The WhatsApp messaging application has become the main and only communication platform for many people, and every time you make the news for something bad, everyone finds out. A few months ago, Google and WhatsApp reached an agreement so that copies of WhatsApp chats, which are stored in Google Drive, would not occupy space in users' accounts.
This change only affects WhatsApp users on Android, since the data of the WhatsApp conversions of iPhone users are stored in the Apple iCloud cloud, from where the size of the copy of the chats. But we have bad news, since as of today, WhatsApp it will start deleting all chats, videos and pictures that have not been backed up in the last 12 months.
In this way, if you are not a user who has worried at some point about making the corresponding backup copies of all conversations on WhatsApp, you will see how all that information ends up deleted without the possibility of recovery. To prevent this from happening, as long as a smartphone managed by Android, you will have to perform the following steps to perform a backup.
How to backup WhatsApp
- Once we are inside the application, click on the three points upright found in the upper right of the screen.
- Next, click on Settings> Chats> Backup.
- Then we click on the button Save.
Once we have made the backup, we must establish the frequency with which we want the backups to be made. If it is our main communication tool, we must establish that the application makes a copy of all the content daily.
If, on the other hand, you make normal use of the application, you can set the copy to be made every week, or every month, depending on whether you are interested at all times have a stored copy of all the conversations you have through WhatsApp.