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How to backup your chats and videos of WhatsApp on GoogleDrive?

WhatsApp introduced the backup service in collaboration with Google Drive months back but it was a straight forward one step process and lacked customization. Very recently, WhatsApp has incorporated many new features. The phone messenger now provides you the freedom to choose which content you would like to sync with WhatsApp and also the frequency of synchronization. The following article will help you to learn the process of backing up your information in a step by step method.

Steps to backup your chats and videos of WhatsApp on GoogleDrive

1. Open your WhatsApp, go to Settings. Now go to Chats and Calls.

chats and calls

2. Next select Chat Backup.

Chat Backup

3. If you have not yet set any backup with Google, then choose the frequency of backup and select the gmail with which you want to sync. If you have multiple accounts linked to your Google account, you can also select any one from them.

backup settings

4. Now tap done.


5. Now once you have set the backup Google Drive account, go to Chats and Calls and then Chat Backup. You will find the last backup time. In case you want to backup your chats instantaneously, tap on Backup.


6. Next check out the Google Drive Settings. You can customize the Settings and change it if necessary. Backing up videos will eat up your internet, so if you want to discontinue the video backup, then uncheck the option Include Videos

How to backup your chats and videos of WhatsApp on GoogleDrive? - Last modify: December 23rd, 2015, Author: Anik
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Anik is a Software Engineer by profession. He loves to spend a lot of time testing and reviewing the latest gadgets and software. He likes all things tech and his passion for smartphones is only matched by his passion for Sci-Fi TV Series.