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How to backup WhatsApp messages on iPhone

Here is the simplest way to backup all your WhatsApp messages, so you can keep track of all of your important conversations.

A lot of people use WhatsApp as their primary mode of contact, but have you ever checked if you can back up your most important messages?

Just in case you were not aware, you can backup all of your chats in just a few simple steps, and we’re here to tell you exactly how you can do it.

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The Short Version

  • Open WhatsApp and go into Settings
  • Click on Chats
  • Press Chat Backup
  • Tap Back Up Now
  1. Step

    Open WhatsApp

    Open up your WhatsApp app and click on Settings, it will be in the bottom menu on the rightmost side. Go into Settings in WhatsApp

  2. Step

    Click on Chats

    Click on Chats, it should be the fourth option down, just under Account. Go into your chats

  3. Step

    Press Chat Backup

    Press the Chat Backup button, it is the third button down. Go into Chats to backup

  4. Step

    Tap Back Up Now

    Make sure that you are already signed into iCloud and that you have your iCloud Backup turned on already, otherwise you won’t be able to back up your WhatsApp conversations. After clicking the Back Up Now button, it will take a few minutes to start backing up all of your chats, make sure to keep your phone on and in the app whilst this is happening. Back up yout chats


Can I backup my WhatsApp conversations on Android phones?

Yes, you can also backup chats on Android phones, though the method will look a little different.

How many WhatsApp conversations can I back up?

Provided that you have the storage space you can backup as many conversations from WhatsApp as you want.

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