If you are looking for a way to How to Backup WhatsApp to Computer, you will find here the steps Backup WhatsApp to local storage and transfer the Encrypted WhatsApp Backups File to your computer.
By default, WhatsApp is designed from backup to Google Drive, iCloud and your mobile phone’s internal storage.
If your mobile phone has a microSD card, WhatsApp uses the SD card to backup files, rather than using your mobile device’s internal device storage.
Steps Backup whatsapp to computer
Therefore, the only way to backup Whats App to a computer is to manually backup Whats App to the local storage of your mobile phone and transfer the backup files to the computer.
Backup WhatsApp to Local Storage or SD Card
1. Open WhatsApp on your mobile phone.
2. Tap on 3-dots menu icon and select Settings option in the drop-down section.
3. Next, go to Chats > Chat Backup.
4. On the next, tap on Back Up button to start the process of manual WhatsApp Backup on your mobile phone.
5. Now Wait till the Backup process to be completed.
By doing these above steps you Backup your whatsapp data in Local Storage. For WhatsApp Backup to Computer you need to follow next steps too.
Copy WhatsApp Backup File to Computer
Note: For this method, you must copy the backup file in other folder to make it visible in your computer.
1. Open My File App on your Phone.
2. On My Files screen, tap on SD Card option, visit under “Local Storage”.
3. Next, click to WhatsApp > Databases Folder.
4. After doing above, copy the latest WhatsApp Backup File (msgstore.db.crypt12) that you just created.
5. Paste msgstore.db.crypt12 File in other section of your file manager.
6. Next, join your Phone to computer and paste the (msgstore.db.crypt12) File in your computer.
7. Now your whats App backup in your computer.
However, the Backup File can be used to Restore WhatsApp Chats on your Phone by transferring the File to Phone (Storage or SD Card).
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