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How to backup WhatsApp chats on Google Drive

You'll need the following to use Google Drive backup

You’ll need the following to use Google Drive backup:

On your smartphone, you must have a Google account activated.
Your device has Google Play services installed. This program is used to update Google apps as well as Google Play Store apps.
There is enough free space on your device to backup.
A reliable and consistent internet connection.
Set up backups on Google Drive.
Launch WhatsApp.
More options > Settings > Chats > Chat backup > Google Drive back up
Choose a different backup frequency than Never.
Choose the Google account to which you want to save your chat history.
If you don’t already have a Google account, tap Add account and provide your login details when requested.
Choose the network you wish to use for backups by tapping Back up over.
Note that backing up over a cellular data network may incur additional charges.

Enable end-to-end encryption backup.
You may enable end-to-end encryption for your Google Drive backup to add an extra degree of security.

Launch WhatsApp.
More options > Settings > Chats > Chat backup > End-to-end encrypted backup > End-to-end encrypted backup
Activate TURN ON.
Instead, make a password or use a 64-digit encryption key.
To build your end-to-end encrypted backup, tap Create.
Back up to Google Drive manually.
You may also back up your chats to Google Drive manually at any time.

Launch WhatsApp.
More choices > Settings > Chats > Backup chats > BACK UP.

Set your Google Drive backup options.

Change the backup frequency in Google Drive.
Launch WhatsApp.
More options > Settings > Chats > Chat backup > Google Drive back up
Choose a backup schedule.
Change the backup account you want to use.
Launch WhatsApp.
More options can be found by going to Settings > Chats > Chat backup > Google Account.
Choose the Google account to which you want to save your chat history.
Note that if you change your Google account, you’ll lose access to any saved backups.

Change the type of backup network you want to utilize.
Launch WhatsApp.
Back up over More choices > Settings > Chats > Chat backup >
Choose the type of backup network you want to utilize.

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