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How to Transfer WhatsApp Chats from iPhone/Android to Email

author Lois Green
date Friday, January 22 , 2021

Email Chat feature on WhatsApp is very useful. It enables users to make a copy of the chats by transferring WhatsApp chats from iPhone or Android phone to email. Comparing with the Back-Up feature on WhatsApp, Email Chat is more flexible. Users can store just the chosen chats, moreover, they can share the chats with others if they like or print out their chat history. However, some of the users are not familiar with this useful feature, so this tutorial is going to show you how to transfer WhatsApp chats from iPhone/Android phone to computer via email.

Transfer WhatsApp Chats from iPhone to Email

Open WhatsApp on iPhone, choose the chat that you want to email, and tap on the name of the chat to enter Contact Info.

Click the Export Chat option and choose the Mail option from the pop-up window. You may need to choose either Attach Media or Without Media.

Fill in an email address, and click the Send button. The chat will be attached to the email.

iPhone WhatsApp Email Chat


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Transfer WhatsApp Chats from Android Phone to Email

  1. Start WhatsApp on your Android phone, on the top right corner, go to Settings>Chats> Chat History>Email Chat.

    Android Go to Email Chat

  2. Choose chats that you would like to email, and you will be asked to email the chats Attach Media or Without Media.

  3. Then fill in the email address, click the Send button. After sending the chats successfully, you can check your mailbox for the chats.

    Android Email Chat

    Have you learned the tricks of transferring WhatsApp chats from iPhone/Android phone to email? Now have a try with your own device.