Developed by the company Tenorshare to whom we already owe many file repair, backup and transfer software, Tenorshare iCareFone Transfer is a very practical utility for Windows and Mac OS that allows you to transfer data from your WhatsApp account or WhatsApp Business to a new phone.
In the event that a user, private or professional, wishes to change their smartphone, they must perform a whole series of manipulations to recover all their data, whether for their messages, contacts, photos, documents and all kinds of files. important. For this, there are specially designed software, and even computer-free procedures to simplify the transfer process. But to backup and restore, or simply transfer the different types of data contained in a WhatsApp account, is another matter.
How to transfer your WhatsApp and WhatsApp Business data to a new phone?
With the Tenorshare iCareFone Transfer software, it’s very simple, you just need to connect the 2 smartphones to the junction computer where you installed the software (Windows or Mac), and follow all the steps that will be indicated to you. Note that the transfer can also be made from an Android smartphone to an iPhone and vice versa, or with 2 smartphones with the same operating system (iPhone to iPhone and Android to Android). Please note that if the new smartphone has a WhatsApp account with data, the data will be overwritten.
At first, the software will prompt you to connect the 2 phones and determine which is the source and destination device. In any case, it will be necessary to unlock the smartphones and grant the connection with the computer with a code system to be validated. When it comes to a smartphone with the same operating system, the procedure is faster, and the transfer is almost immediate. Note however that depending on the amount of data, the transfer may take longer or shorter. Once the backup of the source device has been done, the user must log in with their WhatsApp account on the target smartphone and accept the connection, so as to receive the data.
If you are transferring from Android smartphone to iPhone, or iPhone to Android, Tenorshare iCareFone Transfer adds an extra step by performing a data backup on the source device, and introducing a security step with a WhatsApp verification code . Also, if encrypted backup is enabled, you will need to enter the 64-digit key.
The user then has the possibility to indicate the type of data he wishes to transfer in order to reduce the transfer time and avoid restoring unnecessary data which takes up space. With a very practical system of ticks, the user specifies what he wishes to keep: message, animated GIFs, audio files, documents, images, stickers, video and voice notes.
How to backup WhatsApp and WhatsApp Business data to your computer?
Tenorshare iCareFone Transfer is not just a transfer utility, it also offers other great features such as backing up your WhatsApp or WhatsApp Business email data to computer and also restoring it.
WhatsApp includes a backup program, but if it is set to be saved on your smartphone, in the event that your device is unusable, you will not be able to recover your data when you find a new smartphone.
With Tenorshare iCareFone Transfer, you can make regular backups to avoid this kind of inconvenience. To do this, initiate the backup procedure, the command of which is located just below the transfer. Then follow the automated backup procedure.
Here, all data is backed up and each backup is independent of the others. That is, they are not overwritten each time you make a new backup, and allow the user to restore backups to earlier dates if desired.
To restore a backup, it’s that simple, the software prompts you to choose the backup you want to restore and to specify whether the restoration should be done on an iPhone or an Android device. Note, however, that the data on the target device will be overwritten and therefore replaced by the selected backup.