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How to Restore WhatsApp Messages on Android
Losing old WhatsApp messages can be a pain, especially if you’ve had important conversations with a number of people.
Knowing how to back up and restore these messages would be a great idea, just in case the unexpected happens. In this article, we’ll teach you how to restore WhatsApp messages on your Android device.
WhatsApp stores any message data on your local storage, which can either be an SD card or phone memory, or Google Drive if backup is enabled. Backing up data is generally a good idea if only to prevent the loss of information. Keeping your data saved on the Cloud ensures that you can get it back, either on an old or new device.
If you don’t backup files to Google Drive, WhatsApp will restore files from your internal phone storage. Internal phone storage backups will only save seven days-worth of messages and the rest will be lost.
To enable backing up to Google Drive on your Android device, you can do the following:
Restoring files on WhatsApp can be done, as previously stated, from Google Drive, or from local storage. If you wish to restore old messages to your WhatsApp messenger, you can do the following.:
Backups, both from Google Drive and internal memory will only restore the most recent backup file. If you want to restore chats from an older backup, you’ll have to rename the local backup save. To do so, follow these steps:
Backups of conversations are important if you don’t want to lose any of them by accident. Being able to restore them either locally or from the Cloud is a very handy feature.
Do you have any other tips and tricks on how to restore WhatsApp messages on an Android? Feel free to share them in the comments section below.
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