Google Drive is the best & free way to backup your data. The Google drive offers upto 15GB online backup under free cloud storage plan. WhatsApp has been also released an option for Chat history backup on Google Drive. Now you can backup of your WhatsApp chat history on free online storage via your Google account. It is useful when you want to restore your Whatsapp account on another device. You won’t need anything other backup device like Micro SD card or any storage media. You can do a cloud backup of your chat history data via WiFi or Mobile data on Google Drive. Whatsapp Backed up your Chat history data & Store data hidden inside Google Drive.
When you Open your Google Drive account on the web, you’ll see Whatsapp listed as having hidden data. If you want to check this then Go to Settings>> Manage Apps. Whatsapp backup only conversations and photos, Videos aren’t backed up by default. Or If you want to backup your videos then Tick the check box Include Videos in the Chat backup option. So how to backup & restore Whatsapp chat history to Google Drive.
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Whatsapp Chat History Data backup and recovery (Google Drive)-
So here is step by step guide how to backup data on Google drive cloud storage-
(iv). In Chat settings option Tap on ‘Chat backup’.
WhatsApp Google Drive Backup Option-
1. Backup Frequency or Back up to Google Drive-
- Tap on Account. Choose an existing account or you can create a new account via Add Account. After Choosing an account press OK to save it.
- As soon as you will tap on OK. Whatsapp communicate with your Google drive account. After connecting to the account a Google Drive Verification Message appear on the screen, then tap on ALLOW to Verify.
- Now You can see that your Whatsapp connected to Google Drive account.
3. Back Up Over-
- If you want whatsapp backup your Chat history ‘Over WiFi‘ then don’t change setting or If you want whatsapp use your Mobile Data (2G or 3G, 4G LTE) then Choose second option ‘Over WiFi or Cellular‘.
4. Include Videos-
- If you want that Whatsapp also backed up your videos along with the chat messages & Photos. then tick the Include Videos check box.
5- Back Up-
- Now tap on Backup button. First it will backup on SD card after that on Google Drive.