How to Backup WhatsApp Messages on iPhone 7/SE/6s/6/5s/5c/5/4s/4

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Do you need to backup and restore your WhatsApp history on iPhone? Well it is always good to back up your data so you can be sure to have it anytime you need it. Sometimes accidents occur like damaging or losing an iPhone. This becomes a trouble as it can cause all the files on your iPhone such as WhatsApp history to be disrupted or lost forever! Then what can you do to avoid this? It is simple; you need to backup your iPhone data so you can be able to retrieve it in the future.

From this article you will learn how to backup your WhatsApp history via iCloud using 2 different ways. The article also takes you through how you can backup WhatsApp messages and attachments to computer using a 3rd-party tool and how to email WhatsApp conversations.

1 Backup WhatsApp Messages and Attachments to PC Easily

iMyfone D-Back iPhone data extractor or iPhone data extractor for Mac software is a useful program which allows you to backup all the WhatsApp messages and attachments on iPhone 7/6s(Plus)/6(Plus)/5s/5c/5/4s/4 to your computer or you can selectively choose the specific conversations to backup them onto computer. Check other features of this tool:

  • Extract 22+ file types from your iPhone or iPhone backup such as skype messages, kik messages, photos, messages, notes, voice memos.
  • Recover deleted or lost data from your iPhone, iTunes backup, iCloud backup.
  • The preview function allow you to preview and selectively choose the files you want keep.
  • Support the lately iOS 10 and almost all the iOS device such as: iPhone 7/SE/6S Plus/6S/6 Plus/6, iPad Pro, iPod Touch etc.

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The step-by-step guide below shows you how your can do it.

Step 1: Choose Recover from iOS device

Firstly, you may need to download ang intall iMyfone D-Back on you computer. From your iMyfone D-Back software, hit on recover from iOS device option then tap on Start button.

Choose Recover from iOS device

Step 2: Choose files and Scan

Select the files that you want to backup and the program directs you to connect your iPhone to the computer. After the program recognizes your iPhone, then click on Scan button.

Choose files and Scan

Step 3: Preview for WhatsApp Messages and Attachments

Once scanning is over, all the recoverable files on your iPhone are shown in organized categories, preview the WhatsApp messages and attachments that you want to backup. Pick on them then click on Recover button to save them on your computer.

 Preview for WhatsApp Messages and Attachments

You would have then created a backup for your WhatsApp messages and attachments on iPhone 7/6s(Plus)/6(Plus)/5s/5c/5/4s/4. Download and install iMyfone D-Back iPhone data recovery Win or iPhone data recovery Mac now to give it a shot.

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2 Turn on iCloud Drive for WhatsApp Backups on iPhone

From the following steps, you can easily turn on iCloud Drive for WhatsApp backups on iPhone through iCloud settings.

Step 1: First get to the home screen of your iPhone and hit on the Settings tab. Go to Settings tab, click on iCloud option.

Step 2: From the iCloud window that shows up, drag down to iCloud Drive option and click on it.

Step 3: Make sure that the iCloud drive is ON; if it is off then turn it ON.

Step 4: iCloud drive apps are displayed in the next window that pops up. Make sure that the WhatsApp option is ON.

Make sure that the iCloud drive is ON      Make sure that whatsapp is on

3 Backup WhatsApp Chat Messages and photos on iCloud

With your iPhone, you can successfully backup your WhatsApp Chat Messages and photos through WhatsApp settings.

The steps below show you how to do it with ease.

Step 1: To begin the backup process, go to the app and open it.

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Step 2: Get to WhatsApp Settings > Chats > Chat Backup.

go to whatsapp settings and chats      go to chat backup

Step 3: Thereafter choose Back Up now option to create a backup up of your chat messages and photos.You can also enable automatic, scheduled backups by turning on Auto Backup and then choosing your backup frequency. You can also choose to include videos from the backup by turning on Include Videos.

choose back up now      choosing your backup frequency

On completion you would have backed up your WhatsApp Chat Messages and Photos.

More details:

How to use iCloud backup feature to back up WhatsApp chat history.

4 How to Email WhatsApp Conversations

You can share your WhatsApp conversations with friends through the email. Look out for the steps below to email WhatsApp conversations.

Step 1: First open your WhatsApp app on your iPhone. Next, pick on the conversation that you want to email, either a group chat or a personal conversation.

Step 2: After the conversation is displayed, simply hit on the name of the conversation from the top of the window. Thereafter move your cursor downwards and get to Export Chat option.

hit on the name of the conversation      get to Export Chat option

Step 3: After you have clicked it, two options are displayed pick on either ‘attach media’ or ‘without media’. You may choose ‘attach media’ if you want to attach videos or any other media file. Tap the mail icon.

choose attach media      Tap the mail icon

Step 4: From the window that appears, hit on the name of the person you are sending the conversation to or your email address. Lastly click on Send button at the top of the screen to complete the process.

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