How to Backup and Email WhatsApp Chat / Conversation

This guide is for those who want to backup specific WhatsApp conversation and chat. This app is widely used for mobile messaging and voice calling on almost all mobile platform. Major reasons of this product popularity are availability on every mobile platform and even you can use this on MAC and PC using web or via desktop application and extremely user friendly. To backup WhatsApps chat or conversation, process is very simple and we will use built-in option that can email conversation to specific email address. Where this backup is safe and you can view any time on another device. Let’s take a look at how to take backup and email all the WhatsApp conversation.

See also: How to Recover Deleted WhatsApp Messages

How to Backup WhatsApp Chat


Taking backup WhatsApps conversation is good idea when you want to sell your mobile phone or want to switch your device. You can also backup all the conversation using different method but emailing to your own inbox is a very safe place to store WhatsApp conversations. To do this follow the simple steps below.

  1. First open the conversation from WhatsApp Chat section that you want backup and email.
    Android : On devices using Android tap on dots menu at top right-corner > More and then select Email Chat.
    iOS : On iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch you need to tap on person or group name at the top, scroll down to the bottom select ‘Export Chat’.

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  2. A pop-up window will show and ask “Attaching media will generate a large email message” including two option attach media or without media files like Images, Videos/Audio. Select one option which want. It will start initializing to backup chat conversation.
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  3.    To send an email of this backup, It will asks you to select email app or automatically open you Gmail app (depends on your conversation size). Compose email, send it to your desired email and you are done.
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So you successfully saved WhatsApp chat in your email, if you have any question please leave a comment below.

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