As much as WhatsApp chat and media are important, WhatsApp contacts are important as well. Most people backup their WhatsApp data but don’t backup WhatsApp contacts and then regret it afterward. In this article, we will discuss how to backup my WhatsApp contacts to PC and Google Drive. We will share the step-by-step guide to make the process easier.

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Part 1. Backup WhatsApp Contacts to PC or Google Drive [iPhone & Android]

To create WhatsApp contacts backup on PC or Google Drive using Android or iPhone, you will need a third-party tool. WhatsApp does not offer contact backup to its users. These are the reasons why iTransor for WhatsApp is an important tool. It offers different types of WhatsApp backups, including chats, photos, videos, audio, and contacts.

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iTransor for WhatsApp is a safe and reliable tool and works perfectly with Android as well as iOS. Let us see how to backup WhatsApp contacts to PC or Google Drive through different methods.

Backup to PC

iTransor for WhatsApp offers WhatsApp backup to PC for both Android and iOS devices. It is a PC application to which both devices can connect and transfer the data to the PC. Here are the steps that you can follow to backup WhatsApp contacts to your PC.

Step 1.After downloading the iTransor for WhatsApp, install it on the PC and open it. Connect your device (Android or iPhone), whichever you want to use, to create a WhatsApp backup. Once the device is detected, click on Back Up.

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If you are using an Android device, then make sure to enable USB debugging so the tool can download customized WhatsApp to access your WhatsApp data. Follow the guidelines on the screen. While on an iPhone, all the tasks are done by iTransor for WhatsApp, and you just need to unlock your device.

Step 2.iTransor for WhatsApp will analyze the data and create a WhatsApp backup depending on the size of your data. You will see a notification when the backup is complete. This backup will include WhatsApp contacts, chats, media, and audio files.

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Step 3.After finishing these steps, you can go to Restore/Export WhatsApp Backup and selectively export the WhatsApp contacts you need to PC.

preview and select the WhatsApp videos or attachments to export

Backup to Google Drive

You cannot export or backup WhatsApp contacts to Google Drive separately as you can do with chats and media. Such an option is not available. Once again, you can take help from iTransor for WhatsApp and then transfer your WhatsApp contact to Google Drive. Follow the similar steps as above to create a backup on your PC and then follow these steps.

Step 1: After creating the backup, export the WhatsApp contacts to an excel file. An excel file is the best for saving, reading, and writing contacts.

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Step 2: Now, take this excel file and upload it to your Google Drive. In this way, your whole WhatsApp contact list will be backed up to Google Drive.

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Part 2. How to Backup WhatsApp Contacts to Google Drive on Android

With an Android device, any user can backup WhatsApp contacts to Google Drive. On an Android device, a backup takes place every day, and the frequency can be altered. This backup not only includes WhatsApp chats but also includes media and contacts.

When the user restores this data, all the WhatsApp contacts are also restored. To backup WhatsApp to Google Drive on Android, you can follow the steps below.

Step 1: Open WhatsApp, go to Settings > Chats > Chat Backup.

Step 2: Here, click on Back up to create a WhatsApp contacts backup to Google Drive.

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Part 3. How to Backup WhatsApp Contacts to Google Drive on iPhone

iPhone does not use Google Account on WhatsApp. To transfer WhatsApp contact backup on Google Drive, you will need a third-party tool. It is not possible directly.

iTransor for WhatsApp can help the user immensely in this case. Firstly, contacts can be transferred to Android, and then, using Google Drive upload, a backup will be created on Google Drive.

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Step 1.Install iTransor for WhatsApp on your PC. Turn off Find my iPhone and enable USB debugging on the Android device, open iTransor for WhatsApp, and connect iPhone to the computer. Choose the type of transfer you want to do.

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Step 2.On the Android (target) device, customized WhatsApp will be installed so that data transfer can be made smooth. Follow the instructions on the screen to proceed.

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Step 3.It will take a few minutes to transfer WhatsApp data, including contacts, from iPhone to Android. After the completion of the transfer, you will see a notification.

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Step 4.Now, open WhatsApp on your Android device. Go to Settings > Chats > Chat Backup and back up the WhatsApp data on Google Drive.

This was a little complex and lengthy process to backup WhatsApp contacts to Google Drive on iPhone using iTransor for WhatsApp.


In this article, we discussed how to backup WhatsApp contacts to PC or Google Drive. Some methods were direct, while some needed a tool like iTransor for WhatsApp. It is a safe and reliable tool that works wonders for people. It can transfer, backup, and restore any kind of WhatsApp data easily. Download the iTransor for WhatsApp and backup WhatsApp contacts on iPhone/Android without any hassle.

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