How to transfer your WhatsApp Chats without using Google Drive
- Transfer chats allow you to transfer your chats from one device to another easily.
- Here’s how you can transfer your
WhatsApp chatswithout using Google Drive.
AdvertisementWhatsApp is one of the most used smartphone applications and is among the first apps we transfer when we shift to a new phone. Sometimes, transferring WhatsApp chats from one phone to another becomes quite difficult.
There are two ways you can transfer your WhatsApp chats from one phone to another – using Google Drive or offline transfer. While it’s easier to use the Google Drive method, not everyone may be comfortable linking Google Drive to their WhatsApp account.
To help these users, WhatsApp has introduced a new “Transfer chats” feature that allows you to easily transfer your WhatsApp chats without using Google Drive.
WhatsApp transfer chats feature
The WhatsApp transfer chats feature is currently available for beta users and is expected to be rolled out to all users in the coming days.
Here’s how you can use the feature –
How to transfer WhatsApp chats without using Google Drive
- Open WhatsApp on your current smartphone, click on the three dots menu, and click “Settings”.
- Now, click on “Chats” and look for “Transfer chats”.
- Then, click on “Transfer chats”.
- Now, click “Start” and allow the required permissions, such as Wi-Fi and nearby devices.
- Now, install WhatsApp on your new phone and register with the same number.
- Once you enter the OTP, you will be asked if you wish to transfer your chats.
- Click on “Continue” and scan the QR code.
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