How to Backup WhatsApp Chat on iOS And Android Device?

It is different to backup WhatsApp chat on iOS and Android device. Usually, WhatsApp users can use iCloud to back up chat on iPhone and will use Google drive on Android. Both devices are capable to retrieve iOS backup by sending email. Now we are going to post something about backing up on iOS and Android.


How to Backup WhatsApp Chat on Android?

Just like iCloud for iPhone, Google Drive allows Android users to backup WhatsApp data online. Here are the steps to back up WhatsApp files via Google Drive.


Step 1. Open WhatsApp on your Android device, and then navigate to "Settings > Chats > Chat backup"


Step 2. Tap on "Back up to Google Drive" button

Step 3. Select a Google account as a destination where you to backup WhatsApp messages, photos and other attachments.

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Note: if you haven't connected any account yet, you are supposed to add an account first. And if you want to manually back up WhatsApp data to Google Drive, you need to tap on "Back Up" button to enter the operating screen.


How to Backup WhatsApp Chat on iCloud

On iPhone, WhatsApp supports users to back up data by using iCloud. WhatsApp Support Team strongly recommends iPhone users use this method to have WhatsApp data backed up. Now let's see how to use this backup feature on iPhone WhatsApp app.


First, you should initiate WhatsApp and open its Settings panel.

Then, you need to tap on "Chats > Chat Backup > Back Up Now".

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Note: you can select to back up WhatsApp automatically by choosing backup frequency after tapping Auto Backup.

Another Way to Back up WhatsApp Chat on iPhone 

As we all know, we only have 5GB of free storage on iCloud. Obviously, 5GB storage is not enough at all. In order to backup more WhatsApp data to iCloud, you need to buy more iCloud storage. Alternatively, you can backup WhatsApp to PC with iPhone Data Transfer. Below is how to back up WhatsApp messages to PC via iPhone Data Transfer.


Step 1. Launch iPhone Data Transfer and plug your iPhone to PC


Step 2. Click on "WhatsApp Transfer, Backup & Restore" button


Step 3. Select "Backup WhatsApp messages" option

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Step 4. Click "Backup" to back up your WhatsApp messages onto your PC.

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PS: iPhone Data Transfer enables iPhone users to back up WhatsApp data offline. You don't need to worry about the stability of your wireless Internet. Besides, all you need to do is connecting your iPhone to PC!