How to backup WhatsApp message history

How to backup WhatsApp message history
How to backup WhatsApp message history
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When reinstalling, WhatsApp gives you the option of backing up your chat history, so you can restore them to a new phone.

Steps

Method 1 of 2: Back up chats with iPhone

Save Your Message History on WhatsApp Step 1

Step 1. Open WhatsApp

The icon is illustrated by a white telephone in a speech bubble.

If this is your first time launching WhatsApp, you will need to create an account

Save Your Message History on WhatsApp Step 2

Step 2. Tap Settings

The button is located at the bottom right of the screen.

  • If WhatsApp opens a conversation, press the button Return located at the top left of the screen.
Save Your Message History on WhatsApp Step 3

Step 3. Tap Discussions

The option is in the middle of the screen.

Save Your Message History on WhatsApp Step 4

Step 4. Tap Save chats

You will find this option towards the middle of the page Conversations.

Save Your Message History on WhatsApp Step 5

Step 5. Tap Back Up Now

By doing this, your iPhone will save your chat history to iCloud. If you sign in to WhatsApp with another phone, but with the same phone number, you will be able to retrieve your chat history.

If you haven't turned on iCloud Drive, you'll need to do so before continuing

Method 2 of 2: Back up messages on Android

Save Your Message History on WhatsApp Step 6

Step 1. Open WhatsApp

The icon is illustrated by a white telephone in a speech bubble.

If this is your first time launching WhatsApp, you will need to create an account

Save Your Message History on WhatsApp Step 7

Step 2. Press ⋮

The button is located at the top right of the screen.

  • If WhatsApp opens a conversation, press the button Return located at the top left of the screen.
Save Your Message History on WhatsApp Step 8

Step 3. Tap Settings

The button is at the bottom of the drop-down menu that just opened.

Save Your Message History on WhatsApp Step 9

Step 4. Select Discussions

The option is in the middle of the screen Settings.

Save Your Message History on WhatsApp Step 10

Step 5. Tap Chat Backup

The option is near the bottom of the screen.

Save Your Message History on WhatsApp Step 11

Step 6. Press SAVE

This is the green button in the middle of the screen. If you sign in to WhatsApp with another phone, but with the same phone number, you will be able to retrieve your conversation history.

Advice

You should upgrade your storage capacity on iCloud or Google Drive before backing up a large volume of chats

Warnings

  • If you save your chats with media files (eg photos), it will be a very large volume and require more time and data. If your phone has a message size restriction, your conversation history backup may be truncated. It may even fail.
  • Backing up to the data network may incur additional charges in your telephone bill.

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