How to Download WhatsApp Backup from Google Drive



If you would like to download your WhatsApp conversation backups from Google Drive, you can do the following steps:

  • Go to Google Drive.
  • Login to your account which is linked with your WhatsApp backups.
  • Tap on My Drive.
  • Find your WhatsApp backups from the list.
  • Hit and hold on CTRL + pick files you want to download.
  • Right click on files and select “Download” from the menu.

That is all you need to do for downloading backups from Google Drive to PC, you can find steps for Android and iOS below. You can also right click  on  a single file and download it from the drive directly. The steps we have told you above will also help you to download bulk files from your backups.

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See how you can access to an old backup of the app: How Do You Access an Old iCloud WhatsApp Backup?

Download WhatsApp Backup from Google Drive

We have told you how to do that on PC above. If you would like to download your backup to your phone device please see the below…

Android

You will need to do following steps to download WhatsApp Backups to your Android device:

  • Download and install Google Drive to your device if you haven’t done it yet.
  • Run the application in your phone but don’t forget to login to your proper Gmail account first.
  • You will see a list of backup files after you enter to the Google Drive.
  • Tap on three dots menu which is located right bottom corner of the WhatsApp Backup file which you want to download.
  • Select download from the menu.

See: How to Delete Whatsapp Backup Permanently on Android

How to Download WhatsApp Backup from Google Drive

iPhone

You will need to do following steps to download WhatsApp Backups to your iPhone:

  • Download and install Google Drive to your iPhone.
  • Launch application in your phone.
  • Sign in to the application with the Gmail account which has your WhatsApp backups.
  • You will see all backup files listed just the main page of the app after you sign in.
  • Tap on three dots menu just near of the file you want to download.
  • Select download from the menu.

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