Last Updated on April 21, 2023 by Bestusefultips
Do you want to delete WhatsApp backup permanently on Android phones? Here’s how to delete WhatsApp backup from Google Drive on PC and Android in 2023. You can back up your WhatsApp chats and media (Photos, Videos, audio, and documents) to Google Drive & restore them when you reinstall the WhatsApp app, change the phone, or lose your Android device. Also, turn on end-to-end encrypted backup so no one can access your data, not even WhatsApp. You can choose how to back up on Google Drive from never/only when I tap “back up”/daily/weekly/monthly on your Android devices. Also, enable WhatsApp backup using cellular data and WhatsApp videos. Restoring or deleting WhatsApp backup from Google Drive on your Android or Samsung Galaxy One UI devices is easy.
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How To Delete WhatsApp Backup From Google Drive on PC
Step 1: Open drive.google.com on your desktop/laptop device.
Step 2: Log in with your Google Drive backup account.
Step 3: Tap on the Settings icon from the top of the right side corner.
Step 4: Click on Settings.
Step 5: You can see the above screen on your pc. Tap on Manage Apps from the left sidebar.
You can see the list of apps connected to Google Drive.
Step 6: Scroll down until you see WhatsApp Messenger.
Step 7: Tap on the Options dropdown box of WhatsApp Messenger.
Step 8: Tap on Delete hidden app data.
You can see the message on your PC: Hidden app data from WhatsApp messenger will be deleted from the drive.
Step 9: Tap on Delete.
That’s it. Now remove WhatsApp backup from Google Drive.
Where are WhatsApp Backups Stored in Google Drive on Android?
Step 1: Open the Google Drive app on your Android device.
Step 2: Tap on Three horizontal lines (More) at the top left corner.
Step 3: Tap on Backups.
Step 4: You can see WhatsApp backup files with the last backup info.
How to Delete WhatsApp Chat Backup Permanently on Android Phones and Tablets
Step 1: Open Google Drive on your device.
Step 2: Tap on More (Three Horizontal lines) in the upper left corner.
Step 3: Tap on Backups.
You can see WhatsApp backup files in the other backups section.
Step 4: Tap on Three vertical dots of WhatsApp backup.
Step 5: Tap on Delete backup.
Also, turn off backup if you want to stop WhatsApp backup to Google Drive on your Android device.
This pop-up message view: Delete WhatsApp backup?
Step 6: Tap on Delete.
You can see the remove of the WhatsApp backup file from your Google Drive. The WhatsApp chat, and media backup will be permanently deleted for this phone number. New backup data will be started if a backup is still turned on for this number.
How to Backup WhatsApp Data on Google Drive
You can restore a backup of old WhatsApp on your Android phone or tablet.
Step 1: Open the WhatsApp app on your Android.
Step 2: Tap Three vertical dots in the upper right corner.
Step 3: Select Settings.
Step 4: Tap Chats.
Step 5: Tap Chat backup.
Step 6: Tap Back up to Google Drive.
Step 7: Choose from Never/Only when I tap “Back up”/Daily/Weekly/Monthly.
Also, choose the Google account you want to back up over Wi-Fi or Cellular, and enable WhatsApp video backup on your Android devices.
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How to Clear WhatsApp Chat
Step 1: Open the WhatsApp app on your device.
Step 2: Tap Any contact or group you want to clear the chat.
Step 3: Tap Three vertical dots at the top right corner.
Step 4: Tap More.
Step 5: Tap Clear chat.
Uncheck the box if you don’t want to delete media files from this chat from your gallery.
Step 6: Tap Cleat chat to confirm.
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