If you have an existing setup of the WhatsApp Business API Client and want to migrate to a new setup using the same phone number and app settings, this guide will help you identify changes and what you need to do about them.
During migration, some data can be backed up using the WhatsApp Business API and restored onto the new setup, while some will need to be manually migrated.
Data that can be backed up from the old setup and restored onto the new one, includes:
Refer to the Backup and Restore documentation for details.
Other data, such as messages, callbacks, contact information, and authentication tokens, are stored in the database but are NOT backed up during the aforementioned backup-restore process. If your migration involves changing databases (e.g., switching from a MySQL container on your developer machine to a standalone MySQL process on a compute server), the database needs to be manually migrated.
Here is an overview of the general migration process: