Now WhatsApp has been a smash-hit messaging app, it must contain valuable information that we don’t want to lose. Fortunately, Google Drive has already announced a feature that lets Android users to backup WhatsApp chat history together with media on their Android mobile and tablets. It is also known as WhatsApp’s built-in backup feature.
And it is really easy to create a WhatsApp backup with this feature. You can backup your WhatsApp messages and media on Android by going to Setting > Chats> Chat backup, and hit the “BACK UP” button.
If you have created a WhatsApp backup on Google Drive, how to restore the WhatsApp backup from Google Drive to your new mobile phone, let’s say, a new Android or iPhone? Take it easy. In this post, we are going to show you how to accomplish it in details.
Once you have created a backup of your WhatsApp data with Google Drive, you can restore them to your new Android devices like Samsung Galaxy S8+, Galaxy J series, HTC U11, Sony Xperia XZs, LG G6, Huawei P10 Plus/Mate 9 Pro, Xiaomi Mi 6, One Plus 2, and etc.
It is not so easy to transfer WhatsApp messages from Google Drive to your new iPhone. Generally speaking, there isn’t a way for you to directly do it so far. However, you can use other alternatives to transfer WhatsApp data between Android and iPhone 7(plus)/SE/6S(plus)/6(Plus), and one of the popular methods is the usage of Jihosoft WhatsMate.
It is a one-click WhatsApp Migrator, which makes it pretty convenient to transfer WhatsApp messages, contacts, call history, photos, videos and audios from Android to iPhone, or vice versa.