How to Back-Up WhatsApp Messages on Android

If you are looking to backup your chats, groups and data on your Whatsapp then just follow these easy steps to do so. Switching to a new phone and resuming with Whatsapp where last left is something really easy now. The backup shall retain everything from chats, images, videos, documents, and even groups. So let’s see how can to do that.

Easiest Way

WhatsApp comes with a native backup to Google Drive which is a bit slow but does its job nicely. You do not have to make any efforts in doing so. 

In your WhatsApp main page, access Settings from the options menu.

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Back Up WhatsApp Messages

Head towards the Chats section and access the Chat Backup option available.

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WhatsApp Chat Backup
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WhatsApp Chat Backup

On the next page, you can see the last backup made to your local drive, backup made to Google Drive and the backup size.

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WhatsApp Chat Backup

Before you proceed let’s setup Google Drive in order to get the backup working.

Select when do you want the backup to happen. You can select the same as per preferences.

Then give access to your Google Account.

Select how do you want the backup to work, it’s either on Wi-Fi or Cellular. Choose wisely. Here you can also check the option to include videos in the backup. Please be informed that including videos shall make the backup huge in size.

WhatsApp Backup on Google Drive

Now finally hit the green Back Up button to start the process. This might take some time as per the data stored inside your WhatsApp folder.

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How to Back-Up WhatsApp Messages on Android
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Easily backup Whatsapp messages on your Android to Google Drive
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