Setting adult a new phone is a good event to purify out a confusion on a aged one, though we think you’d substantially like to keep some of it. WhatsApp messages, pictures, video and other files are one such example, and once you’ve set adult a app on a new device we can’t also use it on a prior one. Luckily, with a bit of credentials we can pierce all that to a new phone.
Using Google Drive we can say a unchanging backup of your WhatsApp account, that your new phone will automatically hunt for on designation of WhatsApp. Here’s how to get it set up.
How to revive WhatsApp on a new phone
1. On your aged phone safeguard we have a giveaway Google Drive app commissioned and running. Download this from Google Play if we do not.
2. Open WhatsApp and daub a 3 dots in a tip right corner, afterwards select Settings Chats Chat backup.
3. By default (assuming we already have Google Drive installed) WhatsApp will demeanour to behind adult all your files overnight on a daily basis. However, if you’ve been using WhatsApp given or we didn’t have Wi-Fi incited on overnight, it’s probable this backup didn’t happen. Tap a immature Back Up symbol to safeguard we have a finish backup.
4. On your new phone implement both WhatsApp and Google Drive from Google Play. You will wish to be logged in regulating a same Google comment as on your prior device.
6. WhatsApp will immediately demeanour to Google Drive for an existent WhatsApp backup, and it should puncture adult a backup we combined a few moments ago. If we wish to revive all your messages, photos and video on a new device afterwards click a Restore button. (If we select Skip we will get a uninformed designation of WhatsApp.)
7. WhatsApp will now start downloading your files. Restoring your messages will take only a notation or two, yet if we frequently send video and photos around a use these will take longer. You should find as shortly as your messages have been easy we can start regulating WhatsApp, while your media will continue downloading in a background. Click Next to continue.
8. Enter a name for your WhatsApp profile, afterwards click Next. WhatsApp should now be adult and regulating as it was on your aged device.
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