How do I backup WhatsApp data?
You can back up your chats and media to Google Drive, so if you switch Android phones or get a new one, your chats and media are transferrable.
How to back up to Google Drive
- Open WhatsApp.
- Tap the Menu Button > Settings > Chats > Chat backup.
- Here you can tap Back Up to create an immediate backup, and you can also tap on Back up to Google Drive to set up a backup frequency.
- If you do not have a Google account already set up, tap Add account when prompted.
- Tap on Back up over to choose the network you wish to use for backing up. Please note that backing up over cellular may result in additional data charges.