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WhatsApp is the most used chat platform in the world, whether it is for business conversations or chatting with friends and family. The conversations we have on WhatsApp can be of simple text messages or more expressive using WhatsApp stickers. WhatsApp stickers not just let us use the built-in long array of stickers but we can also add customized stickers. So, if you have a bunch of customized stickers that you regularly use in your WhatsApp chats, then you would definitely like to use them on WhatsApp in your new phone as well. The good news is that you can easily transfer WhatsApp stickers to new phone with simple steps. This guide will showcase multiple methods to do the transfer. In the end, you can pick the one that best suits you.

Part 1. How to Transfer/Copy WhatsApp Stickers to a New Phone

Option 1. Backup WhatsApp in Old Phone and Restore It to the New Phone

WhatsApp provides built-in backup functionality that allows you to back up your WhatsApp data to Google Drive or iCloud. The data you can backup also includes WhatsApp stickers. So, you can first backup WhatsApp to Google Drive or iCloud from your old phone and then restore the same backup to your new phone. This way you can restore all the WhatsApp stickers you're your old phone to your new phone. Follow the below steps to use the backup/restore approach to transfer WhatsApp stickers to new phone:

For Android:

  • 1 Open WhatsApp on your old phone, click the 3-dots icon, and then click "Settings > Chats > Chat backup".
  • 2 Under "Back up to Google Drive", select "Only when I tap Back up".
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  • 3 Lastly, hit the green "BACK UP" button.
  • 4 Open WhatsApp on your new phone, log in with the same old phone number, and make sure you are signed in to the same Google Account.
  • 5 WhatsApp will automatically detect the backup data from Google Drive and ask you if you want to restore it. So, click "Restore".
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Once the restore process is completed, check your WhatsApp stickers. You will see that all your stickers are transferred completely.

For iPhone:

  • 1 Ensure that the iCloud backup function is enabled in both your old and new phone.
  • 2 Open WhatsApp on your old iPhone, go to "Settings", click "Chat Backup", and then click "Back Up Now".
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  • 3 Open WhatsApp on your new phone and log in with the same old phone number.
  • 4 WhatsApp will automatically detect the backup data from iCloud and ask you if you want to restore it. So, click "Restore".
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Once the restore process is completed, check your WhatsApp stickers. You will see that all your stickers are transferred completely.

Option 2. Copy WhatsApp Sticker Folder (Android Only)

If your old phone and new phone both are Android devices, then you can copy the "WhatsApp Stickers" folder from your old Android phone and paste it in the same place in your new Android phone. Follow the below steps to transfer WhatsApp stickers to new phone Android using the copy/paste approach:

  • 1 Connect both your phones with your computer via USB cable. Make sure you give the file transfer access to your computer from both devices.
  • 2 Go to "This PC" and click on your old Android device.
  • 3 Follow this path: Android > media > com.whatsapp > WhatsApp > Media.
  • 4 There you will see the "WhatsApp Stickers" folder. Copy that folder.
  • 5 Go back to "This PC" and click on your new Android device.
  • 6 Follow this path: Android > media > com.whatsapp > WhatsApp > Media.
  • 7 Paste the copied folder.
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This way, you have transferred the WhatsApp Sticker folder from your old Android phone to your new Android phone. Since iPhone users don't get access to the WhatsApp folder, so this approach is not applicable for iOS users.

Part 2. Transfer WhatsApp Stickers with an Easy Way

The above two approaches can transfer WhatsApp stickers to a new phone, but both are time-consuming and require multiple steps. So, if you are looking for an easy and quick way to do it, then ChatMover is the answer to your desire. ChatMover is an intelligently designed WhatsApp manager tool that lets you transfer WhatsApp stickers including all other WhatsApp data with just 1 click.

  • It enables the smooth transfer of WhatsApp stickers to the new phone without the need of uninstalling or reinstalling WhatsApp on any of the devices.
  • It ensures the complete transfer of WhatsApp stickers. All the stickers that you are actively using in the old device get transferred efficiently.
  • It provides a friendly interface with a simple click-based approach to transfer WhatsApp stickers.
  • It works for all phone operating systems, whether the transfer is for iPhone to iPhone, iPhone to Android, Android to iPhone, or Android to Android.
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To transfer WhatsApp stickers to new phone Android or iPhone with ChatMover, follow the below simple steps:

  • 1 Download and launch ChatMover on your computer and click the "Transfer" mode.

  • 2 Connect both your old and new phone with your computer through a USB cable.
  • 3 Once the connection is successful, click the "Start" button. Then select either it is "WhatsApp Messenger" or "WhatsApp Business". The transfer process will initiate and all the WhatsApp data from your old phone will be transferred to your new phone.

When the transfer process is successfully completed, open the WhatsApp app on your new phone and check WhatsApp stickers. You will notice that all the WhatsApp stickers are completely transferred to your new phone.

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FAQs

Q1. Can WhatsApp stickers be backed up?

Yes, when you backup WhatsApp using the built-in method, it also backs up WhatsApp stickers. If you want to backup WhatsApp stickers to your computer, you can use the ChatMover's FREE backup function to complete the backup process hassle-free.

Q2. How can I get free WhatsApp stickers?

Follow the below steps to get free WhatsApp stickers:

  • 1 Open WhatsApp, click on any chat, and then click the emoji icon.
  • 2 Click the sticker icon located at the bottom middle side. Now click the "+" icon. There you will find a wide list of stickers that you can add to your WhatsApp.
  • 3 If you want to get more stickers, scroll down the stickers window till you see the option "Get more stickers". Click it and it will take you to the App Store or Play Store from where you can download free apps that provide more stickers options to you.

Q3. Are WhatsApp stickers free?

Yes, WhatsApp stickers are completely free. You not only get the choice to pick from the ones provided by WhatsApp, but you can also download more free stickers through third-party apps from App Store or Play Store.

Conclusion

WhatsApp stickers are becoming a frequent part of our chats and even some of us have developed highly customized stickers. Therefore, when you are shifting to your new phone, you should definitely take WhatsApp stickers with you along with other chat data. The above-mentioned WhatsApp backup and direct copy/paste approaches are reliable ways to transfer WhatsApp stickers to new phone. But ChatMover presents a simpler and time-saving way to do this same transfer process. So, you can pick any of the mentioned approaches demanding on how much time and effort you want to put in it.

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Olivia Tucker Updated: Aug 05, 2021, Filed to Transfer WhatsApp

Olivia Tucker has in-depth knowledge in the field of mobile phones and computers. She has been committed to provide convenient solutions of managing WhatsApp data.

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