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Users can get WhatsApp tips for chats transfer, backup and restore on iOS.

1. Can I transfer files of one WhatsApp account between two iPhones?

No. FonePaw WhatsApp Transfer for iOS is not able to transfer files of one WhatsApp account between two iPhones. As is known to all, WhatsApp doesn't support logging into an account on two iPhones in the meantime. Thus, none WhatsApp data transferring tools can make it.

On which occasion can you use WhatsApp Transfer for iOS?

Precondition: This software only supports transferring between two different accounts.

1. No WhatsApp record on the target device

If you want to transfer the data to a brand new device or you have never installed WhatsApp on it, there is no problem in transferring the WhatsApp files.

2. There is WhatsApp record on the destination iPhone

If the destination iPhone is not entirely new and you have installed WhatsApp on it, you still can transfer the WhatsApp data. However, the files will mix up with the previous materials.

When you purchase a new iPhone and are plagued by transferring important files in WhatsApp to it, in this case, we highly recommend using FonePaw WhatsApp Transfer for iOS.

2. Will the other data on my phone be affected?

No. Other data on your phone will not be influenced. The program is completely read-only software for WhatsApp. When you restore the WhatsApp backup to your device, only the original WhatsApp data on the target device will be erased. Thus, all your operations merely make a difference on WhatsApp. It won't modify other data on your phone.

What's more, your data is 100% secure. There is no other software attached to it. FonePaw WhatsApp Transfer for iOS won't keep and leak any data on your device or in the backup file. We take your personal data and account seriously. You're always the only person who can access it. We also offer backup encryption to guard your privacy.

3. How long will it take to transfer, back up & restore WhatsApp?

The burning time relates to lots of conditions including the devices and the data volume. For example, the capacity of your computer and iPhone, the amount of data to transfer, backup and restore, network status and other software running on your PC will influence the operating duration. It can be several seconds to more than an hour. But don't worry, it will not cost too much time under normal conditions.

If you want to speed up the process, you can try to close down other running software, restart the computer, change into a stable and faster network, optimize the hard disk, etc.

4. How do I open WhatsApp backup?

Both iCloud and Google Drive only stores the backup on the cloud as library file, but you can't open them directly.

To access WhatsApp backup on iCloud, you need an iCloud extractor.

To open WhatsApp backup on this PC, WhatsApp Transfer for iOS can restore them to the PC for viewing.

5. Where is WhatsApp backup stored?

If you back up WhatsApp chat history on Android, it will be stored in Google Drive. For iPhone users, WhatsApp message backup will be saved in iCloud.

If you use FonePaw WhatsApp Transfer for iOS, it will be stored on the local computer or other removable drives. Normally the path is ...(user's name)\Documents\FonePaw\FonePaw WhatsApp Transfer for iOS\Whatsapp\...

If you want to change the storage path, follow the guideline.

1. Click the Menu icon on the right top corner of the homepage.

2. Go to Preferences.

Here, it enables you to select the output and backup path. You can also agree to update automatically if you want.

3. Choose OK in the end.

6. Why can't I preview full WhatsApp messages?

In the free trial version, you can only preview a part of messages. Full messages can be viewed in registered version. Besides, it also doesn't support pictures preview for free. Thus, if you would like to use it without limit, you'd better purchase the WhatsApp Transfer for iOS.

If it still doesn't enable you to preview full message after registering after registering, try to relaunch the program.

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