How to Backup WhatsApp Chats on iPhone Including Pictures and Videos

Do you fear of losing your WhatsApp Chats & Data? Here’s how to Backup WhatsApp Chats on iPhone to iCloud drive regularly without using a PC/Mac. You can learn the complete method within 5 minutes.

Another day, another amazing tutorial to write on. We all know WhatsApp is one of the best and important application for every single iOS user in this modern world. To stay in touch with the different type of people in our daily life we all need these chats.

According to daily search results, many users are looking for the easiest way to create a backup of WhatsApp chats including videos and pictures. If you are one who don’t know how you can do this then you are the right place. I am going to teach how you a very quick method to do this. You can even do this while you are at the work, home, gym or anywhere.


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So, if you are interested in this lesson then there are two parts described step-by-step for you. Proceed next carefully to save your WhatsApp Chats including photos and videos.

Enable iCloud Drive for WhatsApp Daily Backup

iCloud is one of the best storage service feature for every iPhone, iPad and Mac user. With the help of iCloud, we can manage Photos, Contacts, Mails and much more between our devices. Also, with the help of iCloud and iCloud Drive we can back up our favorite applications. So, in order to make a backup of our WhatsApp chats it is important to enable iCloud drive first. Here’s how you can do this.

  1. At very first, on your iPhone go to Settings.
    enable icloud for whatsapp - Settings
  2. Tap on YOUR NAME showing at the top under search.
    enable icloud for whatsapp - Apple ID
  3. Tap on iCloud.
    enable icloud for whatsapp - icloud
  4. Scroll and Enable iCloud Drive & WhatsApp under this.
    enable icloud for whatsapp - icloud drive
  5. Now you are ready to make a complete backup of your WhatsApp on iPhone.

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Once you are done with this, follow the next part of this method and make a complete backup of your WhatsApp. But before proceeding next please delete extra stuff from your WhatsApp. This will save space for storage and helpful to manage data on free 5GB of iCloud Storage. In case, you have paid for iCloud storage then it’s well and good.

Backup WhatsApp Chats in iCloud on iPhone

The final part of this method is here. Now we are going to back up your chats including photos and videos on iCloud drive. You can use this backup for later use. For example, if your device brick on iOS Update or any damage to your device, this backup is useful for later use. Here’s how you can do this.

  1. On your iPhone, open WhatsApp.
    open whats app on iphone
  2. From the bottom, hit Settings on your screen.
    whatsapp chat settings iphone
  3. Go to Chats showing on your screen.
    whatsapp chats settings on iphone
  4. Hit Chats Backup.
    whatsapp chat backup on iphone
  5. Finally, tap Backup Now.
    whatsapp chat backup now on iphone

WhatsApp will start creating a backup of your all WhatsApp chat. If you want to backup chats including videos then select the button separately showing on your screen before tapping ‘Backup Now’. Please note that, this will require more space on iCloud drive. So, do this when you have enough space.
whatsapp last backup on iphoneOnce your backup is complete, you will see Last Backup date and time. Also, you can check the Total Size of backup you will use for later restore. You can also set Auto Backup to Daily, Weekly or monthly.

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