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When Flashing a new Custom ROM or a factory image of an Official Firmware to your device manually, you will have to wipe data/factory reset your device. That means you will lose everything you have in your device’s internal storage. So, it is recommended that you make a of everything you have in your device before you proceed with any kind of development work, even rooting your device. You don’t really have to wipe your device after rooting, but you might have to if something goes wrong, so always be prepared.

Before, we covered how to Backup SMS Messages and How to Backup Android Apps. In this guide, I will show you how to Backup Messages to your Drive. By doing so, you’ll be able to restore your WhatsApp messages back to your device after a factory reset. All you have to do is use your Email in which you backed up your WhatsApp data.

How to Backup WhatsApp Messages

Step 1: Open up WhatsApp Messenger

Step 2: Go to Settings

Step 3: Then go to Chats and Calls

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Step 4: After that, go to Chat Backup

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Step 5: Now tap on Backup button and it will start backing up your WhatsApp Messages to Google Drive

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Step 6: It will take a few minutes to successfully backup your WhatsApp Data depending on the size of it

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That’s all! You can now restore your WhatsApp Messages after Resetting your device. All you have to do is Install WhatsApp, put in your Number and it’ll automatically restore your data and messages. Make sure you use the same Google ID in your device that you were using before. If you run into any problem, let us know in the comments below and we’ll get back to you! You might want to consider the following tutorials as well:

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Hassan Imtiaz

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Professional Blogger, Web Developer and a Tech Geek! Loves to write about Tech Stuff especially Android! Co-Founder and Author at 221bTech.com.

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