2 Ways to Backup WhatsApp on Samsung

How do I back up WhatsApp? Can I transfer WhatsApp to Samsung? If you also have the same question about backup WhatsApp on your Samsung phone, you need to read the following content to find the answer.

Joy Taylor Last Updated: Jun. 21, 2021

As a convenient and free chat tool, WhatsApp are more and more popular around the word. It is a good assistant for you to keep in touch with family and friends anytime, anywhere. It brings many happiness to people’s life.

But, what should you do when you want to back up WhatsApp chats? This article lists 2 effective methods for you to help you back up WhatsApp chats on Samsung phones.

Part 1. Why You Need to Backup the WhatsApp Chat History on Samsung?

If you are the one who uses WhatsApp to communicate with your friends and family, there are have a large number of WhatsApp Chat messages restored on your Samsung phone.

What is annoying is that these WhatsApp messages are precious memories for you and you are not willing to delete them. However, storing huge chat messages on your Samsung phone will take up the phone memory, which will cause the Android phone to run out of memory for a long time and cause problems such as the phone frozen. Therefore, the best solution is to back up your WhatsApp chat history for good preservation.

Here, we show three methods to backup WhatsApp on Samsung phone. Please keep reading.

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Part 2. How to Backup WhatsApp on Samsung via Google Drive

WhatsApp allows iOS users to back up chat messages to iCloud, and also allows Android users to back up their chat messages to Google Drive. Therefore, in order to successfully back up the WhatsApp chat history on Samsung phones to Google Drive, you need to make sure that you have the following preparations:

  1. Your Samsung device must have activated the Google Drive account.
  2. Google Play(or Google Services) must be installed (only available for Android OS 2.3.4 and higher).
  3. Your Google Drive account must have enough space for your all WhatsApp data.
  4. Your mobile device must have enough free space to create the backup

Now you can follow the steps below to backup WhatsApp message on Samsung:

Step 1. Launch the WhatsApp application on your Samsung device and tap the More option which is made up of three dots at the top-right corner.

Step 2. Click on “Settings” > “Chats” > “Chat backup” > “Back up to Google Drive”.

Step 3. Set the backup frequency (or you can choose CANCEL to skip this step) and then choose an account that you have signed in to.

Step 4. Now tap on the BACKUP button to start the process and all WhatsApp chats will be backed up to the WhatsApp cloud server.

WhatsApp Local Backup

Backup WhatsApp to Google Drive

Also Read: How to Transfer WhatsApp from Android to iPhone >

Part 3.Backup WhatsApp on Samsung via Email

There is an easy way for Samsung users to backup their WhatsApp messages. But the backup process will become time-consuming if there are a large number of messages that need to backup. Therefore, this method is more suitable for users who have a small amount of WhatsApp messages to back up. Here are the detailed steps:

Step 1. Launch WhatsApp on your Samsung phone, and find the “Email Chat” option by tapping on Settings> Chat Settings> Chat History> Email Chat.

Step 2. Select the WhatsApp messages that you want to transfer to Samsung. Then you can select “no media” or “additional media” according to your needs when the message “Attaching media will generate a larger email” pop-up on screen.

Step 3. After selecting the file, you need to enter the email address and then click the “Send” button to send the message.

Step 4. Now open the email on your Samsung Galaxy device and download the messages or you can download the messages on your computer.

Backup WhasApp to Email

Backup WhatsApp to Email

The Bottom Line

The above two ways to backup WhatsApp on Samsung phone. If you think the article is useful to you, please share it with your friends and family. If you have other better solutions or any problems, please share them with us in the comment area.

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