WhatsApp for Android will use Google Drive to again up your knowledge
The extra we depend on our smartphones for each side of our lives, the extra danger there’s of dropping essential knowledge in case your telephone will get misplaced, stolen or destroyed. Android already has some backup providers inbuilt, however the massively well-liked chat shopper WhatsApp has simply introduced a partnership with Google to ensure its 900 million customers do not lose something necessary to them. Beginning in the present day, WhatsApp customers on Android could have the choice to again up their complete WhatsApp historical past proper to Google Drive. The backup will embrace chat histories, voice messages, photographs and video, and you’ll restore all of that knowledge to a brand new telephone whenever you arrange WhatsApp.
Sadly, as with many new Google options, this one might be coming by the ever-widespread gradual rollout. This can be a notably lengthy one — Google says the function will grow to be out there over the subsequent few months. As soon as it is out there, you will discover the choice in WhatsApp’s settings. Why it’s going to take so lengthy is not clear, so you will have to only begin checking your app periodically if you wish to benefit from the brand new function.