Wednesday , June 23 2021

Android users would lose their messages on VhatsApp



VhatsApp It has become the first choice for thousands of people around the world to stay in touch with others. Due to the fact that the application offers several elements, users have more resources (audio, video, gif, files and images) to communicate with someone.

However, the company with the messages revealed news that did not go well, and whether it's Monday, November 12th, people who have a mobile phone with Android can lose all their messages.

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Through the statement, the company has shown that from that date, VhatsApp backups which are not stored in the cloud can be lost.

This decision is based on an agreement that has been agreed upon VhatsApp and Google which allows all chat, photos and video clips that are sent through the application to be stored via Drive, file storage services, without the need for space on your Google Account.

The problem is for those who have on their mobile phones Android system is that VhatsApp backups that have not been updated for more than a year will automatically be removed from the Google Drive store.

"You can save your messages and multimedia files on Google Drive so that if you switch to another Android phone or get a new one, you can transfer them", He indicated the company.

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The company also recommended connect your phone to a Wi-Fi network before you back up your device because the file can vary in size and consumes a large amount of mobile data, generating additional costs from the mobile operator.

How to avoid losing all messages?

To back up to Google Drive, follow these steps:

-Abra VhatsApp.

– Press the Menu> Settings> Chats> Backup button.

– Include Save to Google Drive and select the frequency with which you want to save your backups.

-Select the Google account you want to use to save the backup. If you do not have a Google Account, click Add Account. Do not forget the username and password of your Google Account.

-Tap Save by selecting the network you want to use to save your backups. Remember that saving your backups using mobile data can increase data usage and thus generate additional costs.

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You also have the option to manually save your chat to Google Drive at any time:

-Abra VhatsApp.

– Press the Menu> Settings> Chats> Backup button.

– Press SAVE to start the backup process. This process may take several minutes.


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