Sometimes we delete messages and conversations in WhatsApp By our own choice, either to free up space or just because we are no longer interested in these stories, but on other occasions we may regret and it is too late, or at least we think so, as we can restore these messages.
The good news is this WhatsApp save our conversations; The bad news is that it only does this for 7 days, disappears after a week, but read on and you’ll discover how to recover messages and conversations.
Undoubtedly, WhatsApp is one of the most important applications in our daily lives, as it is one of the most common and easiest ways to communicate with loved ones or co-workers.
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Every morning WhatsApp backs up all our conversations of all messages, photos, videos, gifs, sound clips, stickers, among other things we send to our contacts.
The first thing you need to do is to customize the backup well, for which you need to enter the WhatsApp application in the mobile device, in the settings, specifically in the chat section, there you will see the option to back up from there you can make a manual copy at any time.
Interestingly, below, in the Google Drive setting, where you can choose periodicity automatically, daily, weekly or monthly, or directly, never or only if you do it manually.
Lastly, remember to choose how you want WhatsApp to back up, using only the Wi-Fi network, which is most recommended as the other uses mobile data if we are not connected to a wireless network.
The second step is to recover lost messages, which is the goal, but how do we do it? First uninstall the WhatsApp app, you can do this from the main screen and hold the app.
When you’re done, you’ll need to reinstall it, so go to the Play Store and download it, as WhatsApp only allows you to restore backups once you install the app.
You will have to perform the procedure you performed during the first installation, ie wait for the code to be sent to your phone to access WhatsApp.
This is a crucial moment, as WhatsApp will ask us if you want to restore the backup it detected, as this is the goal, we will click on restore and thus restore all the messages and conversations we have in the backup, including all those , which are deleted that were not saved in the previous backup.