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Are you worried about losing your WhatsApp conversations? With a few simple steps you can make a backup copy of all your messages to keep them safe and, if necessary in the future due to a problem on your mobile, be able to retrieve them again.
WhatsApp offers 2 possibilities to store chats, locally in the phone's internal storage or in the cloud. If you have an Android mobile you can save your conversations locally and Google Drive, while in iOS you can do it in iCloud.
The best thing to do is to make the backup copy in the cloud, either in Google Drive or iCloud, in this way you can recover all your messages without problems if you are going to change your phone soon, in case problems arise with the one you currently have, etc.
Just as there are different places to save this information, you can also choose how often you want the automatic copy of messages to be made, if daily, weekly or even monthly, although you can also decide not to do it. You can also do it manually as many times as you want.
Backup on Android
In case you have a Android phone, the procedure to make a backup of your chats locally and in Google Drive does not It is very different from iOS, as it offers the same options. In any case, we leave you the steps to follow:
- Access WhatsApp and click on the icon of the three vertical points at the top right. Now tap on settings/chats/backup.
- You can choose to do it locally or log in with your Gmail account to do it weekly, daily or monthly. Likewise, you can choose whether to do it only when you are connected to a WiFi network and also with WiFi or 4G, or if you want to upload videos, apart from being able to know how much it occupies the copy of your WhatsApp messages.
Backup on iOS
If you use WhatsApp on iPhone, the only way to back up your messages is to back up your messages to the Apple cloud, iCloud. Therefore, you must have an account in said service. For your WhatsApp to store your conversations, do the following:
- Enter WhatsApp/settings/chats/backups.
- Log in with your iCloud account and make the copy of WhatsApp, then below you can choose the periodicity of this and even if you want that the videos are also saved in the cloud. Keep in mind that videos take up a lot of storage.