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How to backup WhatsApp chat in android, lollipop, KitKat

If you have a new android device and face problem of backup previous WhatsApp chat messages in your new android device than don’t worry, here you can get perfect solutions for transfer or backup WhatsApp chat in android device within a few minutes. When you upgrade your WahtsApp application, it may be possible to lose your old WhatsApp chat conversation. If you want to backup WhatsApp chat in android device then simply follow below given steps.

Complete guide of “How to backup WhatsApp chat in android”

This first method of “transfer or backup WhatsApp chat in android” is perfect works on latest android lollipop (5.1.1) devices. You can also backup data on android devices.


Method 1: Manually 

Step 1: Go to “Apps”

Step 2: Open “WhatsApp”

Tap on more option WhatsApp

Step 3: In the right side corner click on the “Menu” option

Select Setting option on WhatsApp

Step 4: Select “Settings” options

Tap on Chats and Calls

Step 5: Tap on “Chats and Calls”

Backup WhatsApp chat in android devices

Sep 6: Tap on “Chat backup”. Now you will see above screen on your android devices

Restore WhatsApp chat in android

You can choose various options to backup WhatsApp chat in android mobile and tablets including Google drive, Gmail account and using Wi-Fi or cellular. If you want to also get backup WhatsApp videos then tick the videos option.

How to backup WhatsApp chat in android lollipop

Step 7: Tap on “Back Up” and process start to backup WhatsApp chat in android device.

Now all your WhatsApp chat messages and media backup to Google Drive. You can restore them when you reinstall WhatsApp. Your messages and media will also backup to your phone’s internal storage.

Method 2: 

Step 1: Open “WhatsApp” on your device

Step 2: In the right side corner click on the “Menu” option

Step 3: Select “Settings” options

Step 4: Tap on “Chat settings”

Step 5: Tap on “backup conversation”

Tap on Database option

Step 6: In file Manager navigate to WhatsApp > Database

Copy backup files in android
Step 7: Find the latest backup files, it looks like msgstore.db.crypt8

Now install WhatsApp on your devices. Connect you new device to PC using USB cable and copy your WhatsApp conversation backup files on your device or folder. Open WhatsApp and enter your phone number and verify it. Now you should have notification of backup WhatsApp message, tap on restore and that’s all.

Above you can see perfect steps for backup WhatsApp chat in android devices. If you have any trouble or known other best ways to backup WhatsApp conversation chat in your android device then please share with us.

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