Before you are able to restore WhatsApp messages, first you need to create a backup to Google Drive. When you have a Google Drive backup, you can easily restore or transfer your WhatsApp messages as long as you have the same verified mobile number and Google account.
Backup WhatsApp Messages to Google Drive
Backup to Google Drive
If this is the first time you are going to create a Google Drive backup, the entire process will take some time to have your Android phone connected to a power source or at least more than 50% battery life.
Press the menu button
Tap Chats and then Chat Backup
You will see the Last Backup (This will show you the last time it backed up your WhatsApp messages to Google Drive) and Google Drive Settings
If you already have an account, press Account and choose your existing account. If you have not yet added a Google Drive account, tap Add Account and follow the onscreen process to register and add account.
Register and Add Account to Google Drive
Tap ‘Backup to Google Drive’ and set the time frequency of the backup.
You can also include videos to your backup by ticking the box beside
Always choose to ‘Backup over’ Wi-Fi to avoid any cellular overages on your postpaid account.
Restore Google Drive Backup after Uninstall
Reinstall WhatsApp from Play Store. Follow the installation guides and terms.
After Installation, launch WhatsApp
Enter your details and verify your mobile number. In this way, WhatsApp can detect any backups made by your mobile number and Google Drive account and then will ask you to restore from those backups.
If there are available backups found under your mobile number, WhatsApp will display the ‘Restore backup’ screen.
Tap Restore and wait until the entire restoration is completed.
Restore WhatsApp Messages from Google Drive Backup after Uninstall
Tips: Remember that every time you create a backup to Google Drive using the same account, it overwrites the previous backup and will replace it with the new one. You are unable to recover older Google Drive backups.
However, if you are looking for options to recover WhatsApp messages after deleting an account from the settings itself, it might be impossible to do so since WhatsApp made it clear that when you delete your account, the process will be irreversible even if you have done it accidentally. If you delete a WhatsApp account, automatically it will:
Delete your account from WhatsApp servers
Erase your entire message history or conversations
Delete your account from all WhatsApp groups you have joined
Delete the whole Google Drive backups made
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