How To Backup Your WhatsApp Chat History


Backing up of data is a necessity against unforeseen circumstances. Imagine losing your phone or your phone shuts down and refuses to come up, if you’ve been the kind that doesn’t back up, you’ll lose every data including your chats. In this post, I will be discussing with you How to Backup Your WhatsApp Chat History.

By default, WhatsApp automatically create a backup of your chats by 4AM daily. These backups are stored in your phone memory and can be restored later in the same phone.

Unfortunately, you cannot restore a backup or chat history from an android phone to an iOS device or vise versa unless you create a backup to your Gmail account or to cloud.

Be that as it may, making a manual backup of your WhatsApp history is not too hard because anyone can do it. Follow my guidelines below.

How to Backup Your WhatsApp Chat History

How to Backup whatsapp chat history

  • Launch WhatsApp on your phone.
  • Navigate to settings
  • Select chats
  • Click on chat backup
  • Select the Google account for backup and save.

How To Restore WhatsApp Chat History

  • When updating or installing a whatsapp on your new phone, select your Gmail account where your WhatsApp backup is saved
  • Then tap restore to restore your chat history

When you backup to your Gmail account, you can restore it at anytime even if you lost or change your phone.


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