As one of the most widely used messaging apps in the world, WhatsApp is useful to us in several ways. It, therefore, contains a lot of important information that we don't want to lose. You don't want to lose your entire chat history when you uninstall WhatsApp. It is therefore important to back up your WhatsApp messages to keep them safe and prevent you from having to start all over again just in case you lose them. It's better to taking a WhatsApp backup on iCloud. In this guide, we'll tell you whether the iCloud backup WhatsApp data, how it backs up and how to restore them from iCloud.

Part 1. Does iCloud Backup WhatsApp Messages

Are WhatsApp messages stored on iCloud? If you're wondering whether iCloud backup WhatsApp messages, then the answer is YES. iCloud supports backing up WhatsApp messages and chats and will backup daily anytime your device is plugged in and connected to Wi-Fi.

The following part shows you how to easily backup WhatsApp messages to iCloud as well as how to gain access to this backup and view or even extract the backed-up messages.

Part 2. How to Backup WhatsApp Messages to iCloud

You can easily backup all your WhatsApp messages to iCloud. Follow these very simple steps to do it.

Step 1: On the iPhone, open the Settings app and then tap on iCloud.

Step 2: Tap on the iCloud Drive and turn it on if it is turned off.

Step 3: look through the list of apps to make sure that WhatsApp is turned on.

Now all you have to do is go to the WhatsApp app and tap on Settings > Chats > Chat Backup and then tap on "Backup Now" to back up your chat messages.

go to the WhatsApp appclick on chatschoose chat backup


You can also go to WhatsApp > Settings > Chats > Chat Backup > Back Up Now within WhatsApp. It can take the entire backup of your device, which will include WhatsApp in iPhone backup.

Part 3. How to View and Extract WhatsApp Messages in iCloud

If you just want to make sure that all WhatsApp messages have been backed up to iCloud successfully or you want to gain access to the backup and recover some of the messages, iMyFone D-Back iCloud data extractor can help you do that. The following are some of the features that make this data recovery tool the best tool to view your WhatsApp messages on an iCloud Backup file.

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How to Restore WhatsApp Conversation iCloud Backup to iPhone

Follow these simple steps to view and extract your WhatsApp messages from your iCloud backup.

Step 1: Download and install iMyFone D-Back on your computer and run it. On the main window, select "Recover from iCloud" and then click "Start" to begin.

select recover from iCloud

Step 2: Sign in to your iCloud account.

sign in to icloud account

Step 3: In the next window, select the type of data you want to extract or restore. Choose "iCloud Backup" and click "Scan".

Select recover from iCloud backup

Step 4: Choose the data type you wish to restore, "WhatsApp" in this case.

select a relevant backup file

Step 5: After the scan completes, select the WhatsApp Messages you would like to view and extract and then click "Recover" to get them back and save them to your computer.

choose to export

Step 6: In the next window, choose a relevant backup file that contains the WhatsApp messages you want to extract.

select a relevant backup file


Since there are different ways to save or backup WhatsApp messages to iCloud, you can freely choose one as you want. But the most reliable way to export or restore WhatsApp messages it through iMyFone D-Back iCloud data extractor. Download it now to check whether all your WhatsApp conversations have been backed up or not.

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