How To Create a Google Drive Backup For Your WhatsApp Data

There’s nothing like having a backup of your data somewhere safe. In this post you are to learn how to backup your data on Google Drive. You have the option of set it at automatic mode or manual mode. Without much talk, let’s go straight down to the business.

How To Create a Google Drive Backup

  1. Open WhatsApp.
  2. Tap Menu > Settings > Chats > Chat backup.
  3. Tap Back up to Google Drive and select a backup frequency other than Never.
  4. Select a Google account that you’ll back up your chat history to. If you don’t have a Google account, tap Add account when prompted and enter your login credentials. Please remember the Google account you’re using for the backup.
  5. Tap Back up over to choose the network you wish to use for backup. Please note that backing up over a cellular data network might result in additional data charges.

How To Manually Back up Your Chats to Google Drive at Any Time

  1. Open WhatsApp.
  2. Tap Menu > Settings > Chats > Chat backup.
  3. Tap BACK UP to begin your Google Drive backup. This process might take a few minutes.

How To Turn Of Automatic Google Drive Backups Of WhatsApp Data

  1. Go to Settings > Chats > Chat Backup > Backup to Google Drive
  2. Then change the setting to ‘Never’.



Andre is a network engineer with a solid technical background and a proven record in building and troubleshooting computer systems, networking, website design and blogging with broad knowledge on call center operations and administration. Above all, a man with great desire in sharing his knowledge and views, cutting across technology, social and politics.

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