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Restore WhatsApp from Google Drive Backup

WhatsApp is one of the most popular apps in the world. In order to protect your important WhatsApp data, you may back up WhatsApp data via Google Drive. If you lost WhatsApp data, you can restore it to you iOS or Android device from Google Drive backup. But how to restore WhatsApp data from Google Drive backup to iOS or Android device? With the help of AppTrans, you can make it easily. Please refer to the following guide to make good use of AppTrans.

Step 1: Preparation.

Do as following:
  • Launch AppTrans on your computer
  • Choose App Restore - WhatsApp Backup
  • Click Restore button

After launching AppTrans, please choose App Restore - WhatsApp Backup. Then, please click Restore button.

Click Restore Under WhatsApp Backup Option

Click Restore Under WhatsApp Backup Option

Step 2: Decryption.

Do as following:
  • Log in Google account
  • Select WhatsApp backup
  • Decrypt Calls and Messages

Once you choose WhatsApp Backup option, the interface below will appear. You just need to log in your Google Account.

Sign in to Your Google Account

Sign in to Your Google Account

After log in your Google account successfully, all the backups will display. You can view the content in your backup by clicking View button. To delete the unwanted backup, please click Delete button. You can select a backup and click Restore button to restore WhatsApp data from backup.

Select WhatsApp Data from Google Drive Backup

Select WhatsApp Data from Google Drive Backup

If you want to restore calls and messages, you need to decrypt these two types of data. Please click View button. Taking messages for an example, please choose Messages.

Take  Messages for an Example

Take Messages for an Example

Then, please connect your Android device to your computer and click Decrypt Now button.

Start the Decrypting Process

Start the Decrypting Process

After that, please follow the instructions to install the WhatsApp Custom Version on your Android device to extract WhatsApp data.

Install WhatsApp Custom Version

Install WhatsApp Custom Version

Due to Android restrictions, WhatsApp Official Version won’t allow the third party software to access its data directly. So AppTrans will help install WhatsApp Custom Version temporarily to get access to WhatsApp data.

Please give WhatsApp Custom Version the access permission on your Android device.

Give WhatsApp Custom Version the Permission on Target Device

Give WhatsApp Custom Version the Permission on Target Device

Please restore the backup data on the WhatsApp Custom Version of your Android device.

Restore the Backup Data

Restore the Backup Data

Step 3: Settings.

Do as following:
  • Complete settings on your Android device

Once your WhatsApp messages are decrypted, you will see the interface below. You can restore them to Android or iOS device. We take restoring WhatsApp messages from Google Drive backup to Android device for an example. Then please click Restore button.

Choose Restore Function

Choose Restore Function

By default, AppTrans will detect your device automatically. If you don’t connect your iOS or Android device to computer or your device is not recognized, you will see the interface below:

Please Connect the Target Device to Restore WhatsApp

Please Connect the Target Device to Restore WhatsApp

Once your Android device is recognized, the interface below will display.

Confirm the Target Device to Restoere WhatsApp

Confirm the Target Device to Restoere WhatsApp

1. If AppTrans is unable to recognize the iOS device, you may try these troubleshooting steps to solve this problem.

2. If AppTrans is unable to recognize the Android device, you may try these troubleshooting steps to solve this problem.

After entering the next step, please open WhatsApp on your Android device > tap button> Settings - Chats - Chat backup to back up WhatsApp messages on your Android device. Please also select Never for Back up to Google Drive option.

Backing Up WhatsApp Chats

Backing Up WhatsApp Chats

Once you click Next button, a message will be popped up, which asks for the request to uninstall WhatsApp Official Version on your Android device and then reinstall WhatsApp Custom Version on it.

Install WhatsApp Custom Version to the Target Device

Install WhatsApp Custom Version to the Target Device

After clicking Next button, please go to Settings > App Info > WhatsApp - Permissions - Storage to allow WhatsApp to access phone storage.

Give WhatsApp Custom Version the Permission

Give WhatsApp Custom Version the Permission

Step 4: Restore.

Do as following:
  • Restore WhatsApp messages
  • Wait for restoring process

After installing WhatsApp Custom Version on your Android device, please log in to your account and then restore WhatsApp from backup.

Restore Data from WhatsApp Backup

Restore Data from WhatsApp Backup

Once you click Restore button, AppTrans will restore WhatsApp Messages from Google Drive backup to Android device automatically. The time to restore WhatsApp Messages varies based on the amount of messages. Please keep patient.

Wait for the Restoring Process

Wait for the Restoring Process

Once the restoring process is completed, you will see “App restore succeeded” interface. To go back to the home interface, please click Back or OK button.

Restore WhatsApp from Google Drive Backup Completed

Restore WhatsApp from Google Drive Backup Completed