How To Delete WhatsApp Backup from Google Drive Android 2023

Last Updated on January 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 Android 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. It’s easy to restore or delete WhatsApp backup from Google drive on your Android 12/Android 11 or Samsung Galaxy One UI 4.0 devices.

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How To Delete WhatsApp Chat Backup Permanently From Google Drive on Laptop or PC

Step 1: Open on your desktop/laptop device.

Step 2: Log in with your Google Drive backup account.

Tap on settings icon on Google drive

Step 3: Tap on the Settings icon from the top of the right side corner.

Click on settings option

Step 4: Click on Settings.

Manage apps using google drive

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 that have been connected to Google drive.

How to delete WhatsApp backup from Google drive


Step 6: Scroll down until you see WhatsApp Messenger.

restore WhatsApp backup from Google drive

Step 7: Tap on the Options dropdown box of WhatsApp Messenger.

Step 8: Tap on Delete hidden app data.

Delete hidden app data from google drive

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 is WhatsApp Messenger Google Drive Backup 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.

Where WhatsApp Backup is Stored in Google Drive Android

Step 4: You can see WhatsApp backup files with the last backup info.

How Can I Delete WhatsApp Messages (Chat Backup) Permanently for Android Phones and Tablets?

Step 1: Open Google Drive on your device.

Open Google drive on you Android to find WhatsApp backup file

Step 2: Tap on More (Three Horizontal lines) in the upper left corner.

Permanently Delete my WhatsApp Chat Backup Android

Step 3: Tap on Backups.

You can see WhatsApp backup files in the other backups section.

Delete WhatsApp backup permanently Android

Step 4: Tap on Three vertical dots of WhatsApp backup.

How To Delete WhatsApp Backup in Google Drive Android

Step 5: Tap on Delete backup.

Also, choose to 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?

How Can I Permanently Delete my WhatsApp Chat Backup Android Phones

Step 6: Tap on Delete.

You can see the remove of the WhatsApp backup file from your Google Drive. The backup of WhatsApp chat and media 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 on Google Drive

Using this, 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.

Delete WhatsApp Backup From Google Drive

Step 5: Tap Chat backup.

Back up WhatsApp Chat to Google drive on your Android

Step 6: Tap Back up to Google Drive.

Restore WhatsApp Backup On Google Drive Android Devices

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.

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.

Clear WhatsApp Chat on your Android

Step 5: Tap Clear chat.

Uncheck the box if you don’t want to delete media files from this chat from your gallery.

How to Clear WhatsApp Chat

Step 6: Tap Cleat chat to confirm.

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