The secrets behind Backup And Restoring of WhatsApp Messages

The secret behind Backup and Restore, Transfer features of our WhatsApp Messages:

We can back up our WhatsApp data using Google Drive or a local backup. Local backups will be automatically created every day at 2 am and they will be saved as a file in our phone.

How do Google Drive will help to WhatsApp

we can back up our chats and media to Google Drive, so if we change Android mobile or new install of WhatsApp, our messages, photos, videos are transferable using Backup and Restore feature of WhatsApp.

How to export our WhatsApp messages to Google Drive
  • Open your WhatsApp.
  • Click the Menu Button >Go to Settings >Select Chats >Then select Chat backup.
Here we can create a local backup, which means it will create a backup file and saved in our mobile and also Google drive will backup our data with the help of the internet and valid credentials of Google.

Here we have options to choose backup with WiFi or mobile networks. Here data backup with WiFi is preferable when compared to backup with the mobile network.

The secrets behind Backup And Restoring of WhatsApp Messages
The secrets behind Backup And Restoring of WhatsApp Messages 
We can set our chat backup timings so that the backup will be performed at the particular intervals of time only.

When WhatsApp did the Google Drive backup using the same Google Drive account that you are linked with your WhatsApp, the previous Google Drive backup will be removed.

The latest backup will replace the old one. There is no possibility to restore an older Google Drive backup.

How can WhatsApp doing Restoring and transferring of  WhatsApp messages 

WhatsApp will ask us to restore our chats and media from a backup when we verified our number.

When we change the mobile and did log in with the same number, the previous backup will restore automatically.Sometimes restoring of WhatsApp messages gets failed because of the following reasons.
  • We are not logged into the same Google Drive account.
  • When our mobile number got changed, which was not used to create a backup.
  • When our local files got deleted (when we are using the same mobile).
  • When backup file removed from Google drive of your account.
Restoring a recent local WhatsApp backup

Our phone will store up to the last 7 days of local backup files.We can restore those local backup files without Google Drive access.

If we have google drive access all our previous messages will be restored.

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