How to Backup and Restore Whatsapp Messages Easily


Whatsapp with over 500 million downloads is definitely one of the most popular instant messaging app released on any mobile platform. According to whatsapp, over 1 billion messages are sent and received using whatsapp everyday.

Whatsapp is a free app to download and available on almost every platform. As I said the app can be downloaded free, but it comes with 1-year free subscription. After that, you have to pay $0.99 (INR 60) to renew one-year subscription. This seems to be fair considering WhatsApp is an ad free messaging app. 

Coming back to the topic, suppose for any reason if you want to delete whatsapp from your phone or if you are about to make factory reset of your device or format your memory card then all your data will be deleted including whatsapp data.

Fortunately, Whatsapp creates backup of your conversation everyday on your phones memory (internal or external storage). You can create backup of your whatsapp messages using your computer. It will also come in handy if you are switching to other device then your whatsapp messages can be easily transferred/restored to that devices.

If you want to create backup of your whatsapp messages then here is how to create backup and restore whatsapp messages.

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How to Create Whatsapp Message Backup on iOS, Android, BlackBerry, Windows Phone.

Step 1:  Open Whatsapp by tapping on Whatsapp icon

Step 2: Tap on Options and then on Settings.

Step 3: Tap on Chat settings, next tap on Backup conversation.

Step 4: Now connect your Mobile to PC.

Step 5: Once connected you can see all the folders from your phone on your PC.

Step 6: Search and find, WhatsApp folder and copy it to any location on your PC.

Step 7: That’s it. You have successfully created the backup of your WhatsApp messages.


Note: The backup will have all the videos, pictures and messages.

How to Create WhatsApp Messages Backup on Nokia Asha Device?

Unlike Android or iPhone or Windows Phone you will not find Backup Conversation option on your Nokia Asha device’s Whatsapp settings. So here is how you can create backup on Nokia Asha devices.

Step 1: Connect your Asha device using USB cable or though Bluetooth to your PC.

Step 2: Browse your phone’s memory through your PC and find WhatsApp folder.

Step 3: Copy that folder to any location on your PC.

Step 4: No more steps as you have created Whatsapp message backup on your Nokia Asha device.


How to Restore WhatsApp Backup on your smartphone?

Step 1: Connect your phone to PC using data cable.

Step 2: Copy your Whatsapp Backup folder to your phones memory.

Step 3: Download and Install Whatsapp.

Step 4: Proceed with necessary instruction to get started.

Step 5: Before completing the installation process, whatsapp will automatically check for available backups.

Step 6: If found, you will be asked whether you want to restore backup.

Step 7: Tap on Yes and your WhataApp message backup will be restored.

The same steps can be followed to restore Whatsapp message backup on Nokia Asha devices as well. 

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