

To move WhatsApp data from iPhone to PC, we also recommend UltFone iOS Data Recovery, the professional iPhone WhatsApp recovery and backup software. It helps to transfer all the WhatsApp data, text messages, photos, videos, audios, music, contacts or other multimedia information from iPhone to PC in the readable formats, say text content in .xls, .txt, .xlm; contacts into vCard/VCF files; media in their original formats.

It supports all iOS devices, including latest iPhone 12/11/XS/XR/8. To start the transfer, download and install WhatsApp Recovery on your Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP/Vista first, and then follow the guide below on how to retrieve/backup whatsapp messages from iPhone.

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  1. 1. Connect iPhone to your PC and run iOS Data Recovery. It will detect your device.

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  2. 2. Select the WhatsApp messages, photos, contacts or other data and then click "Start Scan".

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  3. 3. Choose the WhatsApp Messages, WhatsApp Attachments and then click Recover to PC to complete.

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Common Ways to Transfer WhatsApp Media from iPhone to PC

Way 1: Backing Up WhatsApp to pc with iTunes

You can also backup WhatsApp data from iPhone to laptop with iTunes. But in this way, you cannot view the WhatsApp backup files on computer directly.

Step 1: Connect you iPhone to computer with a USB cable and then launch the iTunes.

Step 2: Click Summary on the left menu.

Step 3: On the Backups section, please select This Computer on the left and then Click Back Up Now on the right. Then, a full backup of your iPhone will be stored on the computer, including your WhatsApp data.

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Way 2: How to Transfer WhatsApp Media from WhatsApp to PC via Email

If the above methods to transfer WhatsApp messages from iPhone to PC not suits for you, you can also try to transfer WhatsApp videos/photos from WhatsApp to PC via Email.

Step 1: Launch WhatsApp and open the WhatsApp Conversation you want to email.

Step 2: Open and Tap the WhatsApp data you want to export, click on the contact name and then click on Export Chat.

Step 3: select Attach Media.

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Step 4: Then, enter your email address and then send the WhatsApp data.

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It is important to transfer data of WhatsApp to PC as well as to backup iPhone WhatsApp messages, because data loss could easily happen due to iOS 14 update, factory settings restore, damage, etc. If the WhatsApp data mean a lot to you, take care of them. And the best way to keep them is to transfer WhatsApp data from iPhone to PC with UltFone iOS Data Manager. Several methods are introduced comprehensively on how to transfer WhatsApp media from iPhone to PC in this article. If you find this way is useful, please share it to your friends.

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